alpha fiber n.
Any of the large somatic motor or proprioceptive nerve fibers conducting impulses at rates near 100 meters per second.
- Alpha geek
noun (slang) the person in a group or office who has the most knowledge about computer technology job The head geek or geek’s geek. When no one else knows the answer, or several techno-types give conflicting advise, or the error message says “consult your administrator” and you *are* the administrator, you ask the Alpha Geek. […]
- Alpha globulin
a blood plasma protein that is separable from other globulins by electrophoresis. alpha globulin n. A type of globulin in blood plasma that exhibits great colloidal mobility in electrically charged neutral or alkaline solutions.
- Alpha girl
noun the dominant or primary girl within a group, esp. one who bullies; also called alpha female Examples alpha girls in middle school Word Origin 1994 Usage Note slang
- Alpha granule
alpha granule alpha granule n. A granule of an alpha cell.