engrailed
adjective Etymology: Middle English engreled, from Anglo-French engreslé, literally, reduced, thinned, from en- + gresle slender, from Latin gracilis Date: 15th century 1. indented with small concave curves <
an engrailed heraldic bordure
>
2. made of or bordered by a circle of raised dots <
an engrailed coin
>

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  • engrailed — engrailed. Ген, содержащий гомеобокс <homeobox>, играющий важную роль в контроле развития центральной нервной системы и выявленный у многих многоклеточных животных; ген engrailed высококонсервативен, что было, в частности, установлено при… …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Engrailed — En*grailed , a. (Her.) Indented with small concave curves, as the edge of a bordure, bend, or the like. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Engrailed — — ген, содержащий гомеобокс, выявленный у многоклеточных животных. Играет важную роль в контроле развития центральной нервной системы. Ген Е. высококонсервативен, что было, в частности, установлено при сравнении нуклеотидныхпоследовательностей у… …   Генетика. Энциклопедический словарь

  • Engrailed — Taxobox name = The Engrailed image width = 240px image caption = Photo courtesy of [http://www.entomart.be/ Entomart.be] regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Hexapoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera unranked familia =… …   Wikipedia

  • Engrailed — Engrail En*grail , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Engrailed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Engrailing}.] [F. engr[^e]ler; pref. en (L. in) + gr[^e]le hail. See {Grail} gravel.] 1. To variegate or spot, as with hail. [1913 Webster] A caldron new engrailed with twenty… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • engrailed — adjective Etymology: Middle English engreled, from engrelen + ed 1. : indented at the edge with small concave curves an engrailed heraldic bordure 2. : made of raised dots an engrailed circle on a coin : bordered by a circle of raised dots an …   Useful english dictionary

  • Engrailed — Gène de la drosophile La drosophile Drosophila melanogaster est un animal modèle de la génétique. Sa petite taille, son taux de reproduction ainsi que son cycle de vie court permettent d en faire facilement l élevage dans de simples bocaux à… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • engrailed — 1) indented along an edge with small curves. Opposite of invected 2) having a margin or edge of small raised dots …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • engrailed — Drosophila gene that controls segmental polarity. It is the archetype for one of three subfamilies of homeobox containing genes …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • engrailed — /en grayld /, adj. Heraldry. having an edge of a charge consisting of a number of concave curves. Cf. invected. [1350 1400; ME engrelede. See ENGRAIL, ED2] * * * …   Universalium

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