athrepsia athrepsia a·threp·si·a (ə-thrěp’sē-ə) or ath·rep·sy (āth’rəp-sē) n. See marasmus. a·threp’tic (-tĭk) adj. Historical Examples athrepsia (Parrot, Meigs and Pepper), or innutrition, is the presumable predisposing cause. A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various
affected with a sudden wave of keen emotion or excitement; tingling (usually used predicatively): After the first surprise, he found himself athrill with a sense of discovery. Historical Examples While Wheaton swayed between fear and hope, the community was athrill with excitement. The Main Chance Meredith Nicholson I am yet fresh from it, and athrill […]
a cell that ingests foreign particles and retains them in suspension in the cytoplasm.
from side to side; crosswise. Nautical. at right angles to the fore-and-aft line; across. broadside to the wind because of equal and opposite pressures of wind and tide: a ship riding athwart. perversely; awry; wrongly. from side to side of; across. Nautical. across the direction or course of. in opposition to; contrary to. Historical Examples […]