arytenoiditis ar·y·te·noi·di·tis (ār’ĭ-tē’noi-dī’tĭs, ə-rĭt’n-oi-)
Inflammation of an arytenoid cartilage.
arytenoidopexy arytenoidopexy ar·y·te·noi·do·pexy (ār’ĭ-tə-noi’də-pěk’sē, ə-rĭt’n-oi’-) n. Surgical fixation of the arytenoid cartilages or muscles.
arz auto-restricted zone Historical Examples The day following it was announced that an arz (public audience) would take place. Travels in Central Asia Arminius Vmbry It sits high on a hillside dominating the little river arz, a confluent of the Vilaine. Rambles in Brittany Francis Miltoun Make an arz, a representation, and its accomplishment will […]
to the same degree, amount, or extent; similarly; equally: I don’t think it’s as hot and humid today as it was yesterday. for example; for instance: Some flowers, as the rose, require special care. thought to be or considered to be: the square as distinct from the rectangle; the church as separate from the state. […]
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Also, so . . . as . Used with an adjective or adverb to show similarity or equality of one thing with another. The as . . . as construction appears in numerous similes, including the idioms as rich as Croesus, as big as life, as good as done . (In this book, when such […]