Barrett’s syndrome Bar·rett’s syndrome (bār’ĭts)
Chronic peptic ulcer of the lower esophagus due to the presence of columnar epithelium resembling the mucosa of the gastric cardia. Also called Barrett’s esophagus.
a clasp for holding a woman’s or girl’s hair in place. Contemporary Examples He had on tan pants and a white T-shirt, had a goatee, and his overgrown hair was held back to one side with a barrette. The Stacks: The Day ‘The Big Lebowski’ Came to Life Alex Belth July 25, 2014 Historical Examples […]
a form of detector or control device employing a resistor that varies in proportion to its temperature.
a shantytown section on the outskirts of a large city in Latin America.
a defensive barrier hastily constructed, as in a street, to stop an enemy. any barrier that obstructs passage. to obstruct or block with a barricade: barricading the streets to prevent an attack. to shut in and defend with or as if with a barricade: The rebels had barricaded themselves in the old city. Contemporary Examples […]