a shrub, Retama raetam, of Syria and Arabia, having white flowers: said to be the juniper of the Old Testament.
- Rete mirabile
rete mirabile rete mi·ra·bi·le (mĭ-rä’bĭ-lē) n. A vascular network interrupting the continuity of an artery or vein, as in the glomeruli of the kidney or in the liver.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a crystalline hydrocarbon, C 1 8 H 1 8 , obtained chiefly from the tar of resinous woods and certain fossil resins. noun 1. a yellow crystalline hydrocarbon found in tar oils from pine wood and in certain fossil resins. Formula: C18H18
noun 1. the act of retaining. 2. the state of being retained. 3. the power to retain; capacity for retaining. 4. the act or power of remembering things; memory. noun 1. the act of retaining or state of being retained 2. the capacity to hold or retain liquid 3. the capacity to remember 4. (pathol) […]
- Retention cyst
retention cyst n. A cyst caused by an obstruction to the excretory duct of a gland.