[kuh-lem-buh-luh n] /kəˈlɛm bə lən/
Also, collembolous. belonging or pertaining to the insect order Collembola, comprising the springtails.
a collembolan insect; springtail.
any small primitive wingless insect of the order Collembola, which comprises the springtails
of, relating to, or belonging to the Collembola
[kuh-leng-kuh-muh] /kəˈlɛŋ kə mə/ noun, Botany. 1. a layer of modified tissue consisting of cells that are thickened at the angles and usually elongated. /kəˈlɛŋkɪmə/ noun 1. a strengthening and supporting tissue in plants, consisting of elongated living cells whose walls are thickened with cellulose and pectins collenchyma (kə-lěng’kə-mə) A supportive tissue of plants, consisting […]
[kol-uh n-kahym] /ˈkɒl ənˌkaɪm/ noun 1. Botany. a gelatinous, thickened, and usually elongated cell that is part of a layer of modified tissue in some plants. 2. Zoology. a gelatinous layer of cells in the body wall of some coelenterates and ctenophores.
Colles Col·les (kŏl’ĭs, kŏl’ēz), Abraham. 1773-1843. Irish surgeon who first described Colles’ fracture of the wrist.
[kol-it] /ˈkɒl ɪt/ noun 1. a collar or enclosing band. 2. the enclosing rim within which a jewel is set. 3. a slotted cylindrical clamp inserted tightly into the tapered interior of a sleeve or chuck on a lathe to hold a cylindrical piece of work. 4. Horology. the tiny collar that supports the inner […]