adjective see rod

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  • rodlike — adjective Resembling a rod, usually in shape a rodlike antenna …   Wiktionary

  • rodlike — rod·like räd .līk adj resembling a rod <rodlike bacteria> …   Medical dictionary

  • rodlike — adjective resembling a rod • Syn: ↑rod shaped • Similar to: ↑rounded * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling a rod * * * rodˈlike adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • appendix interna — A slender rodlike lappet on the mesial ,argin of the endopod of the second through fifth pleopods of shrimps; it is provided with terminal hooked setae by which the two pleopods of a pair must be joined mesially. (Pl. appendices internae) [Chace… …   Crustacea glossary

  • shaft — SYN: diaphysis. [A.S. sceaft] s. of clavicle [TA] the elongated, rodlike body of the clavicle. SYN: corpus claviculae [TA], body of clavicle. s. of femur [TA] the cylindrical s. of the thigh bone. SYN: corpus ossis femoris [TA], body of femur,… …   Medical dictionary

  • liquid crystal — a liquid having certain crystalline characteristics, esp. different optical properties in different directions when exposed to an electric field. [1890 95] * * * Substance that flows like a liquid but maintains some of the ordered structure… …   Universalium

  • needle — needlelike, adj. /need l/, n., v., needled, needling. n. 1. a small, slender, rodlike instrument, usually of polished steel, with a sharp point at one end and an eye or hole for thread at the other, for passing thread through cloth to make… …   Universalium

  • rhabdus — ˈrabdəs noun ( es) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek rhabdos rod more at vervain : a simple uniaxial sponge spicule * * * rhabdus /rabˈdəs/ noun A rodlike sponge spicule ORIGIN: Latinized from Gr rhabdos rod …   Useful english dictionary

  • Escándalo Sokal — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El escándalo Sokal fue un famoso engaño cometido por el físico Alan Sokal al equipo editorial de la importante revista académica de humanidades Social Text. En 1996, Sokal, profesor de física en New York University,… …   Wikipedia Español

  • amphibian — /am fib ee euhn/, n. 1. any cold blooded vertebrate of the class Amphibia, comprising frogs and toads, newts and salamanders, and caecilians, the larvae being typically aquatic, breathing by gills, and the adults being typically semiterrestrial,… …   Universalium

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