spiral vein of modiolus n.
A vein in the modiolus of the cochlea that is a tributary to the labyrinthine vein and the vein of the cochlear canal.
noun 1. fricative (def 2). adjective 2. Also, spirantal [spahy-ran-tl] /spaɪˈræn tl/ (Show IPA). fricative. adjective 1. (phonetics) another word for fricative noun 2. a fricative consonant
verb (used with object), spirantized, spirantizing. Phonetics. 1. to change into or pronounce as a spirant.
noun 1. any of various plants or shrubs belonging to the genus Spiraea, of the rose family, having clusters of small, white or pink flowers, certain species of which are cultivated as ornamentals.
adjective 1. having a spire. noun 1. a tall, acutely pointed pyramidal roof or rooflike construction upon a tower, roof, etc. 2. a similar construction forming the upper part of a steeple. 3. a tapering, pointed part of something; a tall, sharp-pointed summit, peak, or the like: the distant spires of the mountains. 4. the […]