allis’s sign al·lis’s sign (āl’ĭ-sĭz)
an indication of fracture in the neck of the femur in which a finger easily sinks into the relaxed fascia between the great trochanter and the iliac crest.
the striking of one ship by another.
botany. belonging to the genus allium (formerly the family alliaceae). compare . having the odor or taste of garlic, onion, etc. adjective of or relating to allium, a genus of plants that have a strong onion or garlic smell and often have bulbs: family alliaceae. the genus occurs in the n hemisphere and includes onion, […]
any bulbous plant belonging to the genus allium, of the amaryllis family, having an onion odor and flowers in a round cl-ster, including the onion, leek, shallot, garlic, and chive. a substance occurring in garlic bulbs that has antibiotic properties. contemporary examples in tennessee and west virginia, festivals are held to celebrate allium tricocc-m, which […]
a combining form meaning “other,” used in the formation of compound words (allotrope) and in chemistry to denote the more stable of two geometric isomers. . historical examples allo told me they would never rest till they had taken a tower in open fight. puck of pook’s hill rudyard kipling he was, and they were […]
noun a town in e central scotland, the administrative centre of clackmannanshire. pop: 18 989 (2001) historical examples to the north-east of alloa is the thriving mining village of sauchie. encyclopaedia britannica, 11th edition, volume 6, slice 4 various alloa it was, to be sure; for johnny had taken the wrong boat, and that was […]