ptyalo- or ptyal-
Saliva; salivary glands: ptyalocele.
ptyalocele pty·a·lo·cele (tī’ə-lō-sēl’) n. See ranula.
adjective 1. (of a semiconductor) having a density of mobile holes in excess of that of conduction electrons 2. associated with or resulting from the movement of holes in a semiconductor: p-type conductivity Compare n-type P-type Made of material, usually a semiconductor such as silicon, that has been doped with impurities so that it has […]
Symbol, Chemistry. 1. plutonium. Chemical symbol 1. plutonium Pu The symbol for the element plutonium. Pu The symbol for plutonium. plutonium (pl-tō’nē-əm) Symbol Pu A silvery, radioactive metallic element of the actinide series that has the highest atomic number of all naturally occurring elements. It is found in minute amounts in uranium ores and is […]
P.U. Used to indicate a bad or offensive smell (from “phew”)
splendid. (1.) One of the two midwives who feared God, and refused to kill the Hebrew male children at their birth (Ex. 1:15-21). (2.) A descendant of Issachar (Judg. 10:1).