an oil jar, characterized by a spherical body, flat-rimmed mouth, and often a single handle extending from the lip to the shoulder of the jar, used chiefly for fragrant ointments.


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    pertaining to or connecting the arytenoid cartilage and the epiglottis.

  • Aryepiglottic fold

    aryepiglottic fold aryepiglottic fold ar·y·ep·i·glot·tic fold (ār’ē-ěp’ĭ-glŏt’ĭk) n. A prominent fold of mucous membrane stretching between the lateral margin of the epiglottis and the arytenoid cartilage on either side to enclose the aryepiglottic muscle.

  • Aryepiglottic muscle

    aryepiglottic muscle aryepiglottic muscle n. A band of muscular fibers of the oblique arytenoid muscle that extend from the summit of the arytenoid cartilage to the side of the epiglottis and whose action constricts the laryngeal aperture.

  • Aryl

    containing an . Historical Examples Chloratzit: potassium chlorate or perchlorate, aryl nitro-bodies, resins, and carbohydrates. The New Gresham Encyclopedia Various noun (modifier) (chem) of, consisting of, or containing an aromatic group: aryl group or radical an organometallic compound in which a metal atom is bound to an aryl group aryl ar·yl (ār’əl) n. An organic […]

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