angular
the triangular, paired dermal bone on the posterior ventral corner of the lower jaw. Also applied to the dermal bone of the lower jaw which articulates posteriorly with the quadrate, in which case the preceding bone is known as the retroarticular. In mammals this bone becomes the malleus of the inner ear

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  • Angular — An gu*lar, a. [L. angularis, fr. angulus angle, corner. See {Angle}.] 1. Relating to an angle or to angles; having an angle or angles; forming an angle or corner; sharp cornered; pointed; as, an angular figure. [1913 Webster] 2. Measured by an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • angular — ANGULÁR, Ă, angulari, e, adj. (livr.) Unghiular. – Din fr. angulaire, lat. angularis. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  ANGULÁR adj. v. unghiular. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  …   Dicționar Român

  • angular — adjetivo 1. Del ángulo: proporciones angulares, dimensiones angulares. piedra* angular. 2. Que tiene forma de ángulo: una figura angular. Locuciones 1. gran angular …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • angular — [aŋ′gyo͞o lər, aŋ′gyələr] adj. [L angularis < angulus, ANGLE1] 1. having or forming an angle or angles; having sharp corners 2. measured by an angle [angular distance] 3. with bones that jut out 4. without ease or grace [angular st …   English World dictionary

  • angular — [adj1] bent akimbo, bifurcate, cornered, crooked, crossing, crotched, divaricate, forked, intersecting, jagged, oblique, sharpcornered, skewed, slanted, staggered, V shaped, Y shaped, zigzag; concept 486 Ant. straight angular [adj2] thin,… …   New thesaurus

  • Angular — An gu*lar, n. (Anat.) A bone in the base of the lower jaw of many birds, reptiles, and fishes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Angŭlar — (v. lat.), eckig, winkelig. Daher Angulararterie (Arteria angularis), Zweig der Gesichtspulsader, s. Kopfarterien; Angularsystem, so v.w. Tenaillirtes System …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Angular — Angular, aus dem lat., eckig, winklig. Angularsystem s. tenaillirtes System …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • angular — que tiene la forma de un ángulo Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • angular — (adj.) 1590s, from L. angularis having corners or angles, from angulus (see ANGLE (Cf. angle) (n.)). Earlier in an astrological sense, occupying a cardinal point of the zodiac (late 14c.). Angulous having many corners is from mid 15c …   Etymology dictionary

  • angular — adj. 2 g. 1. Que forma ou tem ângulo ou ângulos. 2. Do ângulo. 3. Diz se da pedra que forma o cunhal do edifício.   ‣ Etimologia: latim angularis, e   • Confrontar: angolar …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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