(chem) changing irregularly with time
tempolabile tem·po·la·bile (těm’pō-lā’bīl’, -bəl)
Subject to change or destruction with the passage of time.
[oh tem-poh-rah oh moh-reys; English oh tem-per-uh oh mawr-eez, mohr-] /oʊ ˈtɛm poʊˌrɑ oʊ ˈmoʊ reɪs; English oʊ ˈtɛm pər ə oʊ ˈmɔr iz, ˈmoʊr-/ Latin. 1. O times! O customs! tempora mutantur, nos et mutamur in illis [tem-paw-rah moo-tahn-too r, nohs et moo-tah-moo r in il-lees; English tem-per-uh myoo-tan-ter, nohs et myoo-tey-mer in il-is] […]
adjective 1. of or relating to time. 2. pertaining to or concerned with the present life or this world; worldly: temporal joys. 3. enduring for a time only; temporary; transitory (opposed to eternal). 4. Grammar. of, relating to, or expressing time: a temporal adjective, such as recent, or a temporal adverb, such as recently. of […]
- Temporal arteritis
temporal arteritis n. Arteritis that occurs in older persons and that is characterized by severe bitemporal headache, sudden loss of vision, and the presence of multinucleated giant cells in temporal, retinal, or intracerebral arteries. Also called cranial arteritis, giant cell arteritis.
- Temporal artery
temporal artery n. An artery with origin in the superficial temporal artery, with distribution to the temporal fascia and muscle, and with anastomoses to the branches of the maxillary artery; middle temporal artery. Either of two arteries with their origin in the maxillary artery, with distribution to the temporal muscle, and with anastomoses to the […]