Miller-Abbott tube Mil·ler-Abbott tube (mĭl’ər-)
A tube used for intestinal decompression.
[mil-er-burd] /ˈmɪl ərˌbɜrd/ noun 1. a rare, small, gray-brown, thin-billed warbler, Acrocephalus familiaris, occurring only on the Hawaiian islet of Nihoa: the subspecies that inhabited the islet of Laysan is now extinct.
noun, Crystallography. 1. one of three integers giving the orientation and position of the face of a crystal in terms of the reciprocals, in lowest terms, of the intercepts of the face with each axis of the crystal.
[mil-uh-rahyt] /ˈmɪl əˌraɪt/ noun 1. a mineral, nickel sulfide, NiS, occurring in slender, bronze-colored crystals: a minor ore of nickel. [mil-uh-rahyt] /ˈmɪl əˌraɪt/ noun 1. a follower of William Miller, a U.S. preacher who taught that the Second Advent of Christ and the beginning of the millennium were to occur in 1843. /ˈmɪləˌraɪt/ noun 1. […]
[mi-les-uh-muh l] /mɪˈlɛs ə məl/ adjective 1. . noun 2. a part. /mɪˈlɛsɪməl/ adjective 1. 2. of, consisting of, or relating to a thousandth