hiatus saphenus hiatus sa·phe·nus (sə-fē’nəs)
The opening in the broad fascia through which the saphenous vein passes to enter the femoral vein. Also called oval fossa.
- Hiatus semilunaris
hiatus semilunaris hiatus sem·i·lu·nar·is (sěm’ē-lōō-nâr’ĭs) n. A groove in the lateral wall of the middle meatus of the nasal cavity, into which the maxillary sinus, the frontonasal duct, and the middle ethmoid cells open.
[hahy-uh-woth-uh, -waw-thuh, hee-uh-] /ˌhaɪ əˈwɒθ ə, -ˈwɔ θə, ˌhi ə-/ noun 1. the central figure of The Song of Hiawatha (1855), a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: named after a legendary Indian chief, fl. c1570. /ˌhaɪəˈwɒθə/ noun 1. a 16th-century Onondaga Indian chief: credited with the organization of the Five Nations Hiawatha [(heye-uh-woth-uh)] An actual […]
[hi-bah-chee] /hɪˈbɑ tʃi/ noun 1. a small Japanese-style charcoal brazier covered with a grill, usually used for outdoor cooking. /hɪˈbɑːtʃɪ/ noun 1. a portable brazier for heating and cooking food n. 1863, from Japanese hibachi “firepot,” from hi “fire” + bachi, hachi “bowl, pot,” which Watkins derives ultimately from Sanskrit patram “cup, bowl.”
/hɪb/ noun acronym 1. Haemophilus influenzae type b: a vaccine against a type of bacterial meningitis, administered to children Hib abbr. Haemophilus influenza type b conjugate vaccine Haemophilus influenza type b conjugate (meningitis) health insurance benefits