(formerly) a creeping or spreading skin disease, as ringworm.
(pathol) any progressive skin eruption, such as ringworm or herpes
serpiginous ser·pig·i·nous (sər-pĭj’ə-nəs)
Relating to or being a cutaneous lesion, such as an ulcer, having an arciform border and a wavy margin.
serpigo ser·pi·go (sər-pī’gō)
Any creeping or serpiginous eruption.
noun 1. brittle star.
noun 1. genitive of Serpens. noun, genitive Serpentis [ser-pen-tis] /sərˈpɛn tɪs/ (Show IPA). Astronomy. 1. the Serpent, a constellation consisting of two separate parts, the head (Serpens Caput) and the tail (Serpens Cauda) with Ophiuchus in between. noun (Latin genitive) Serpentis (səˈpɛntɪs) 1. a faint extensive constellation situated in the N and S equatorial regions […]
[sur-puh n-tee-nahyz] /ˌsɜr pənˈti naɪz/ verb (used with object), serpentinized, serpentinizing. Mineralogy. 1. to convert (a mineral or rock) into serpentine.
- Service economy
noun an economic system or sector based on buying and selling of services