Hapsburg lip n.
A projecting overdeveloped lower lip, often accompanied by a prognathous jaw.
[haps-burg; German hahps-boo rk] /ˈhæps bɜrg; German ˈhɑpsˌbʊərk/ noun 1. a German princely family, prominent since the 13th century, that has furnished sovereigns to the Holy Roman Empire, Austria, Spain, etc. /ˈhæpsˌbɜːɡ/ noun 1. a German princely family founded by Albert, count of Hapsburg (1153). From 1440 to 1806, the Hapsburgs wore the imperial crown […]
[hap-ten] /ˈhæp tɛn/ noun, Immunology. 1. a substance having a single antigenic determinant that can react with a previously existing antibody but cannot stimulate more antibody production unless combined with other molecules; a partial antigen. /ˈhæptən/ noun 1. (immunol) an incomplete antigen that can stimulate antibody production only when it is chemically combined with a […]
noun a fear of being touched; also called aphephobia , haphephobia , thixophobia See aphephobia See haphephobia See thixophobia Word Origin Greek haphe ‘touch’
[hap-tuh-ron] /ˈhæp təˌrɒn/ noun, plural haptera [hap-tuh-ter-uh] /ˈhæp tə tər ə/ (Show IPA). Biology. 1. a structure by which a fungus, aquatic plant, or algae colony attaches to an object; a holdfast. /ˈhæptərɒn/ noun 1. a cell or group of cells that occurs in certain plants, esp seaweeds, and attaches the plant to its substratum; […]