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Shaft

shaft 1. The slender, smooth stem of an arrow; hence, an arrow. His sleep, his meat, his drink, is him bereft, That lean he... Read More

Hair shaft

Hair shaft The non-growing portion of a hair which protrudes from the skin, i.e., from the follicle. Synonym: scapus... Read More

Long bone

Long bone One of the elongated bones of the extremities, consisting of a tubular shaft (diaphysis) and two extremities... Read More

Eccentric

Eccentric 1. Deviating or departing from the center, or from the line of a circle; as, an eccentric or elliptical orbit;... Read More

Hirsuties coronae glandis

Definition noun The small bumps on the ridge on certain human glans penis Supplement Hirsuties coronae glandis are small... Read More

Penile spine

Definition noun, plural: penile spines Any of the spiny projections along the glans or the shaft of the penis Supplement The... Read More

Fordyce spots

Definition noun Sebaceous glands that appear as raised bumps on the vermilion border of the lips, on the scrotum, shaft of... Read More

Tunnels

tunnel 1. To form into a tunnel, or funnel, or to form like a tunnel; as, to tunnel fibrous plants into nests. 2. To catch... Read More

Hair cast

Hair cast 1. A cast composed of parakeratotic scales attached to scalp hair but freely movable up and down the hair shaft;... Read More

Paddles

paddle 1. An implement with a broad blade, which is used without a fixed fulcrum in propelling and steering canoes and... Read More

Man

Man Origin: as. Mann, man, monn, mon; akin to os, D, & OHG. Man, g. Mann, Icel. Mathr, for mannr, dan. Mand, Sw. Man,... Read More

Exogen

Definition noun (physiology) The phase of the hair cycle in which the hair is shed (botany) Any of the plants characterised... Read More

Neck

neck 1. The part of an animal which connects the head and the trunk, and which, in man and many other animals, is more... Read More

Lever

Lever 1. (Science: mechanics) a rigid piece which is capable of turning about one point, or axis (the fulcrum), and in which... Read More

Feathers

Feather 1. (Science: ornithology) One of the peculiar dermal appendages, of several kinds, belonging to birds, as contour... Read More

Spears

spear To shoot into a long stem, as some plants. See spire. 1. A long, pointed weapon, used in war and hunting, by thrusting... Read More

Linea aspera

Linea aspera a rough ridge with two pronounced lips running down the posterior surface of the shaft of the femur; the... Read More

Pillar

pillar 1. The general and popular term for a firm, upright, insulated support for a superstructure; a pier, column, or post;... Read More

Frustum

Frustum Origin: L. Fruslum piece, bit. 1. (Science: geometry) The part of a solid next the base, formed by cutting Off the,... Read More

Glans penis

Definition noun, plural: glans penises (anatomy) The conical expansion of the corpus spongiosum that forms the head of the... Read More

Webbed penis

webbed penis deficient ventral penile shaft skin which is buried in scrotum or tethered to scrotal midline by a fold or web... Read More

Banks

Bank 1. A mound, pile, or ridge of earth, raised above the surrounding level; hence, anything shaped like a mound or ridge... Read More

Corpus fibulae

Corpus fibulae --> shaft of fibula The body of fibula; of the fibula elongated, rod-like portion which accounts for most... Read More

Rough line

rough line --> linea aspera A rough ridge with two pronounced lips running down the posterior surface of the shaft of the... Read More

Medullary cavity

medullary cavity The marrow cavity in the shaft of a long bone. Synonym: cavitas medullaris, cavum... Read More

Fangs

Fang 1. (Science: zoology) The tusk of an animal, by which the prey is seized and held or torn; a long pointed tooth;... Read More

Bearing

Bearing 1. The manner in which one bears or conducts one's self; mien; behavior; carriage. I know him by his bearing.... Read More

Vertical

vertical 1. Of or pertaining to the vertex; situated at the vertex, or highest point; directly overhead, or in the zenith;... Read More

Linea pectinea

Linea pectinea --> pectineal line a ridge running down the posterior surface of the shaft of the femur from the lesser... Read More

Flight

Flight 1. The act or flying; a passing through the air by the help of wings; volitation; mode or style of flying. Like the... Read More

Lance

Lance 1. A weapon of war, consisting of a long shaft or handle and a steel blade or head; a spear carried by horsemen, and... Read More

Staple

staple 1. A settled mart; an emporium; a city or town to which merchants brought commodities for sale or exportation in... Read More

Valgus

Definition adjective Of, or pertaining to the abnormal outward turning of a distal segment of a bone from the mid-line,... Read More

Thrust

thrust 1. A violent push or driving, as with a pointed weapon moved in the direction of its length, or with the hand or... Read More

Pivot

pivot 1. A fixed pin or short axis, on the end of which a wheel or other body turns. 2. The end of a shaft or arbor which... Read More

Groove

Groove 1. A furrow, channel, or long hollow, such as may be formed by cutting, molding, grinding, the wearing force of... Read More

Brace

Brace 1. To furnish with braces; to support; to prop; as, to brace a beam in a building. 2. To draw tight; to tighten; to... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define the epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough... Read More

Folliculus pili

Folliculus pili --> hair follicle (Science: dermatology) a tube-like opening in the epidermis where the hair shaft... Read More

Gang

Gang 1. A going; a course. 2. A number going in company; hence, a company, or a number of persons associated for a... Read More