Polygastric
Polygastric Pol`y*gas"tric (p[o^]l`[i^]*g[a^]s"tr[i^]k), n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Polygastrica. [1913 Webster]

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  • Polygastric — Pol y*gas tric ( tr[i^]k), a. [Poly + gastric: cf. F. polygastrique.] 1. (Anat.) Having several bellies; applied to muscles which are made up of several bellies separated by short tendons. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Pertaining to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • polygastric — |pälē, lə̇+ adjective Etymology: poly + gastric : having more than one digestive cavity a polygastric protozoan also : having the stomach divided into several chambers used of ruminants …   Useful english dictionary

  • polygastric — adjective a) Having several bellies; applied to muscles which are made up of several bellies separated by short tendons. b) Pertaining to the Polygastrica …   Wiktionary

  • polygastric — poly·gastric …   English syllables

  • Receptacle — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Receptacle >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 receptacle receptacle Sgm: N 1 inclosure inclosure &c. 232 Sgm: N 1 recipient recipient receiver reservatory GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 compartment compartment …   English dictionary for students

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