metarteriole met·ar·te·ri·ole (mět’är-tēr’ē-ōl’)
Any of the small peripheral blood vessels that are structurally and anatomically intermediate between the arterioles and the true capillaries and that contain scattered groups of smooth muscle fibers in their walls.
metarubricyte met·a·ru·bri·cyte (mět’ə-rōō’brĭ-sīt’) n. An orthochromatic normoblast.
[met-uh] /ˈmɛt ə/ adjective 1. pertaining to or noting a story, conversation, character, etc., that consciously references or comments upon its own subject or features, often in the form of parody: A movie about making a movie is just so meta—especially when the actors criticize the acting. 2. pertaining to or noting an abstract, high-level […]
noun, Trademark. 1. a brand of sheet metal pressed and welded together to form joists and studding.
metallothionein me·tal·lo·thi·o·ne·in (mĭ-tāl’ō-thī’ə-nē’ĭn) n. A small metal-binding protein, rich in sulfur-containing amino acids, that is synthesized in the liver and kidney and important in ion transport.