Words containing r

Meaning of Abdominal nerve plexus

abdominal nerve plexus means: a large plexus of sympathetic nerves in the abdomen behind the stomach

Meaning of Abdominal pregnancy

abdominal pregnancy means: ectopic pregnancy in the abdominal cavity

Meaning of Abducens nerve

abducens nerve means: a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye

Meaning of Abducent nerve

abducent nerve means: a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye

Meaning of Abductor

abductor means: a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line

Meaning of Abductor

abductor means: someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)

Meaning of Abductor muscle

abductor muscle means: a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line

Meaning of Abecedarian

abecedarian means: a 16th century sect of Anabaptists centered in Germany who had an absolute disdain for human knowledge

Meaning of Abecedarian

abecedarian means: a novice learning the rudiments of some subject

Meaning of Abecedarian

abecedarian means: alphabetically arranged (as for beginning readers)

Meaning of Amylum

amylum means: a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textiles

Meaning of Basketball play

basketball play means: a play executed by a basketball team

Meaning of Belles lettres

belles lettres means: creative writing valued for esthetic content

Meaning of Brushwork

brushwork means: an artist's distinctive technique of applying paint with a brush

Meaning of Bursitis

bursitis means: inflammation of a bursa; frequently in the shoulder

Meaning of Chamois

chamois means: hoofed mammal of mountains of Eurasia having upright horns with backward-hooked tips

Meaning of Chamois

chamois means: a soft suede leather formerly from the skin of the chamois antelope but now from sheepskin

Meaning of Circassian walnut

circassian walnut means: Eurasian walnut valued for its large edible nut and its hard richly figured wood; widely cultivated

Meaning of Cut of lamb

cut of lamb means: cut of meat from a lamb

Meaning of Death toll

death toll means: the number of deaths resulting from some particular cause such as an accident or a battle or a natural disaster

Meaning of Exploitative

exploitative means: tending to exploit or make use of

Meaning of Future date

future date means: a particular day in the future that is specified as the time something will happen

Meaning of Geranium maculatum

geranium maculatum means: common wild geranium of eastern North America with deeply parted leaves and rose-purple flowers

Meaning of Gopherus

gopherus means: gopher tortoises

Meaning of Jujube

jujube means: chewy fruit-flavored jellied candy (sometimes medicated to soothe a sore throat)

Meaning of Jujube

jujube means: dark red plumlike fruit of Old World buckthorn trees

Meaning of Jujube

jujube means: spiny tree having dark red edible fruits

Meaning of Lesquerella

lesquerella means: genus of low-growing hairy herbs: bladderpods

Meaning of Mourner

mourner means: a person who is feeling grief (as grieving over someone who has died)

Meaning of Prunus amygdalus

prunus amygdalus means: small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California

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