polymyositis pol·y·my·o·si·tis (pŏl’ē-mī’ə-sī’tĭs)
Inflammation of several voluntary muscles simultaneously.
[pol-ee-mik-sin] /ˌpɒl iˈmɪk sɪn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. any of various polypeptide antibiotics derived from Bacillus polymyxa. /ˌpɒlɪˈmɪksɪn/ noun 1. any of several polypeptide antibiotics active against Gram-negative bacteria, obtained from the soil bacterium Bacillus polymyxa polymyxin pol·y·myx·in (pŏl’ē-mĭk’sĭn) n. Any of various mainly toxic antibiotics derived from strains of the soil bacterium Bacillus polymyxa and […]
[pol-uh-nee-zhuh, -shuh] /ˌpɒl əˈni ʒə, -ʃə/ noun 1. one of the three principal divisions of Oceania, comprising those island groups in the Pacific lying E of Melanesia and Micronesia and extending from the Hawaiian Islands S to New Zealand. /ˌpɒlɪˈniːʒə; -ʒɪə/ noun 1. one of the three divisions of islands in the Pacific, the others […]
polynesic pol·y·ne·sic (pŏl’ē-nē’sĭk) adj. Occurring in many separate foci.
[pol-uh-nee-zhuh n, -shuh n] /ˌpɒl əˈni ʒən, -ʃən/ adjective 1. of or relating to , its inhabitants, or their languages. noun 2. a member of any of a number of peoples originating from and inhabiting , and speaking closely related Austronesian languages. 3. the easternmost group of Austronesian languages, including Maori, Tahitian, Samoan, Hawaiian, and […]