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latus in Medicine

latus la·tus (lā'təs, lāt'əs)
n. pl. lat·er·a (lāt'ər-ə)

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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  • St. Augustine, in one of his letters, mentions that he sealed it with his ring, qui exprimit faciem hominis attendentis in latus.

    Finger-Ring Lore William Jones
  • For he used the latus Clavus 70 with fringes about the wrists, and always had it girded about him, but rather loosely.

  • A most curious and interesting fish (Neophrynichthys latus) was here obtained.

    Cruise of the 'Alert' R. W. Coppinger
  • The symptoms occasioned by Bothriocephalus latus do not differ materially from those produced by other tapeworms.

    Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold
  • The common louse of the dog (Trichodectes latus) proves especially noxious to young puppies.

    Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold
  • latus Pomp sub oculs uxris et lberrum mcrne cnfossum est, caput praecsum, truncus in Nlum coniectus.

    Selections from Viri Romae Charles Franois L'Homond
  • The absurd "marginis posticum latus remotum" was a misprint for (dens) "marginis posticus, latus, remotus."

  • latus Pompei sub oculis uxoris et liberorum mucrone confossum est, caput praecisum, truncus in Nilum coniectus.

    Selections from Viri Romae Charles Franois L'Homond
  • Others to the Old-German, Laz, from latus; the weapon being therefore a "side-arm."

  • The other portions were called the latus sinistrum and dextrum, or Septentrionale et Australe.

    Rites and Ritual Philip Freeman

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