[kuh-rin-uh-fawrm] /kəˈrɪn əˌfɔrm/
having a rodlike or clublike shape.
Bacteriology. any coryneform bacterium, especially a or propionibacterium.
[kawr-uh-fee-uh s, kor-] /ˌkɔr əˈfi əs, ˌkɒr-/ noun, plural coryphaei [kawr-uh-fee-ahy, kor-] /ˌkɔr əˈfi aɪ, ˌkɒr-/ (Show IPA) 1. the leader of the chorus in the ancient Greek drama. 2. the leader of an operatic chorus or any group of singers. /ˌkɒrɪˈfiːəs/ noun (pl) -phaei (-ˈfiːaɪ) 1. (in ancient Greek drama) the leader of the […]
[kawr-uh-fey, kor-; French kaw-ree-fey] /ˌkɔr əˈfeɪ, ˌkɒr-; French kɔ riˈfeɪ/ noun, plural coryphées [kawr-uh-feyz, kor-; French kaw-ree-fey] /ˌkɔr əˈfeɪz, ˌkɒr-; French kɔ riˈfeɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. a member of a ballet company who dances usually as part of a small group and who ranks below the soloists. /ˌkɒrɪˈfeɪ/ noun 1. a leading dancer of a […]
[kuh-rif-uh-don] /kəˈrɪf əˌdɒn/ noun, Paleontology. 1. a primitive hoofed mammal of the extinct genus Coryphodon, of the early Eocene Epoch, having a long, thickset body, short legs, and five-toed feet, each toe ending in a small hoof.
[kuh-rahy-zuh] /kəˈraɪ zə/ noun 1. Pathology. acute inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nasal cavities; cold in the head. 2. Veterinary Pathology. a contagious disease of birds, especially poultry, characterized by the secretion of a thick mucus in the mouth and throat. /kəˈraɪzə/ noun 1. acute inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose, […]