noun, plural intimae
[in-tuh-mee] /ˈɪn təˌmi/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
the innermost membrane or lining of some organ or part, especially that of an artery, vein, or lymphatic.
noun (pl) -mae (-ˌmiː)
(anatomy, zoology) the innermost layer of an organ or part, esp of a blood vessel
intima in·ti·ma (ĭn’tə-mə)
n. pl. in·ti·mas or in·ti·mae (-mē’)
The innermost coat of an organ.
subinvolution sub·in·vo·lu·tion (sŭb’ĭn-və-lōō’shən) n. Failure of the uterus to return to its normal size following childbirth.
verb (used with object), subirrigated, subirrigating. 1. to irrigate beneath the surface of the ground, as with water passing through a system of underground porous pipes or transmitted through the subsoil from ditches, etc. verb 1. to irrigate (land) by means of an underground system of pipe lines or by natural moisture in the subsoil
noun 1. a separate article or particular: 50 items on the list. 2. a separate piece of information or news, as a short piece in a newspaper or broadcast. 3. Slang. something suitable for a news paragraph or as a topic of gossip, especially something that is sensational or scandalous: The bandleader and the new […]
verb (used without object), subitized, subitizing. Psychology. 1. to perceive at a glance the number of items presented, the limit for humans being about seven. verb 1. (psychol) to perceive the number of (a group of items) at a glance and without counting: the maximum number of items that can be subitized is about five