(surnamed Soter) 367?–280 b.c, ruler of Egypt 323–285: founder of Macedonian dynasty in Egypt.
called Ptolemy Soter. ?367–283 bc, king of Egypt (323–285 bc), a general of Alexander the Great, who obtained Egypt on Alexander’s death and founded the Ptolemaic dynasty: his capital Alexandria became the centre of Greek culture
psychrophore psy·chro·phore (sī’krə-fôr’) n. A catheter having two tubes through which cold water is circulated to apply cold to a canal or cavity.
noun a fear of cold See chromatophobia See chromophobia Word Origin Greek psychros ‘cold’
/ˌsaɪkrəʊˈfɪlɪk/ adjective 1. (esp of bacteria) showing optimum growth at low temperatures psychrophilic psy·chro·phil·ic (sī’krō-fĭl’ĭk) adj. Thriving at relatively low temperatures. Used of certain bacteria.
psychrophile psy·chro·phile (sī’krə-fīl’) or psy·chro·phil (-fĭl) n. An organism that grows best at a low temperature.
noun, Pathology. 1. a drooping of the upper eyelid. 2. prolapse or drooping of any organ. noun (pl) ptoses (ˈtəʊsiːz) 1. prolapse or drooping of a part, esp the eyelid ptosis pto·sis (tō’sĭs) n. pl. pto·ses (-sēz) Abnormal lowering or drooping of an organ or a part, especially a drooping of the upper eyelid caused […]