[eer-bil, air-] /ˈɪər bɪl, ˈɛər-/
a town in N Iraq: built on the site of ancient Arbela.
a city in N Iraq: important in Assyrian times. Pop: 870 000 (2005 est) Ancient name Arbela
ERBF abbr. effective renal blood flow effective renal blood flow
Earth Radiation Budget Satellite
- Erb-westphal sign
Erb-Westphal sign n. An indication of tabes and certain other spinal cord diseases and, occasionally, of brain disease in which the patellar tendon reflex is absent. Also called Erb’s sign, Westphal-Erb sign, Westphal’s sign.
[erk-man-sha-tree-ahn] /ɛrk man ʃa triˈɑ̃/ noun 1. joint pen name of Émile Erckmann [ey-meel] /eɪˈmil/ (Show IPA) 1822–99, and Alexandre Chatrian [a-lek-sahn-druh] /a lɛkˈsɑ̃ drə/ (Show IPA) 1826–90, collaborating French novelists and dramatists.