Metabases
Metabasis Me*tab"a*sis, n.; pl. {Metabases}. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to pass over; ? beyond, over + ? to go.] 1. (Rhet.) A transition from one subject to another. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) Same as {Metabola}. [1913 Webster]


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  • metabases — n. change, transition from one subject to another …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Metabasis — Me*tab a*sis, n.; pl. {Metabases}. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to pass over; ? beyond, over + ? to go.] 1. (Rhet.) A transition from one subject to another. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) Same as {Metabola}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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