[mem-non] /ˈmɛm nɒn/
Colossus of, (in ancient Egypt) a colossal statue near Thebes said to produce a musical sound when the rays of the early morning sun struck it.
Classical Mythology. an Ethiopian king slain by Achilles in the Trojan War.
an ancient Egyptian stone monument near Thebes, erected by Amenhotep III, that consists of two seated figures 38 feet (12 meters) high.
(Greek myth) a king of Ethiopia, son of Eos: slain by Achilles in the Trojan War
a colossal statue of Amenhotep III at Thebes in ancient Egypt, which emitted a sound thought by the Greeks to be the voice of Memnon
[kuh-los-tuh-mee] /kəˈlɒs tə mi/ noun, plural colostomies. Surgery. 1. the construction of an artificial opening from the colon through the abdominal wall, thus bypassing a diseased portion of the lower intestine and permitting the passage of intestinal contents. 2. the opening so constructed. /kəˈlɒstəmɪ/ noun (pl) -mies 1. the surgical formation of an opening from […]
- Colostomy bag
colostomy bag n. A receptacle worn over the stoma to collect feces following a colostomy.
[kuh-los-truh m] /kəˈlɒs trəm/ noun 1. a yellowish liquid, especially rich in immune factors, secreted by the mammary gland of female mammals a few days before and after the birth of their young. /kəˈlɒstrəm/ noun 1. the thin milky secretion from the nipples that precedes and follows true lactation. It consists largely of serum and […]
colostrorrhea co·los·tror·rhe·a (kə-lŏs’trə-rē’ə) n. An abnormally profuse secretion of colostrum.