[pek-tuh-lahyt] /ˈpɛk təˌlaɪt/
a mineral, hydrous calcium sodium silicate, usually occurring in radiating groups of crystals in rock cavities.
[pek-ter-uh l] /ˈpɛk tər əl/ adjective 1. of, in, on, or pertaining to the chest or breast; thoracic. 2. worn on the breast or chest. 3. proceeding from the heart or inner consciousness. 4. Speech. (of a vocal quality) appearing to come from resonance in the chest; full or deep. 5. of or for diseases […]
noun, Ecclesiastical. 1. a cross worn on the breast by various prelates, as a designation of office.
noun 1. (in fishes) either of a pair of fins usually situated behind the head, one on each side, and corresponding to the forelimbs of higher vertebrates. noun 1. either of a pair of fins, situated just behind the head in fishes, that help to control the direction of movement during locomotion
noun 1. (in vertebrates) a bony or cartilaginous arch supporting the forelimbs. 2. Also called shoulder girdle. (in humans) the bony arch formed by the clavicles, or collarbones, and scapulas, or shoulder blades. noun 1. a skeletal support to which the front or upper limbs of a vertebrate are attached pectoral girdle n. A bony […]