arytenoidopexy ar·y·te·noi·do·pexy (ār’ĭ-tə-noi’də-pěk’sē, ə-rĭt’n-oi’-)
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. […]
- As . . . as
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 […]
the substance or substances of which any physical object consists or is composed: the matter of which the earth is made. physical or corporeal substance in general, whether solid, liquid, or gaseous, especially as distinguished from incorporeal substance, as spirit or mind, or from qualities, actions, and the like. something that occupies space. a particular […]