hibernoma hi·ber·no·ma (hī’bər-nō’mə)
n. pl. hi·ber·no·mas or hi·ber·no·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A rare type of benign tumor in humans, consisting of brown fat that resembles the fat in certain hibernating animals.
[hahy-bur-noh-sak-suh n] /haɪˈbɜr noʊˈsæk sən/ adjective 1. having the characteristics of both the Irish and English; Anglo-Irish. 2. pertaining to or designating the style of art, especially of manuscript illumination, developed principally during the 7th and 8th centuries a.d. in the monastic scriptoria founded by Irish missionaries, characterized chiefly by the use of zoomorphic forms […]
[hahy-bis-kuh s, hi-] /haɪˈbɪs kəs, hɪ-/ noun, plural hibiscuses. 1. Also called China rose. a woody plant, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, of the mallow family, having large, showy flowers: the state flower of Hawaii. 2. any of numerous other plants, shrubs, or trees of the genus Hibiscus, characterized by lobate or dentate leaves and usually profusely blooming […]
A variant of DIBOL, used in Infotec computers. (1994-11-24)
[hib] /hɪb/ noun 1. a vaccine against meningitis, pneumonia, and other illnesses caused by the bacterium Haemophilus influenzae type b: usually administered during infancy. Hib vaccine (hĭb) A vaccine administered to immunize young children against the bacterium Haemophilus influenzae type b, which causes meningitis, pneumonia, and other infections.