[ep-uh-fleed-l] /ˌɛp əˈflid l/
growing on bark, as a lichen.
[ep-uh-foh-nee-muh] /ˌɛp ə foʊˈni mə/ noun, plural epiphonemas, epiphonemae [ep-uh-foh-nee-mee] /ˌɛp ə foʊˈni mi/ (Show IPA). Rhetoric. 1. a sentence that is an exclamation, a general or striking comment, or a succinct summary of what has previously been said.
[ih-pif-er-uh] /ɪˈpɪf ər ə/ noun 1. Pathology. an overflow of tears due to excessive secretion of the lacrimal glands or obstruction of the lacrimal ducts. 2. Rhetoric. (def 1). epiphora e·piph·o·ra (ĭ-pĭf’ər-ə) n. Watering of the eyes due to a blockage of the lacrimal ducts or the excessive secretion of tears.
[ep-uh-fram] /ˈɛp əˌfræm/ noun 1. a calcified or membranous septum produced by certain land snails during hibernation and functioning to cover the shell opening and prevent desiccation. 2. Botany. a membrane enclosing the capsule in certain mosses. /ˈɛpɪˌfræm/ noun 1. a disc of calcium phosphate and mucilage secreted by snails over the aperture of their […]
[ep-uh-fahy-lak-sis, -fi-] /ˌɛp ə faɪˈlæk sɪs, -fɪ-/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. reinforcement of the defenses of the body against disease.