ivory exostosis i·vo·ry exostosis (ī’və-rē, īv’rē)
A small, rounded, extremely dense tumor arising from a bone, usually one of the cranial bones.
noun 1. a white, arctic gull, Pagophila eburnea. noun 1. a white gull, Pagophila (or Larus) eburneus, mostly confined to arctic regions
noun 1. the seed of a low, South American palm, Phytelephas macrocarpa, yielding vegetable ivory. 2. a similar seed from other palms. noun 1. the seed of the ivory palm, which contains an ivory-like substance used to make buttons, etc 2. any similar seed from other palms
noun 1. the palm bearing the common ivory nut. noun 1. a low-growing South American palm tree, Phytelephas macrocarpa, that yields the ivory nut
noun 1. a place or situation remote from worldly or practical affairs: the university as an ivory tower. 2. an attitude of aloofness from or disdain or disregard for worldly or practical affairs: his ivory tower of complacency. /ˈtaʊə/ noun 1. n. as a symbol of artistic or intellectual aloofness, by 1889, from French tour […]