an animal kept as a pet
a humorous term for a pet
- Companion artery to sciatic nerve
companion artery to sciatic nerve com·pan·ion artery to sciatic nerve (kəm-pān’yən) n. An artery with its origin in the inferior gluteal artery, with distribution to the sciatic nerve, and with anastomoses to the branches of the deep artery of the thigh.
[kuh m-pan-yuh-nit] /kəmˈpæn yə nɪt/ adjective 1. of, by, or like . 2. tastefully harmonious. /kəmˈpænjənɪt/ adjective 1. resembling, appropriate to, or acting as a companion 2. harmoniously suited
noun 1. a form of marriage in which the partners agree not to have children and can be divorced by mutual consent, leaving neither spouse legally responsible for the financial welfare of the other.
noun, Botany. 1. any of a number of specialized parenchymal cells adjacent to a sieve tube in the phloem of flowering plants, believed to regulate the flow of nutrients through the tube. companion cell (kəm-pān’yən) A specialized parenchyma cell, located in the phloem of flowering plants and closely associated with the development and function of […]