polythelia pol·y·the·li·a (pŏl’ē-thē’lē-ə, -thēl’yə)
The presence of supernumerary nipples on the breast or elsewhere. Also called hyperthelia.
[pol-uh-theen] /ˈpɒl əˌθin/ noun, Chemistry, British. 1. . /ˈpɒlɪˌθiːn/ noun 1. any one of various light thermoplastic materials made from ethylene with properties depending on the molecular weight of the polymer. The common forms are a waxy flexible plastic (low-density polythene) and a tougher rigid more crystalline form (high-density polythene). Polythene is used for packaging, […]
[pol-ee-thahy-uh-zahyd] /ˌpɒl iˈθaɪ əˌzaɪd/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a substance, C 1 1 H 1 3 ClF 3 N 3 O 4 S 3 , used as a diuretic in the management of edema and hypertension.
polytomography pol·y·to·mog·ra·phy (pŏl’ē-tō-mŏg’rə-fē) n. Tomography of several sectional planes of the body using a machine specifically designed to effect complex motion.
[puh-lit-uh-mee] /pəˈlɪt ə mi/ noun, plural polytomies. 1. the act or process of dividing into more than three parts. 2. the state or condition of being so divided.