prickle

  • 21prickle — Synonyms and related words: aculeus, acumination, adherent, adhesive, auger, barb, barnacle, bit, borer, bramble, brier, bristle, bulldog, burr, buzz, cactus, catchweed, cement, cleavers, cusp, decal, decalcomania, drill, glue, goose grass, gunk …

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  • 22prickle — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A needle] Syn. pin, spine, spike; see needle 1 , 2 . 2. [A sensation] Syn. chill, tingling, tickle; see feeling 1 . v. Syn. prick, sting, tingle; see tickle 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A sharp, pointed object:… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 23prickle — prick·le || prɪkl n. thorn, thistle, briar; prong, barb, spike v. sting, pierce lightly, stab slightly …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 24prickle — n. Little prick, thorn, spine; small, sharp pointed projection …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 25prickle —   Small, sharp protuberance of epidermal origin, usually green, usually somewhat irregularly distributed, e.g. on the petioles of most Ceratozamia and Zamia species; pinnacanths in Encephalartos have also been called prickles, but they are not… …

    Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • 26prickle — n 1. point, cusp, spur, barb, barbule, prong, tine, spike, needle, tang, spicule, Zool. spicu lum, spine, spinule, bristle, acicula; thorn, sticker, brier, Bot. apiculus, bur, burr, snag; nettle, bramble, cocklebur. 2. tingle, tingling,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 27prickle — prick·le …

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  • 28prickle — prick•le [[t]ˈprɪk əl[/t]] n. v. led, ling 1) a sharp point 2) bot a small, sharp thorn or projection, as on a plant 3) a pricking sensation 4) to prick lightly 5) to cause a pricking or tingling sensation in 6) to tingle as if pricked •… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 29prickle — /ˈprɪkəl / (say prikuhl) noun 1. a sharp point. 2. a small, pointed process growing from the bark of a plant; a thorn. 3. any spiny burr, fruit or seed, as a bindi eye or doublegee. 4. Colloquial a pricking sensation. 5. (of wine) slight… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 30prickle — n. & v. n. 1 a a small thorn. b Bot. a thornlike process developed from the epidermis of a plant. 2 a hard pointed spine of a hedgehog etc. 3 a prickling sensation. v.tr. & intr. affect or be affected with a sensation as of pricking. Etymology:… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 31Prickle (Gumby character) — Prickle is one of the main characters from Art Clokey s well known claymation Gumby. He first featured in the original series of the show and went on to play more prominent parts in later series in the 1980s. Prickle is a yellow dragon or… …

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  • 32prickle cell layer — n STRATUM SPINOSUM * * * stratum spinosum …

    Medical dictionary

  • 33Prickle (protein) — The first prickle protein was identified in Drosophila as a planar cell polarity protein. Vertebrate prickle 1 was first found as a rat protein that binds to a transcription factor, neuron restrictive silencer factor (NRSF). It was then… …

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  • 34Prickle cell — A prickle cell is an epidermal cell which lies above the basal cell layer, constituting a stratum spinosum, which forms innumerable intercellular bridges. These intercellular bridges give the stratum spinosum a rough appearance to which the cells …

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  • 35prickle cell — noun a cell in the germinal layer of the skin (the prickle cell layer); has many spines and radiating processes • Hypernyms: ↑skin cell * * * noun : a cell found in the germinal layer of the skin having numerous spines or radiating processes… …

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  • 36prickle cells — cells with cytoplasmic processes that form intercellular bridges. The germinative layer of the epidermis is sometimes called the prickle cell layer …

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  • 37prickle cells — cells with cytoplasmic processes that form intercellular bridges. The germinative layer of the epidermis is sometimes called the prickle cell layer …

    The new mediacal dictionary

  • 38prickle-nosed silverside — afrikinis aterionas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Atherion africanus angl. prickle nosed silverside rus. южноафриканский атерион ryšiai: platesnis terminas – aterionai …

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  • 39prickle shark — rytinis krokodilinis dygliaryklis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Echinorhinus cookei angl. prickle shark rus. тихоокеанская бляшкошипая акула ryšiai: platesnis terminas – krokodiliniai dygliarykliai …

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  • 40prickle cell — Large flattened polygonal cells of the stratum germinosum of the epidermis (just above the basal stem cells), that appear in the light microscope to have fine spines projecting from their surfaces; these terminate in desmosomes that link the… …

    Dictionary of molecular biology