one of the four main precepts of Buddhism and Buddhist philosophy, specif. that life is suffering, that the cause of suffering is desire, that there can be an end to suffering, and the way to achieve this is following the Noble Eightfold Path
[noh-dohs, noh-dohs] /ˈnoʊ doʊs, noʊˈdoʊs/ adjective 1. having nodes. 2. full of knots; knotty. /ˈnəʊdəʊs; nəʊˈdəʊs/ adjective 1. having nodes or knotlike swellings: nodose stems nodous no·dous (nō’dəs) adj. Having many nodes; nodose. nodose no·dose (nō’dōs’) adj. Having many nodes or knotlike swellings. no·dos’i·ty (-dŏs’ĭ-tē) n.
[noj-uh-ler] /ˈnɒdʒ ə lər/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characterized by . 2. shaped like or occurring in : a nodular concretion. adj. 1794, from nodule + -ar. Related: Nodularity.
- Nodular amyloidosis
nodular amyloidosis n. Amyloidosis in which amyloid occurs as small masses or nodules beneath the skin or mucous membranes. Also called amyloid tumor, focal amyloidosis.
noun 1. any of various cast irons strengthened by having the graphite content in the form of nodules rather than flakes, and containing cerium or magnesium as well as other additives.