a pine, Pinus flexilis, of western North America, having light, soft wood used locally for railroad ties, poles, fuel, etc.
- Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy
limb-girdle muscular dystrophy n. A progressive inherited disorder that usually begins in preadolescents and is characterized by symptoms similar to those present in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy with the pelvic girdle often being the most severely affected part.
[lim-bik] /ˈlɪm bɪk/ adjective 1. pertaining to or of the nature of a or border; marginal. adj. 1879, from French limbique (1878, Broca), from limbe, from Latin limbus “edge” (see limb (n.2)). Limbic system is attested from 1950. limbic lim·bic (lĭm’bĭk) adj.
noun, Anatomy. 1. a ring of interconnected structures in the midline of the brain around the hypothalamus, involved with emotion and memory and with homeostatic regulatory systems. /ˈlɪmbɪk/ noun 1. the part of the brain bordering on the corpus callosum: concerned with basic emotion, hunger, and sex limbic system n. A group of deep brain […]
[lim] /lɪm/ noun 1. a part or member of an animal body distinct from the head and trunk, as a leg, arm, or wing: the lower limbs; artificial limbs. 2. a large or main branch of a tree. 3. a projecting part or member: the four limbs of a cross. 4. a person or thing […]