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Adenoids definition: A collection of lymphoid nodules on the posterior wall and roof of the NASOPHARYNX.
PHARYNGEAL TONSIL definition: A fold of lymphatic tissue covered by ciliated epithelium at the very back of the nose, in the roof of the nasopharynx. (NCI)
Pharyngeal Tonsil definition: A fold of lymphatic tissue covered by ciliated epithelium at the very back of the nose, in the roof of the nasopharynx.
Amygdala definition: Almond-shaped group of basal nuclei anterior to the inferior horn of the lateral ventricle of the brain, within the temporal lobe. The amygdala is part of the limbic system.
amygdala definition: almond-shaped group of basal nuclei anterior to the inferior horn of the lateral ventricle of the brain, within the temporal lobe; part of the limbic system.
Amygdala definition: Subdivision of basal ganglion of telencephalon which is an almond-shaped gray mass in the dorsomedial part of the temporal lobe.
Amygdala definition: An almond-shaped group of basal nuclei anterior to the inferior horn of the lateral ventricle of the brain, within the temporal lobe. The amygdala is part of the limbic system. (MeSH)
Animal Structures definition: Organs and other anatomical structures of non-human vertebrate and invertebrate animals.
Cheek definition: The fleshy part of the face bounded by the eyes, nose, ear, and jaw line.
Claustrum definition: Subdivision located in the telencephalon which is a member of the anatomical set \"Basal ganglia\". The claustrum is made up primarily of cellular neural tissue (gray matter), and is located lateral to the caudate nucleus and external capsule and medial to the insula.
Cochlea definition: The part of the inner ear (LABYRINTH) that is concerned with hearing. It forms the anterior part of the labyrinth, as a snail-like structure that is situated almost horizontally anterior to the VESTIBULAR LABYRINTH.
cochlea definition: part of the internal ear that is concerned with hearing; forms the anterior part of the labyrinth, is conical, and is placed almost horizontally anterior to the vestibule.
Cochlea definition: The snail shell-shaped auditory component of the inner ear. It contains the sensory organ of hearing.
Colon definition: The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between the CECUM and the RECTUM. It includes the ASCENDING COLON; the TRANSVERSE COLON; the DESCENDING COLON; and the SIGMOID COLON.
colon definition: part of the large intestine that extends from the cecum to the rectum.
colon definition: (KO-lun) The long, tube-like organ that is connected to the small intestine and rectum. The colon removes water and some nutrients and electrolytes from digested food. The remaining material, solid waste called stool, moves through the colon to the rectum and leaves the body through the anus. Also called the large intestine.
COLON definition: The part of the large intestine measured from the cecum to the rectum consisting of ascending, transverse, descending and sigmoid portions. The purpose of the colon is to remove water from digested food prior to excretion. (NCI)
Colon definition: The part of the large intestine measured from the cecum to the rectum consisting of ascending, transverse, descending and sigmoid portions. The purpose of the colon is to remove water from digested food prior to excretion.
Ear definition: The hearing and equilibrium system of the body. It consists of three parts: the EXTERNAL EAR, the MIDDLE EAR, and the INNER EAR. Sound waves are transmitted through this organ where vibration is transduced to nerve signals that pass through the ACOUSTIC NERVE to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. The inner ear also contains the vestibular organ that maintains equilibrium by transducing signals to the VESTIBULAR NERVE.
ear definition: organ of hearing and of equilibrium, consisting of the external ear, the middle ear, and the internal ear.
EAR definition: A sense organ needed for the detection of sound and for establishing balance. The outer ear consists of the auricle, the ear canal as well as the tympanic membrane. The middle ear is made up of an air-filled cavity behind the tympanic membrane that contains the ossicles (malleus, incus and stapes). The inner ear is made up of the cochlea needed for hearing and the vestibular apparatus required for balance. (NCI)
Ear definition: A sense organ needed for the detection of sound and for establishing balance. The outer ear consists of the auricle, the ear canal as well as the tympanic membrane. The middle ear is made up of an air-filled cavity behind the tympanic membrane that contains the ossicles (malleus, incus and stapes). The inner ear is made up of the cochlea needed for hearing and the vestibular apparatus required for balance.
Embryonic Structures definition: The anatomical parts that make up an organism in the early stages of development.
Epiglottis definition: A thin leaf-shaped cartilage that is covered with LARYNGEAL MUCOSA and situated posterior to the root of the tongue and HYOID BONE. During swallowing, the epiglottis folds back over the larynx inlet thus prevents foods from entering the airway.
epiglottis definition: cartilaginous lidlike appendage which closes the glottis while food or drink is passing through the pharynx.
epiglottis definition: (ep-ih-GLAH-tis) The flap that covers the trachea during swallowing so that food does not enter the lungs.
EPIGLOTTIS definition: A small cartilagenous flap-like valve that closes over the larynx during swallowing to prevent food entering the lungs. (NCI)
Epiglottis definition: A small cartilagenous flap-like valve that closes over the larynx during swallowing to prevent food entering the lungs.
Eyebrows definition: Curved rows of HAIR located on the upper edges of the eye sockets.
eyelid definition: either of the two movable folds (upper and lower) that protect the anterior surface of the eyeball.
EYELID definition: A thin membrane of skin with the purpose of covering and protecting an eye. (NCI)
Eyelid definition: A thin membrane of skin with the purpose of covering and protecting an eye.
gill definition: respiratory structure of all fishes and some other aquatic animals.
Gonads definition: The gamete-producing glands, OVARY or TESTIS.
gonad definition: gamete-producing glands.
gonads definition: The part of the reproductive system that produces and releases eggs (ovaries) or sperm (testicles/testes).
Gonad definition: General anatomical term which refers to ovary or testis.
Gonad definition: The gamete-producing tissues, ovary or testis. (MeSH)
Epithalamus definition: The dorsal posterior subdivision of the diencephalon. The epithalamus is generally considered to include the habenular nuclei (HABENULA) and associated fiber bundles, the PINEAL BODY, and the epithelial roof of the third ventricle. The anterior and posterior paraventricular nuclei of the thalamus are included with the THALAMIC NUCLEI although they develop from the same pronuclear mass as the epithalamic nuclei and are sometimes considered part of the epithalamus.
Epithalamus definition: The dorsal posterior subdivision of the diencephalon. The epithalamus is generally considered to include the habenular nuclei and associated fiber bundles, the pineal body, and the epithelial roof of the third ventricle. (MeSH)
chemical structure definition: components and their manner of arrangement in constituting a whole chemical or drug, as well as the number, type and location of bonds.
cell component definition: contents and specific structures of a cell.
Cell component definition: Cardinal cell part which is demarcated from other cell parts by predominantly bona fide anatomical surfaces. Examples: golgi complex, endosome, myofilament.
Cellular Structures definition: Components of a cell.
Cell Structure definition: The components of the cell and how they are arranged.
Crystal definition: A solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure.
Fetal structure definition: Gestational structure, which is the developmental form of a vertebrate animal or any of its parts at any given time point from 8 weeks of gestation to parturition. Examples: fetus, fetal organ, fetal body part, placenta.
Fetal Structures definition: The anatomical parts that make up a viviparous mammalian organism in the postembryonic period of development.
Digit definition: A single character in a numbering system.
Digit definition: A finger or toe in human beings or corresponding part in other vertebrates.
dental structure definition: structures pertaining to a tooth or teeth; includes dental arch.
enzyme structure definition: location of the atoms, groups or ions relative to one another in an enzyme, as well as the number, type and location of covalent bonds; a given enzyme has a unique three dimensional structure that serves for the conformational adaptability required for its catalytic properties.
Structure definition: The components and their relationship and manner of arrangement in constituting a whole.
anatomy definition: tree section heading for anatomical, physiological, and related terms.
Anatomical structure definition: Material anatomical entity which is generated by coordinated expression of the organism's own genes that guide its morphogenesis; has inherent 3D shape; its parts are connected and spatially related to one another in patterns determined by coordinated gene expression. Examples: heart, right ventricle, mitral valve, myocardium, endothelium, lymphocyte, fibroblast, thorax, cardiovascular system, hemoglobin, T cell receptor.
Anatomical structure definition: Material physical anatomical entity which has inherent 3D shape; is generated by coordinated expression of the organism's own structural genes; consists of parts that are anatomical structures; spatially related to one another in patterns determined by coordinated gene expression. Examples: heart, right ventricle, mitral valve, myocardium, endothelium, lymphocyte, fibroblast, thorax, cardiovascular system, hemoglobin, gene.
Chromosome Structures definition: Structures which are contained in or part of CHROMOSOMES.
Chromosome Structure definition: The 3-D organization of histones and other proteins on chromosomal DNA in the nucleus and allow for its form and function during cellular growth and division.
Cytoplasmic Structures definition: Components of the cytoplasm excluding the CYTOSOL.
Genetic Structures definition: The biological objects that contain genetic information and that are involved in transmitting genetically encoded traits from one organism to another.
GLENOID FOSSA definition: The trough in the head of the scapula that receives the head of the humerus to form the shoulder joint. (NCI)
Glenoid Fossa definition: The trough in the head of the scapula that receives the head of the humerus to form the shoulder joint.
BODY definition: The entire physical structure of an organism. It is composed of anatomic systems, regions, cavities, and spaces. (NCI)
Body definition: The entire physical structure of an organism. It is composed of anatomic systems, regions, cavities, and spaces.
Blastocyst definition: A post-MORULA preimplantation mammalian embryo that develops from a 32-cell stage into a fluid-filled hollow ball of over a hundred cells. A blastocyst has two distinctive tissues. The outer layer of trophoblasts gives rise to extra-embryonic tissues. The inner cell mass gives rise to the embryonic disc and eventual embryo proper.
Blastocyst definition: An embryo made up of two groups of cells. One group will develop into the fetus and the other will become the placenta.
actomyosin definition: Any complex of actin, myosin, and accessory proteins. [GOC:go_curators]
DNA Structure definition: The structure of a DNA molecule, consisting of its primary nucleotide sequence as well as its secondary and tertiary arrangement in space.
Chromatin Structure definition: The more readily stainable portion of the cell nucleus, forming a network of nuclear fibrils within the achromatin of a cell. It is a deoxyribonucleic acid attached to a protein (primarily histone) structure base and is the carrier of genes in inheritance. It occurs in two states, euchromatin and heterochromatin, with different staining properties, and during cell division, it coils and folds to form the chromosomes.
Extracellular Structure definition: Any structures that are not enclosed intracellularly are considered extracellular structure, including structures on the cell surface. (NCI)
Gene Feature definition: The structural elements that comprise a gene or transcription unit. Gene structures include the transcription initiation site, the protein coding sequences, intervening sequences, and the transcription termination or polyadenylation sites as well as the regulatory elements (enhancers, silencers, and the promoter) that lie outside the boundaries of the transcribed unit.
Building definition: A structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place.
Gestational structure definition: Anatomical structure, which is the developmental form of a vertebrate animal or any of its parts at any given time from fertilization of the egg by the sperm to parturition. Examples: embryo, embryonic structure, fetus, fetal heart.
Structure Collapse definition: Failure in built environment with loss of functional integrity.
Bacterial Structures definition: The parts of bacteria.
Fungal Structures definition: The parts of fungi.
remnant definition: [1] Rest
structure definition: Construction.
structure definition: Structure.
 
 
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Bauwerk definition: [1] von Menschen gebauter, ortsfester Gegenstand [2] durch seine architektonische Gestaltung größerer, bedeutender Bau
Struktur definition: [1] allgemein: Aufbau oder Aussehen einer Sache, die einen irgendwie geformten Eindruck macht; Ausdruck mit sehr unpräziser Bedeutung [2] (ohne Plural:) Beschaffenheit der Oberfläche oder Musterung, z.B. bei Textilien oder Tapeten [3] Mathematik: Menge mit bestimmten Eigenschaften [4] Sprachwissenschaft: abstrakter innerer Aufbau einer Sprache [5] Systemtheorie: Art der Zusammensetzung eines Systems[2] aus Elementen und Menge der Relationen bzw. Operationen, welche die Elemente miteinander verknüpfen
Bau definition: [1] Errichtung eines Hauses [2] ohne Plural: Der Platz, an dem gerade ein Haus errichtet wird [3] Die besondere Art, wie ein Haus errichtet ist [4] ein Haus [5] Plural 2: in den Boden gegrabener Unterschlupf mancher Tiere, zum Beispiel Füchse [6] Gelegentlich umgangssprachlich für Gefängnis, der Ort an dem Verbrecher eingesperrt werden
Gliederung definition: [1] Aufteilung, Anordnung [2] Struktur, Gerüst
Zusammensetzung definition: [1] kein Plural: die Art und Weise des Zusammengesetztseins :[a] qualitativ: die Identität der einzelnen Bestandteile (woraus sich etwas zusammensetzt) :[b] quantitativ: das Mengenverhältnis der Bestandteile zueinander :[c] strukturell: die räumliche oder organisatorische Anordnung der Bestandteile zueinander [2] kein Plural: das Zusammensetzen als Vorgang [3] Linguistik: aus wenigstens zwei lexikalischen Morphemen zusammengesetztes Wort
Tiefenstruktur definition: [1] Linguistik: abstrakte, zugrundeliegende Strukturen, aus denen sich unterschiedliche Sätze, die aber dasselbe bedeuten, herleiten lassen. Das Konzept taucht in verschiedenen Grammatiktypen, zuerst in der generativen Transformationsgrammatik, auf.
 
frFrench
structure definition: [1] Struktur , Bildung
constitution definition: Manière dont une chose est constituée, dont ses éléments combinés forment un tout.
constitution definition: État général du corps humain, complexion.
constitution definition: Loi ou charte fondamentale qui détermine la forme du gouvernement, qui règle les droits politiques des citoyens et qui dicte la politique d’un État ou d’un groupe d’États.
constitution definition: Ordonnance, loi, règlement, législation ancienne en matière ecclésiastique.
constitution definition: Fait de créer, de fonder quelque chose.
structure definition: Manière dont un édifice est bâti.
structure definition: Disposition des parties d’un tout, constituant une sorte d’architecture, de construction.
structure definition: Ensemble combiné avec une ou plusieurs lois de composition sur cet ensemble, satisfaisant un certain nombre d’axiomes.
structure definition: Organisation du réseau régulier de maillons élémentaires.
structure definition: Arrangement, agencement, organisation entre différents éléments.
structure definition: Harmonie globale.
squelette definition: Ensemble des os d’un organisme vertébré.
squelette definition: Structure permettant le maintien de la forme d’un organisme.
squelette definition: Structure porteuse qui soutient un ensemble.
squelette definition: Structure de base sur laquelle tout repose.
squelette definition: Ensemble de courbes formées par la réduction d’une forme dans laquelle elles sont centrées.
 
hyArmenian
կառուցվածք definition: [1] Struktur