Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome n.
Cirrhosis of the liver associated with patent umbilical or paraumbilical veins and varicose periumbilical veins.
- Crux ansata
/ænˈseɪtə/ noun (pl) cruces ansatae (ænˈseɪtiː) 1. another term for ankh
- Crux of heart
crux of heart n. The area of the junction of the walls of the four chambers of the heart.
- Crux of the matter
Also, heart of the matter. The basic, central or critical point of an issue. For example, In this trial the bloodstains represent the crux of the matter, or We think the second clause is the heart of the matter. Although crux is Latin for “cross,” in English it means “difficulty” or “puzzle,” and it is […]
- Crux pilorum
crux pilorum crux pi·lo·rum (pī-lôr’əm) n. A crosslike figure formed by hairs growing from two directions that meet and then separate in a direction perpendicular to the original orientation.