a cooked mixture of butter or other fat and flour used to thicken sauces, soups, etc.
noun (pl) roux
a mixture of equal amounts of fat and flour, heated, blended, and used as a basis for sauces
Roux (rōō), Pierre Paul Émile. 1853-1933.
French bacteriologist. His work with the diphtheria bacillus led to the development of antitoxins to neutralize pathogenic toxins.
Roux , Wilhelm. 1850-1924.
German anatomist who is noted for his research on embryonic development.
French bacteriologist who assisted Louis Pasteur on most of his major discoveries. Later, working with Alexandre Yersin, he showed that the symptoms of diphtheria are caused by a lethal toxin produced by the diphtheria bacillus. Roux carried out early work on the rabies vaccine and directed the first tests of the diphtheria antitoxin.
- Roux-en-y anastomosis
Roux-en-Y anastomosis (rōō’ěn-wī’) n. A Y-shaped surgical connection that divides the small intestine and connects one end to the stomach, bile duct, or other structure and connects the opposite end to the small intestine at a point below the first connection.
noun 1. a city in SW Quebec, in E Canada: gold and copper mining.
abbreviation 1. remotely operated vehicle ROV 1. remotely operated vehicle 2. rover
noun 1. a city in N Finland, near the Arctic Circle.