another word for acerose
needle-shaped, as the leaves of the pine. resembling chaff. mixed with chaff. adjective shaped like a needle, as pine leaves
turning sour; slightly sour; acidulous. Historical Examples A common cause of cramp is indigestion, and the use of acescent liquors; these should be avoided. Burroughs’ Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889 Barkham Burroughs adjective slightly sour or turning sour
Anatomy. the socket in the hipbone that receives the head of the thighbone. Zoology. any of the suction appendages of a leech, octopus, etc. Historical Examples Hemorrhages were found beneath the periosteum in the region of the lower incisor teeth and the acetabulum and ribs. Scurvy Past and Present Alfred Fabian Hess The large, round […]
- Acetone body
. noun another name for ketone body acetone body n. See ketone body.