Words starting with v

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Valvular heart disease

valvular heart disease means: heart disease caused by stenosis of the cardiac valves and obstructed blood flow or caused by degeneration and blood regurgitation

Meaning of Valvular incompetence

valvular incompetence means: inability of a bodily valve to close completely

Meaning of Valvule

valvule means: a small valve

Meaning of Valvulitis

valvulitis means: inflammation of a valve (especially of a cardiac valve as a consequence of rheumatic fever)

Meaning of Valvulotomy

valvulotomy means: incision into a stenosed cardiac valve to relieve the obstruction

Meaning of Vambrace

vambrace means: cannon of plate armor protecting the forearm

Meaning of Vamoose

vamoose means: leave suddenly

Meaning of Vamp

vamp means: piece of leather forming the front part of the upper of a shoe

Meaning of Vamp

vamp means: an improvised musical accompaniment

Meaning of Vamp

vamp means: a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Altair

altair means: double star 15.7 light years from Earth; the brightest star in the Aquila constellation

Meaning of Bench warrant

bench warrant means: a warrant authorizing law enforcement officials to apprehend an offender and bring that person to court

Meaning of Bronchoscopic smear

bronchoscopic smear means: any of several cytologic smears obtained from different parts of the lower respiratory tract; used for cytologic study of cancer and other diseases of the lungs

Meaning of Caranda

caranda means: South American palm yielding a wax similar to carnauba wax

Meaning of Celestial horizon

celestial horizon means: the great circle on the celestial sphere whose plane passes through the sensible horizon and the center of the Earth

Meaning of Cubical

cubical means: shaped like a cube

Meaning of Daydreaming

daydreaming means: absentminded dreaming while awake

Meaning of Dionysia

dionysia means: an orgiastic festival in ancient Greece in honor of Dionysus (= Bacchus)

Meaning of Erica carnea

erica carnea means: dwarf European shrub with very early blooming bell-shaped red flowers

Meaning of Family halictidae

family halictidae means: a family of small solitary bees; many are valuable pollinators for agriculture

Meaning of Fibrin

fibrin means: a white insoluble fibrous protein formed by the action of thrombin on fibrinogen when blood clots; it forms a network that traps red cells and platelets

Meaning of Genus arctonyx

genus arctonyx means: a genus of Mustelidae

Meaning of Headstall

headstall means: the band that is the part of a bridle that fits around a horse's head

Meaning of High-and-mighty

high-and-mighty means: offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power

Meaning of Kidney

kidney means: either of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine

Meaning of Pleuropneumonia

pleuropneumonia means: pleurisy and pneumonia

Meaning of Remainder

remainder means: a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold

Meaning of Remainder

remainder means: the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend

Meaning of Remainder

remainder means: the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor

Meaning of Remainder

remainder means: something left after other parts have been taken away

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