a granular plutonic rock composed largely of labradorite or a more calcic feldspar.
In Canada great portions of the eastern portion of the Dominion are formed of gabbros, norite, anorthosite and allied rock types.
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a coarse-grained plutonic igneous rock consisting almost entirely of plagioclase feldspar
An igneous rock consisting almost entirely of plagioclase feldspar, especially the labradorite variety. Anorthosites have been identified among rock samples collected from the Moon.
. anoscope a·no·scope (ā’nə-skōp’) n. A short speculum for examining the anal canal and lower rectum.
absence or loss of the sense of smell. noun (pathol) loss of the sense of smell, usually as the result of a lesion of the olfactory nerve, disease in another organ or part, or obstruction of the nasal passages n. “loss of sense of smell,” 1811, Modern Latin, from Greek an-, privative prefix (see an- […]
anosigmoidoscopy anosigmoidoscopy a·no·sig·moid·os·co·py (ā’nō-sĭg’moi-dŏs’kə-pē) n. Endoscopy of the anus, rectum, and sigmoid colon.
anosognosia anosognosia a·no·sog·no·si·a (ə-nō’sŏg-nō’zē-ə, -zhə) n. Real or feigned ignorance of the presence of disease, especially of paralysis. a·no’sog·no’sic (-nō’zĭk) adj.