holocord hol·o·cord (hŏl’ə-kôrd’, hō’lə-)
Of, relating to, or characteristic of the spinal cord throughout its length.
[hol-uh-krin, -krahyn, hoh-luh-] /ˈhɒl ə krɪn, -ˌkraɪn, ˈhoʊ lə-/ adjective 1. (of a gland) releasing a secretion that is a product of disintegrating cells. 2. (of a secretion) released by such a gland. /ˈhɒləkrɪn/ adjective 1. (of the secretion of glands) characterized by disintegration of the entire glandular cell in releasing its product, as in […]
/ˌhɒləˈkrɪstəˌlaɪn/ adjective 1. (of igneous rocks) having only crystalline components and no glass Compare hemicrystalline
- Holocrine gland
holocrine gland n. A gland whose secretion consists of its own disintegrated secretory cells along with its secretory product.
holoendemic hol·o·en·dem·ic (hŏl’ō-ěn-děm’ĭk, hō’lō-) adj. Endemic in the entire population of a given area.