any coleopterous beetle of the family Anobiidae, in which the pronotum characteristically forms a hood that more or less covers the head. The family includes such notorious pests as the furniture beetle (Anobium punctatum) and the deathwatch beetle, the larvae of which attack furniture and beams See also deathwatch
anoc anodal opening contraction
anococcygeal anococcygeal a·no·coc·cyg·e·al (ā’nō-kŏk-sĭj’ē-əl) adj. Relating to the anus and the coccyx.
- Anococcygeal nerve
anococcygeal nerve anococcygeal nerve n. Any of several small nerves arising from the coccygeal plexus, supplying the skin over the coccyx.
pertaining to an or the phenomena in its vicinity. Historical Examples It is also occasioned by anodic polarization of iron in sulphuric acid. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 7 Various
- Anocutaneous line
anocutaneous line anocutaneous line a·no·cu·ta·ne·ous line (ā’nō-kyōō-tā’nē-əs) n. The line between the simple columnar epithelium of the rectum and the stratified epithelium of the anal canal. Also called pectinate line.