the decoration of the front of an altar, as a covering of silk or a painted panel.
noun (pl) -dia (-dɪə)
a covering hung over the front of an altar
noun (botany) the position opposite a given part of a plant
antepyretic antepyretic an·te·py·ret·ic (ān’tē-pī-rět’ĭk) adj. Before the onset of fever. Also called antefebrile.
situated before or at the front of; fore (opposed to ). going before in time or sequence; preceding; earlier: events anterior to the outbreak of war. Linguistics. (in distinctive feature analysis) articulated in the region extending from the alveolar ridge to the lips; alveolar, dental, or labial. (in animals and embryos) pertaining to or toward […]
- Anterior ampullar nerve
anterior ampullar nerve anterior ampullar nerve n. A branch of the utriculoampullar nerve that supplies the ampullary crest of the anterior semicircular duct of the ear.
- Anterior asynclitism
anterior asynclitism anterior asynclitism n. See Nägele obliquity.