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Search Results for: eminence


Eminence 1. That which is eminent or lofty; a high ground or place; a height. Without either eminences or cavities. (Dryden)... Read More

Canine eminence

Canine eminence An elevation on the maxilla corresponding to the socket of the canine tooth. Synonym: canine... Read More

Eminence of concha

Eminence of concha The prominence on the cranial surface of the auricle corresponding to the concha. Synonym: eminentia... Read More

Hypobranchial eminence

Hypobranchial eminence (Science: anatomy) a median elevation in the floor of the embryonic pharynx caudal to the tuberculum... Read More

Hypothalamic hormone

Definition noun, plural: hypothalamic hormones Any of the various neurohormones produced by specialized neurons in the... Read More


Distinction 1. A marking off by visible signs; separation into parts; division. The distinction of tragedy into acts was not... Read More


rank 1. Luxuriant in growth; of vigorous growth; exuberant; grown to immoderate height; as, rank grass; rank weeds. And,... Read More


Ladder 1. A frame usually portable, of wood, metal, or rope, for ascent and descent, consisting of two side pieces to which... Read More

Tuber omentale

tuber omentale An eminence on the visceral surface of the left hepatic lobe to the left of the fossa for the ductus venosus,... Read More

Oblique muscle

oblique muscle of auricle --> oblique auricular muscle (Science: anatomy) A thin band of oblique muscular fibres... Read More

Canine fossa

Canine fossa a depression on the anterior surface of the maxilla below the infraorbital foramen and on the lateral side of... Read More


parachute 1. A contrivance somewhat in the form of an umbrella, by means of which a descent may be made from a balloon, or... Read More


smooth 1. Having an even surface, or a surface so even that no roughness or points can be perceived by the touch; not rough;... Read More

Tuber parietale

tuber parietale --> parietal eminence A prominent portion of the parietal bone, a little above the centre of its external... Read More

Tuber maxillae

tuber maxillae --> maxillary tuberosity The bulging lower extremity of the posterior surface of the body of the maxilla,... Read More


Copula 1. In anatomy, a narrow part connecting two structures, e.g., the body of the hyoid bone. 2. A swelling that is... Read More


Definition noun, plural: neurohormones Any of the various hormones secreted by neuroendocrine cells Supplement A... Read More


Definition noun, plural: dopamines 3,4-dihydroxyphenethylamine (chemical formula: C8H11NO2); a neurotransmitter or a hormone... Read More


revolution 1. The act of revolving, or turning round on an axis or a center; the motion of a body round a fixed point or... Read More

Diameter obliqua

Diameter obliqua --> oblique diameter a measurement across the pelvic inlet from the sacroiliac joint of one side to the... Read More

Eminentia arcuata

Eminentia arcuata --> arcuate eminence a prominence on the anterior surface of the petrous portion of the temporal bone... Read More


noble 1. Possessing eminence, elevation, dignity, etc.; above whatever is low, mean, degrading, or dishonorable;... Read More


nobility 1. The quality or state of being noble; superiority of mind or of character; commanding excellence; eminence.... Read More


pons (Science: anatomy) A rounded eminence off the ventral surface of the brainstem. The origins of cranial nerves V, VI,... Read More