synclitism syn·cli·tism (sĭn’klĭ-tĭz’əm, sĭng’-)
The condition of parallelism between the plane of the pelvis and that of the fetal head.
synclonus syn·clo·nus (sĭn’klō’nəs) n. Clonic spasm or tremor of several muscles at the same time. A disease characterized by such spasms or tremors.
noun, U.S. Aerospace. 1. one of a series of experimental communications satellites that were the first to be placed in geostationary orbit. noun 1. a communications satellite in stationary orbit
noun 1. Grammar. the contraction of a word by omitting one or more sounds from the middle, as in the reduction of never to ne’er. 2. Pathology. brief loss of consciousness associated with transient cerebral anemia, as in heart block, sudden lowering of the blood pressure, etc.; fainting. noun 1. (pathol) a technical word for […]
verb (used with object), syncopated, syncopating. 1. Music. to place (the accents) on beats that are normally unaccented. to treat (a passage, piece, etc.) in this way. 2. Grammar. to contract (a word) by omitting one or more sounds from the middle, as in reducing Gloucester to Gloster. verb (transitive) 1. (music) to modify or […]