intercalated disk n.
An undulating double membrane separating adjacent cells in cardiac muscle fibers.
- Intercalated duct
intercalated duct n. One of the minute ducts leading from the acini in glands such as the salivary gland.
[in-tur-kuh-ley-shuh n] /ɪnˌtɜr kəˈleɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of ; insertion or interpolation, as in a series. 2. something that is ; interpolation. n. 1570s, from Latin intercalationem (nominative intercalatio) “insertion of an intercalary day,” noun of action from past participle stem of intercalare (see intercalate).
[kal-uh-breyt] /ˈkæl əˌbreɪt/ verb (used with object), calibrated, calibrating. 1. to determine, check, or rectify the graduation of (any instrument giving quantitative measurements). 2. to divide or mark with gradations, graduations, or other indexes of degree, quantity, etc., as on a thermometer, measuring cup, or the like. 3. to determine the correct range for (an […]
[kam-puh s] /ˈkæm pəs/ noun, plural campuses. 1. the grounds, often including the buildings, of a college, university, or school. 2. a college or university: The large influx of older students radically changed many campuses throughout the country. 3. a division of a university that has its own grounds, buildings, and faculty but is administratively […]