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Definition of Extremities

Extremities pl. means: of Extremity

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Extremities pl. means: of Extremity

Meaning of Extremities

Extremities (pl.) means: of Extremity

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Extremities (pl. ): of Extremity

Acromegaly (n.): Chronic enlargement of the extremities and face.

Chord (n.): A right line uniting the extremities of the arc of a circle or curve.

Acrolith (n.): A statue whose extremities are of stone, the trunk being generally of wood.

Pandiculation (n.): A stretching and stiffening of the trunk and extremities, as when fatigued and drowsy.

Hand (n.): A limb of certain animals, as the foot of a hawk, or any one of the four extremities of a monkey.

Inosculate (v. i.): To unite by apposition or contact, as two tubular vessels at their extremities; to anastomose.

Lop (v. t.): To cut off as the top or extreme part of anything; to sho/ -- by cutting off the extremities; to cut off, or remove as superfluous parts; as, to lop a tree or its branches.

Absorbent (n.): The vessels by which the processes of absorption are carried on, as the lymphatics in animals, the extremities of the roots in plants.

Filipendulous (a.): Suspended by, or strung upon, a thread; -- said of tuberous swellings in the middle or at the extremities of slender, threadlike rootlets.

Trefle (a.): Having a three-lobed extremity or extremities, as a cross; also, more rarely, ornamented with trefoils projecting from the edges, as a bearing.

Pessulus (n.): A delicate bar of cartilage connecting the dorsal and ventral extremities of the first pair of bronchial cartilages in the syrinx of birds.

Cancelli (v. t.): The interlacing osseous plates constituting the elastic porous tissue of certain parts of the bones, esp. in their articular extremities.

Pyroelectric (n.): A substance which becomes electrically polar when heated, exhibiting opposite charges of statical electricity at two separate parts, especially the two extremities.

Bottine (n.): An appliance resembling a small boot furnished with straps, buckles, etc., used to correct or prevent distortions in the lower extremities of children.

Trones (n.): A form of weighing machine for heavy wares, consisting of two horizontal bars crossing each other, beaked at the extremities, and supported by a wooden pillar. It is now mostly disused.

Anserated (a.): Having the extremities terminate in the heads of eagles, lions, etc.; as, an anserated cross.

Anchored (a.): Having the extremities turned back, like the flukes of an anchor; as, an anchored cross.

Bipyramidal (a.): Consisting of two pyramids placed base to base; having a pyramid at each of the extremities of a prism, as in quartz crystals.

Extremity (n.): The extreme part; the utmost limit; the farthest or remotest point or part; as, the extremities of a country.

Linear (a.): Like a line; narrow; of the same breadth throughout, except at the extremities; as, a linear leaf.

Perkinism (n.): A remedial treatment, by drawing the pointed extremities of two rods, each of a different metal, over the affected part; tractoration, -- first employed by Dr. Elisha Perkins of Norwich, Conn. See Metallotherapy.

Easting (n.): The distance measured toward the east between two meridians drawn through the extremities of a course; distance of departure eastward made by a vessel.

Scallop (n.): One of series of segments of circles joined at their extremities, forming a border like the edge or surface of a scallop shell.

Degraded (a.): Having steps; -- said of a cross each of whose extremities finishes in steps growing larger as they leave the center; -- termed also on degrees.

Sentient (a.): Having a faculty, or faculties, of sensation and perception. Specif. (Physiol.), especially sensitive; as, the sentient extremities of nerves, which terminate in the various organs or tissues.

Westing (n.): The distance, reckoned toward the west, between the two meridians passing through the extremities of a course, or portion of a ship's path; the departure of a course which lies to the west of north.

Center (n.): A point equally distant from the extremities of a line, figure, or body, or from all parts of the circumference of a circle; the middle point or place.

Wing (n.): That part of the hold or orlop of a vessel which is nearest the sides. In a fleet, one of the extremities when the ships are drawn up in line, or when forming the two sides of a triangle.

Prosenchyma (n.): A general term applied to the tissues formed of elongated cells, especially those with pointed or oblique extremities, as the principal cells of ordinary wood.

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Meaning of G-suit

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Meaning of Extremities

Extremities means: of Extremity

Meaning of Acromegaly

Acromegaly means: Chronic enlargement of the extremities and face.

Meaning of Chord

Chord means: A right line uniting the extremities of the arc of a circle or curve.

Meaning of Acrolith

Acrolith means: A statue whose extremities are of stone, the trunk being generally of wood.

Meaning of Pandiculation

Pandiculation means: A stretching and stiffening of the trunk and extremities, as when fatigued and drowsy.

Meaning of Hand

Hand means: A limb of certain animals, as the foot of a hawk, or any one of the four extremities of a monkey.

Meaning of Inosculate

Inosculate means: To unite by apposition or contact, as two tubular vessels at their extremities; to anastomose.

Meaning of Lop

Lop means: To cut off as the top or extreme part of anything; to sho/ -- by cutting off the extremities; to cut off, or remove as superfluous parts; as, to lop a tree or its branches.

Meaning of Absorbent

Absorbent means: The vessels by which the processes of absorption are carried on, as the lymphatics in animals, the extremities of the roots in plants.

Meaning of Filipendulous

Filipendulous means: Suspended by, or strung upon, a thread; -- said of tuberous swellings in the middle or at the extremities of slender, threadlike rootlets.

Meaning of Trefle

Trefle means: Having a three-lobed extremity or extremities, as a cross; also, more rarely, ornamented with trefoils projecting from the edges, as a bearing.

Meaning of Pessulus

Pessulus means: A delicate bar of cartilage connecting the dorsal and ventral extremities of the first pair of bronchial cartilages in the syrinx of birds.

Meaning of Cancelli

Cancelli means: The interlacing osseous plates constituting the elastic porous tissue of certain parts of the bones, esp. in their articular extremities.

Meaning of Pyroelectric

Pyroelectric means: A substance which becomes electrically polar when heated, exhibiting opposite charges of statical electricity at two separate parts, especially the two extremities.

Meaning of Bottine

Bottine means: An appliance resembling a small boot furnished with straps, buckles, etc., used to correct or prevent distortions in the lower extremities of children.

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