polyradiculitis pol·y·ra·dic·u·li·tis (pŏl’ē-rə-dĭk’yə-lī’tĭs)
Inflammation of the nerve roots.
[pol-ee-rith-uh m] /ˈpɒl iˌrɪð əm/ noun, Music. 1. the simultaneous occurrence of sharply contrasting within a composition. /ˈpɒlɪˌrɪðəm/ noun 1. (music) a style of composition in which each part exhibits different rhythms n. 1911, probably a back formation from polyrhythmic.
[pol-ee-rith-uh m] /ˈpɒl iˌrɪð əm/ noun, Music. 1. the simultaneous occurrence of sharply contrasting within a composition. /ˌpɒlɪˈrɪðmɪk/ adjective 1. (music) of or relating to polyrhythm; characterized by different rhythms /ˈpɒlɪˌrɪðəm/ noun 1. (music) a style of composition in which each part exhibits different rhythms adj. 1883, from poly- + rhythmic. n. 1911, probably a […]
[pol-ee-rahy-buh-sohm] /ˌpɒl iˈraɪ bəˌsoʊm/ noun, Biology. 1. . /ˌpɒlɪˈraɪbəˌsəʊm/ noun 1. (biochem) an assemblage of ribosomes associated with a messenger RNA molecule, involved in peptide synthesis Also called polysome polyribosome pol·y·ri·bo·some (pŏl’ē-rī’bə-sōm’) n. A cluster of ribosomes connected by a strand of mRNA and functioning as a unit in protein synthesis. Also called polysome.
[pol-ee-sak-uh-rahyd, -rid] /ˌpɒl iˈsæk əˌraɪd, -rɪd/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a carbohydrate, as starch, inulin, or cellulose, containing more than three monosaccharide units per molecule, the units being attached to each other in the manner of acetals, and therefore capable of hydrolysis by acids or enzymes to monosaccharides. /ˌpɒlɪˈsækəˌraɪd; -rɪd/ noun 1. any one of a […]