[noun kawr-uh-nl, kor-; adjective kuh-rohn-l, kawr-uh-nl, kor-] /noun ˈkɔr ə nl, ˈkɒr-; adjective kəˈroʊn l, ˈkɔr ə nl, ˈkɒr-/
a crown; coronet.
of or relating to a coronal.
Phonetics. (of a speech sound) articulated with the tip of the tongue, especially in a retroflex position.
Linguistics. (in distinctive feature analysis) articulated with the blade of the tongue raised; dental, alveolar, or palato-alveolar.
of or relating to the tip of the tongue.
(poetic) a circlet for the head; crown
a wreath or garland
(anatomy) short for coronal suture
of or relating to a corona or coronal
(phonetics) a less common word for retroflex
1540s, “pertaining to a crown” (or, later, to one of the extended senses of Latin corona), from French coronal (16c.), from Latin coronalis, from corona (see crown (n.)).
coronal cor·o·nal (kôr’ə-nəl, kə-rō’nəl)
noun, Astronomy. 1. a large-scale solar event involving an ejection of hot plasma that may accelerate charged particles and travel as far as the earth’s orbit, preceded by a shock front that may create a magnetic storm on earth. Abbreviation: CME. noun 1. a cloud of particles ejected from the sun’s surface during a solar […]
- Coronal plane
coronal plane n. A vertical plane at right angles to a sagittal plane, dividing the body into anterior and posterior portions. Also called frontal plane.
noun, Anatomy. 1. a seam extending across the skull where the frontal bone and the parietal bones meet. noun 1. the serrated line across the skull between the frontal bone and the parietal bones coronal suture n. The suture extending across the skull between the two parietal bones and the frontal bone.
[kuh-roh-nuh rey-dee-ey-tuh] /kəˈroʊ nə ˌreɪ diˈeɪ tə/ noun, plural coronae radiatae [kuh-roh-nee rey-dee-ey-tee] /kəˈroʊ ni ˌreɪ diˈeɪ ti/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. the layer of follicle cells surrounding an ovum and remaining attached to it following ovulation.