Surgery. a cone-shaped trephine designed to avoid penetration of the brain when incising the skull.
abarim regions beyond; i.e., on the east of Jordan, a mountain, or rather a mountain-chain, over against Jericho, to the east and south-east of the Dead Sea, in the land of Moab. From “the top of Pisgah”, i.e., Mount Nebo (q.v.), one of its summits, Moses surveyed the Promised Land (Deut. 3:27; 32:49), and there […]
- Abariringa island
. a coral atoll in the S Pacific Ocean, part of Kiribati: largest of the Phoenix Islands. 3.5 sq. mi. (9 sq. km).
abarognosis abarognosis a·bar·og·no·sis (ā-bār’ŏg-nō’sĭs) n. Loss of the ability to sense weight.
to reduce or lower, as in rank, office, reputation, or estimation; humble; degrade. Archaic. to lower; put or bring down: He abased his head. Historical Examples Tarquinius, angry at his opposition, took measures to abase him and to bring his art into contempt. Dio’s Rome, Volume 1 (of 6) Cassius Dio He saw a way […]