Having a wavy border or form. Also, rising and falling like a wave. For example, the border of a wound may be undulant, as may the edge of a rash. And sound waves may also be undulant.
The word “undulant” comes from the Latin “undula” which is the diminutive of “unda” meaning wave. So “undula” is a little wave.
Undulant fever, also called brucellosis, is an infectious disease characterized by a rising and falling (undulant) fever. It is caused by a bacterium called Brucella that can be transmitted in unpasteurized milk or cheese of cattle, sheep, and goats or by contact with diseased animals.
To have a wavy border or form. Also, to rise and fall like a wave. For example, the border of a wound may undulate, as may the edge of a rash. And sound waves may undulate. The word “undulate” comes from the Latin “undula” which is the diminutive of “unda” meaning wave. So “undula” is […]
Acronym for the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.
Consisting of one cell only. Some organisms, such as bacteria, are unicellular. Unicellular is in contrast to multicellular.
Having one horn, or being horn shaped. For example, the uterus is normally unicornuate.
Having, or relating to, one side. For example, a unilateral rash is one that is only on one side of the body.