[men-stroo-uh m, -struh m] /ˈmɛn stru əm, -strəm/
noun, plural menstruums, menstrua
[men-stroo-uh, -struh] /ˈmɛn stru ə, -strə/ (Show IPA)
noun (obsolete) (pl) -struums, -strua (-strʊə)
a solvent, esp one used in the preparation of a drug
a solid formulation of a drug
menstruum men·stru·um (měn’strōō-əm)
n. pl. men·stru·ums or men·stru·a (-strōō-ə)
A solvent, especially one used in extracting compounds from plant and animal tissues and preparing drugs.
[men-sher-uh-buh l, -ser-uh-] /ˈmɛn ʃər ə bəl, -sər ə-/ adjective 1. . /ˈmɛnsjʊrəbəl; -ʃə-/ adjective 1. a less common word for measurable adj. c.1600, from Late Latin mensurabilis “that which can be measured,” from mensurare “to measure” (see measure (v.)). Related: Mensurably; mensurability.
- Meningeal vein
meningeal vein n. Any of several veins that accompany the meningeal arteries, communicate with the sinuses of the dura mater and diploic veins, and drain into the regional veins outside the cranial vault.
- Meningeal artery
meningeal artery n.
noun 1. a system of musical notation of the 13th to the late 16th centuries, marked by the use of note symbols such as the longa and brevis, the absence of bar lines and ties, and the equivalence in value of one note to either two or three of the next smaller degree.