[troh-bree-ahnd, -and, -uh nd] /ˈtroʊ briˌɑnd, -ˌænd, -ənd/
a group of islands north of the eastern end of New Guinea: part of Papua New Guinea. 170 sq. mi. (440 sq. km).
a group of coral islands in the Solomon Sea, north of the E part of New Guinea: part of Papua New Guinea. Area: about 440 sq km (170 sq miles)
noun, Surgery. 1. a sharp-pointed instrument enclosed in a cannula, used for withdrawing fluid from a cavity, as the abdominal cavity. noun 1. a surgical instrument for removing fluid from bodily cavities, consisting of a puncturing device situated inside a tube trocar tro·car (trō’kär’) n. A sharp-pointed surgical instrument, used with a cannula to puncture […]
1. (in prescriptions) troche. troch trochiscus
adjective 1. pertaining to the trochee. 2. consisting of or employing a trochee or trochees. noun 3. a trochee. 4. Usually, trochaics. a verse or poem written in trochees. adjective 1. of, relating to, or consisting of trochees noun 2. another word for trochee 3. a verse composed of trochees
adjective, Zoology. 1. resembling a wheel. adjective 1. (zoology) shaped like a wheel: the trochal disc of a rotifer
noun 1. Anatomy. either of two knobs at the top of the femur, the greater on the outside and the lesser on the inside, serving for the attachment of muscles between the thigh and pelvis. 2. Zoology. any similar prominence on the femur in many other vertebrates. 3. Entomology. (in an insect) the usually small […]