sciatic spine n.
A pointed process from the posterior border of the ischium on a level with the lower border of the acetabulum. Also called ischiadic spine.
Pathology. 1. severe combined immune deficiency. abbreviation 1. severe combined immune deficiency; a serious condition in which babies are born with reduced numbers of T- and B-lymphocytes, which impairs their immune systems and makes them susceptible to severe infections and cancer SCID abbr. severe combined immunodeficiency SCID 1. severe combined immunodeficiency 2. spacecraft identification
noun 1. a form of fiction that draws imaginatively on scientific knowledge and speculation in its plot, setting, theme, etc. science fiction noun 1. a literary genre that makes imaginative use of scientific knowledge or conjecture (as modifier): a science fiction writer science fiction definition Works of fiction that use scientific discoveries or advanced technology […]
- Science museum
noun 1. a museum in London, originating from 1852 and given its present name and site in 1899: contains collections relating to the history of science, technology, and industry
- Science park
noun 1. an area usually linked with a university where scientific research and commercial development are carried on in cooperation noun an area set aside for office buildings which house scientific or technological research and development firms