a member of the reformed order of barefooted Carmelites, founded in Spain in 1562.
of or relating to St. Theresa or the Teresians.
noun 1. a port in NE Brazil, on the Parnahiba River. noun 1. a state in NE Brazil. 96,860 sq. mi. (250,870 sq. km). Capital: Teresina. noun 1. an inland port in NE Brazil, capital of Piauí state, on the Parnaíba River: chief commercial centre of the Parnaíba valley. Pop: 895 000 (2005 est) Former […]
- Teres major muscle
teres major muscle n. A muscle with origin from the lower third of the border of the scapula, with insertion into the medial border of the humerus, with nerve supply from the lower subscapular nerve from the fifth and the sixth cervical nerves, and whose action adducts and extends the arm and rotates it medially.
- Teres minor muscle
teres minor muscle n. A muscle with origin from the lateral border of the scapula, with insertion into the great tuberosity of the humerus, with nerve supply from the axillary nerve from the fifth and the sixth cervical nerves, and whose action adducts the arm and rotates it laterally.
adjective 1. slender and smooth, with a circular transverse section. 2. cylindrical or slightly tapering. adjective 1. (esp of plant parts) smooth and usually cylindrical and tapering