- Left ovarian vein
left ovarian vein n. A vein that begins at the pampiniform plexus at the hilum of the ovary and empties into the left renal vein.
[left-oh-ver] /ˈlɛftˌoʊ vər/ noun 1. Usually, leftovers. food remaining uneaten at the end of a meal, especially when saved for later use. 2. anything left or remaining from a larger amount; remainder. adjective 3. being left or remaining, as an unused portion or amount: leftover meatloaf. /ˈlɛftˌəʊvə/ noun 1. (often pl) an unused portion or […]
[lek-shuh n] /ˈlɛk ʃən/ noun 1. a version of a passage in a particular copy or edition of a text; a variant reading. 2. a portion of sacred writing read in a divine service; lesson; pericope. /ˈlɛkʃən/ noun 1. a variant reading of a passage in a particular copy or edition of a text n. […]
- Lectio difficilior
Latin, literally “harder reading,” from phrase maxim difficilior lectio potior. In textual reconstruction (of the Bible, etc.) the idea that, of two alternative manuscript readings, the one whose meaning is less obvious is less likely to be a copyist’s alteration, and therefore should be given precedence.