apophysitis a·poph·y·si·tis (ə-pŏf’ĭ-sī’tĭs)
Inflammation of an apophysis.
noun (botany) the nonprotoplasmic component of a plant, including the cell walls and intercellular material
of or relating to . having or inclined to . intense enough to threaten or cause : an apoplectic rage. a person having or predisposed to . Contemporary Examples It is a seething, boiling, roiling, apoplectic revulsion at the very idea of unions. Can a Senator Stop a Union? Bob Corker Is Certainly Trying Michael […]
of or relating to . having or inclined to . intense enough to threaten or cause : an apoplectic rage. a person having or predisposed to . Historical Examples The Elector’s face was apoplectically purple from rage and haste, his breath came in wheezing gasps. The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series Rafael Sabatini His face […]
1 (def 6). a sudden, usually marked loss of bodily function due to rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel. a hemorrhage into an organ cavity or tissue. Historical Examples On the day before his death from apoplexy he imagined to himself despatches in which his son’s name figured brilliantly. Here and Hereafter Barry Pain […]