Tissue composed of bundles of collagenous white fibers between which are rows of connective tissue cells.
A giant eyeball is a Web craze, so what do you call the stuff inside the ball?Sometimes the Internet community gets a little twitterpated about random stuff. In this case, a 30-foot sculpture of an eyeball in Chicago has transmogrified artist Tony Tasset into an online celebrity. Web searches on “giant eyeball” went bananas. Let’s use this eye mania as an excuse to take a look at some of the wonderful names for the parts of our beloved lamps. Like the zonule of Zinn. What …
A Long List of Affixes: Suffixes, Prefixes, and Combining FormsSuffixes -able, -ible, -ile: (form adjs) able to, fit to, worthy, capable; apt to; subject to being ~-ed -ac: one affect with -ac, -al, -ane, -ar, -ary, -ch, -ese, -ic, -ical, -id, -ile, -ine, -ish, -ory: like, of, pertaining to; characterized by -aceae: families of plants -aceous, -ous: resemblance to a substance; full of -acy, -age, -ance, -ancy, -asm, -dom, -ence, -ency, -hood, -ism, -ity, -ment, -mony, -ness, -ry, -ship, …
cancer, outgrowth, swelling, polyp, lump, parasite, excrescence, mole, fungus, wen, thickening, cancroid
- fibrous dysplasia of bone,
- fibrous goiter,
- fibrous joint,
- fibrous membrane,
- fibrous root,
- fibrous tubercle,
- fibrovascular bundle,
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