[es-tuh-kah-duh; Spanish es-taw-kah-th ah] /ˌɛs təˈkɑ də; Spanish ˌɛs tɔˈkɑ ðɑ/
the thrust of the sword by the matador into the bull in the final stage of a bullfight, designed to kill the bull.
- Essential telangiectasia
essential telangiectasia n.
- Essential tachycardia
essential tachycardia n. Persistent rapid action of the heart that cannot be attributed to any discernible organic lesion.
- Essential pruritus
essential pruritus n. Itching that occurs independently of skin lesions.
- Essential pentosuria
essential pentosuria n. A benign inheritable disorder in which there is a regular execretion of pentoses in the urine, especially of xylulose. Also called primary pentosuria.