sigmoid sinus n.
The S-shaped dural sinus lying on the mastoid process of the temporal bone and the jugular process of the occipital bone.
- Sigmoid vein
sigmoid vein n. Any of the tributaries of the inferior mesenteric vein that drain the sigmoid colon.
noun 1. (in the Volsunga Saga) the son of Volsung and Liod; the father, through his sister, Signy, of Sinfjotli; the husband first of Borghild, then of Hjordis; and the father of Sigurd. 2. (in the Nibelungenlied) the king of the Netherlands and father of Siegfried. 3. a male given name: from Germanic words meaning […]
- Sigmund freud
noun 1. Anna, 1895–1982, British psychoanalyst, born in Austria (daughter of Sigmund Freud). 2. Lucian, 1932–2011, British painter, born in Germany; grandson of Sigmund Freud. 3. Sigmund [sig-muh nd;; German zeekh-moo nt] /ˈsɪg mənd;; German ˈzix mʊnt/ (Show IPA), 1856–1939, Austrian neurologist: founder of psychoanalysis.
noun 1. a token; indication. 2. any object, action, event, pattern, etc., that conveys a meaning. 3. a conventional or arbitrary mark, figure, or symbol used as an abbreviation for the word or words it represents. 4. a motion or gesture used to express or convey an idea, command, decision, etc.: Her nod was a […]