adjective see stigma

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stigmal — See stigma. * * * …   Universalium

  • stigmal — stig·mal (stigґməl) stigmatic …   Medical dictionary

  • stigmal — stig·mal …   English syllables

  • stigmal — ˈstigməl adjective Etymology: stigma + al : of or relating to a stigma …   Useful english dictionary

  • stigmal vein — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A short vein extending posteriorly from the costal margin of the wing; stigma …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • stigmal plate — noun : a chitinized often sculptured or punctate plate covering a respiratory opening in various insect larvae and in ticks …   Useful english dictionary

  • stigmal vein — noun : a short vein extending obliquely from the stigma in various hymenopterous insects …   Useful english dictionary

  • stigma — noun (plural stigmata or stigmas) Etymology: Latin stigmat , stigma mark, brand, from Greek, from stizein to tattoo more at stick Date: circa 1593 1. a. archaic a scar left by a hot iron ; brand b. a mark of shame or discredit …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • marginal veins — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A vein running along the front margin of a wing that gives off a stigmal vein …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • postmarginal vein — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The fore wing vein along the anterior margin, beyond where the stigmal vein arises …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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