plateau pulse pla·teau pulse (plā-tō’)
The slow, sustained pulse of aortic stenosis, producing a prolonged flat-topped curve in the sphygmogram.
[pla-toh or, esp. British, plat-oh] /plæˈtoʊ or, esp. British, ˈplæt oʊ/ noun, plural plateaus, plateaux [pla-tohz or, esp. British, plat-ohz] /plæˈtoʊz or, esp. British, ˈplæt oʊz/ (Show IPA) 1. a land area having a relatively level surface considerably raised above adjoining land on at least one side, and often cut by deep canyons. 2. a […]
noun, Philately. 1. a block of four or more stamps containing the number or numbers of the printing plate or plates in the margin of the sheet.
- Plate culture
plate culture n. A culture or culture medium contained in a flat transparent dish and used chiefly for growing microorganisms.
[pley-tid] /ˈpleɪ tɪd/ adjective 1. coated with a thin film of gold, silver, etc., as for ornamental purposes. 2. covered or overlaid with metal for protection. 3. (of a knitted fabric) made of two yarns, as wool on the face and cotton on the back. [pleyt] /pleɪt/ noun 1. a shallow, usually circular dish, often […]