aperistalsis a·per·i·stal·sis (ā-pěr’ĭ-stôl’sĭs, -stāl’-)
The absence of peristalsis.
a small drink of alcoholic liquor taken to stimulate the appetite before a meal. Also called apéritif wine. a wine served as an appetizer or cocktail. Historical Examples A French cafe was installed there, and two or three soldiers were taking their aperitif before dinner out in the air. The Garden Of Allah Robert Hichens […]
a small drink of alcoholic liquor taken to stimulate the appetite before a meal. Also called apéritif wine. a wine served as an appetizer or cocktail. noun an alcoholic drink, esp a wine, drunk before a meal to whet the appetite n. 1894, “alcoholic drink taken before a meal to stimulate the appetite,” from French […]
. having a stimulating effect on the appetite. an . an appetite stimulant. Historical Examples The aperitive virtue of a key, the attractive virtue of a hook. Pascal’s Penses Blaise Pascal The aperitive virtue of a key, the attractive virtue of a crook. The Thoughts of Blaise Pascal Blaise Pascal Aperient roots,1535 aperitive species; Species […]
- Apert's syndrome
apert’s syndrome Apert’s syndrome A·pert’s syndrome (ə-pěrz’) n. See type I acrocephalosyndactyly.
apertognathia apertognathia a·per·tog·na·thi·a (ə-pûr’tŏg-nā’thē-ə, -tō-nāth’ē-ə) n. A type of malocclusion characterized by the premature occlusion of posterior teeth and the absence of anterior occlusion. Also called open bite.