the study of the functions and diseases peculiar to males, especially of the reproductive organs.
the branch of medicine concerned with diseases in men, esp of the reproductive organs
the scientific study of diseases particular to males, esp. the male s-x organs
greek andros ‘man’
cl-ssical mythology. the wife of hector and mother of astyanax. (italics) a tragedy (c419 b.c.) by euripides. historical examples captain byron of the andromache, an active and diligent officer, watched their motions with such attention, that on the 8th inst. memoirs and correspondence of admiral lord de saumarez. vol ii sir john ross compare the […]
a tragedy (1667) by racine. historical examples with andromaque french tragedy ceased to be oratorical, and became essentially poetic. a history of french literature edward dowden the spark is lighted when pyrrhus declares to andromaque that if she will not marry him he will execute her son. landmarks in french literature g. lytton strachey lithen: […]
- Andromeda galaxy
a spiral galaxy, appearing to the naked eye as a fuzzy oval patch in the constellation andromeda; it is a close neighbor to our own galaxy. contemporary examples andromeda galaxy is about 2.5 million light-years away, which is right next-door in a cosmic sense. the gamma-ray burst that wasn’t matthew r. francis may 31, 2014 […]
- Andromeda strain
an infectious pathogen that mutates unpredictably into new forms and shows extreme resistance to destruction by conventional means. contemporary examples i might suggest a t-tle: “andromeda strain 2: the predictable hysteria.” disease history vs. disease hysteria kevin bleyer october 18, 2014
a toxin found in the nectar of some species of rhododendron and other plants of the family ericaceae and in food made from their nectar, as unpasteurized honey, poisonous to humans and animals.