falciform ligament of liver n.
A crescent-shaped fold of the peritoneum extending to the surface of the liver from the diaphragm and the anterior abdominal wall.
- Falciparum malaria
falciparum malaria fal·cip·a·rum malaria (fāl-sĭp’ər-əm, fôl-) n. Malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum and characterized by severe malarial paroxysms that recur about every 48 hours and often by acute cerebral, renal, or gastrointestinal manifestations. Also called malignant tertian malaria.
[fawl-kuh n, fal-, faw-kuh n] /ˈfɔl kən, ˈfæl-, ˈfɔ kən/ noun 1. any of several birds of prey of the family Falconidae, especially of the genus Falco, usually distinguished by long, pointed wings, a hooked beak with a toothlike notch on each side of the upper bill, and swift, agile flight, typically diving to seize […]
[fawl-kuh-ner, fal-, faw-kuh-] /ˈfɔl kə nər, ˈfæl-, ˈfɔ kə-/ noun 1. a person who hunts with or follows the sport of hawking. 2. a person who trains hawks for hunting. /ˈfɔːlkənə; ˈfɔːkə-/ noun 1. a person who breeds or trains hawks or who follows the sport of falconry n. late 14c., “one who hunts with […]
[fawl-kuh-net, fal-, faw-kuh-] /ˈfɔl kəˌnɛt, ˈfæl-, ˈfɔ kə-/ noun 1. any of several small Asian , especially of the genus Microhierax. /ˈfɔːlkəˌnɛt; ˈfɔːkə-/ noun 1. any of various small falcons, esp any of the Asiatic genus Microhierax 2. a small light cannon used from the 15th to 17th centuries