any of numerous large-eared Old World insectivorous bats, mostly of the genus Rhinolophus, with a fleshy growth around the nostrils, used in echolocation: family Rhinolophidae
noun 1. a large marine arthropod, Limulus polyphemus, of shallow coastal waters of eastern North America and eastern Asia, having both compound and simple eyes, book gills, a stiff tail, and a brown carapace curved like a horseshoe: a living fossil related to the woodlouse. noun 1. any marine chelicerate arthropod of the genus Limulus, […]
- Horseshoe fern
noun 1. another name for para3
- Horseshoe fistula
horseshoe fistula horse·shoe fistula (hôrs’shōō’, hôrsh’-) n. An anal fistula partially encircling the anus and opening at both ends on the cutaneous surface.
- Horseshoe kidney
horseshoe kidney n. The union of the lower, or occasionally the upper, extremities of the kidneys by a tissue band extending across the vertebral column.