(of certain animals, such as leeches) having a sucker at either end of the body
(of a classical temple) having columns on both fronts. having columns at both sides. adjective (esp of a classical temple) having a set of columns at both ends or at both sides noun a temple of this kind
adjective in cell biology, pertaining to the attachment of centromeres of a chromosome to opposite poles of the spindle Examples Amphitelic attachment is needed to pull sister chromatids in opposite directions. Word Origin amphi- + telos ‘end, completion’ Usage Note science
(in an ancient Greek house) a room adjoining the thalamus.
an oval or round building with tiers of seats around a central open area, as those used in ancient Rome for gladiatorial contests. any similar place for public contests, games, performances, exhibitions, etc.; an arena, stadium, or auditorium. a room having tiers of seats arranged around a central area, in which students and other observers […]