[kwod-ruh-fid] /ˈkwɒd rə fɪd/
cleft into four parts or lobes.
(botany) divided into four lobes or other parts: quadrifid leaves
“divided in four parts,” 1660s, from quadri- + -fid.
[kwo-dree-guh, -drahy-] /kwɒˈdri gə, -ˈdraɪ-/ noun, plural quadrigae [kwo-dree-gahy, -drahy-jee] /kwɒˈdri gaɪ, -ˈdraɪ dʒi/ (Show IPA). Classical Antiquity. 1. a two-wheeled chariot drawn by four horses harnessed abreast. /kwɒˈdriːɡə/ noun (pl) -gas, -gae (-dʒiː) 1. (in the classical world) a two-wheeled chariot drawn by four horses abreast
quadrigeminal quad·ri·gem·i·nal (kwŏd’rə-jěm’ə-nəl) adj. Consisting of four parts; fourfold.
[kwod-ri-gey-tuh s] /ˌkwɒd rɪˈgeɪ təs/ noun, plural quadrigati [kwod-ri-gey-tahy] /ˌkwɒd rɪˈgeɪ taɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. a silver coin of ancient Rome, bearing an image of Jupiter in a quadriga on the reverse.
- Quadrigeminal rhythm
quadrigeminal rhythm n. A cardiac dysrhythmia in which heartbeats occur in groups of four, usually composed of one sinus beat followed by three extrasystolic beats.