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Saddle

saddle 1. A seat for a rider, usually made of leather, padded to span comfortably a horse's back, furnished with stirrups... Read More

Turkish saddle

Turkish saddle --> sella turcica (Science: anatomy) A transverse depression crossing the midline on the superior surface... Read More

Diarthrodial joint

What is a diarthrodial joint? A diarthrosis joint is a freely moving joint characterized by its mobility and joint cavity... Read More

Condyloid joint

A joint is a point where two bones are attached and are capable of movement. The joints not only provide the movements of... Read More

Stirrups

stirrup 1. A kind of ring, or bent piece of metal, wood, leather, or the like, horizontal in one part for receiving the foot... Read More

Stirrup

The stirrup-shaped ossicle that transmits sound from the incus to the cochlea.stirrup 1. A kind of ring, or bent piece of... Read More

Sellar joint

Definition noun A synovial joint in which the opposing surfaces resemble the shape of a saddle and are reciprocally... Read More

Gall

Gall 1. To fret and wear away by friction; to hurt or break the skin of by rubbing; to chafe; to injure the surface of by... Read More

Horn

Horn 1. A hard, projecting, and usually pointed organ, growing upon the heads of certain animals, especially. Of the... Read More

Pad

pad 1. A soft, or small, cushion; a mass of anything soft; stuffing. 2. A kind of cushion for writing upon, or for blotting;... Read More

Seat

seat 1. To place on a seat; to cause to sit down; as, to seat one's self. The guests were no sooner seated but they entered... Read More

Perineum

Definition noun, plural: perinea (anatomy) The region between the anus and the vulva; the region between the scrotum and the... Read More

Biaxial joint

Biaxial joint One in which there are two principal axes of movement situated at right angles to each other; e.g., saddle... Read More

Rider

rider 1. One who, or that which, rides. 2. Formerly, an agent who went out with samples of goods to obtain orders; a... Read More

Scratch reflex

Definition noun, plural: scratch reflexes (1) A spinal reflex characterized by a response to the activation of sensory... Read More

Navel

navel 1. (Science: anatomy) A mark or depression in the middle of the abdomen; the umbilicus. See Umbilicus. 2. The central... Read More

Anaesthesia

Definition noun An induced reversible loss of perception of pain and other sensations Supplement Anaesthesia is an induced... Read More

Allele

Allele Definition What are alleles? An allele is a term coined to describe a specific copy of a gene. Genes, the DNA... Read More

Panel

panel 1. A sunken compartment with raised margins, molded or otherwise, as in ceilings, wainscotings, etc. 2. A prisoner... Read More

Bolster

Bolster 1. A long pillow or cushion, used to support the head of a person lying on a bed; generally laid under the pillows.... Read More

Movable joint

Definition noun The most common and movable type of joint which is characterized by the presence of a layer of... Read More

Sides

sidesaddle A saddle for women, in which the rider sits with both feet on one side of the animal mounted. (Science: botany)... Read More

Synovial joint

Definition noun A movable joint comprised of a layer of fibrocartilage or hyaline cartilage that lines the opposing bony... Read More