Staphyline
Staphyline Staph"y*line (st[a^]f"[i^]*l[imac]n), a. [Gr. stafy`linos botryoidal, from stafylh` a bunch of grapes.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the uvula or the palate. [1913 Webster]

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  • staphyline — ● staphylin, staphyline adjectif Qui appartient à la luette …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • staphyline — SYN: botryoid. * * * staph·y·line (stafґə līn) 1. botryoid. 2. uvular …   Medical dictionary

  • staphyline — staphˈyline adjective Like a bunch of grapes • • • Main Entry: ↑staphylo …   Useful english dictionary

  • yline — staphyline …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • botryoid — Having numerous rounded protuberances resembling a bunch of grapes. SYN: staphyline, uviform. [G. botryoeides, like a bunch of grapes (botrys)] * * * bot·ry·oid bä trē .ȯid adj having the form of a bunch of grapes * * * bot·ry·oid (botґre oid)… …   Medical dictionary

  • brachystaphyline — Having a short palate; having a palatomaxillary index above 85. [brachy + G. staphyle, uvula] * * * brachy·staph·y·line (brak″e stafґə lēn) [brachy + staphyline] pertaining to or characterized by a short, wide palate, with a… …   Medical dictionary

  • uvular — Relating to the uvula. * * * uvu·lar (uґvu lər) pertaining to the uvula; called also staphyline …   Medical dictionary

  • zanahoria — (Del ár. vulgar safunariya.) ► sustantivo femenino 1 BOTÁNICA Planta bianual umbelífera con flores blancas, fruto seco y raíz fusiforme y comestible. (Daucus carota.) 2 AGRICULTURA, BOTÁNICA Raíz comestible de esta planta, de unos dos decímetros… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • staphylin — 1. staphylin [ stafilɛ̃ ] n. m. • 1755; gr. staphulinos ♦ Zool. Coléoptère à élytres très courts, carnassier et vorace. staphylin 2. staphylin, ine [ stafilɛ̃, in ] adj. • 1765; en comp. 1752; du gr. staphulê « luette » ♦ Anat. Qui appartient à… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • azanoria — (del sup. ár. and. «safunnárya», de «safannárya», del gr. «staphylînē ágria», zanahoria silvestre; pop.) f. *Zanahoria (planta umbelífera y su raíz). * * * azanoria. f. zanahoria …   Enciclopedia Universal

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