hypotrachelium

[hahy-poh-truh-kee-lee-uh m]

noun, plural hy·po·tra·che·li·a [hahy-poh-truh-kee-lee-uh] /ˌhaɪ poʊ trəˈki li ə/.

(on a classical column) any member, as a necking, between the capital and the shaft.

Nearby words

  1. hypothymism,
  2. hypothyroidism,
  3. hypotonia,
  4. hypotonic,
  5. hypotoxicity,
  6. hypotrich,
  7. hypotrichosis,
  8. hypotrophy,
  9. hypotropia,
  10. hypotympanum

Compare trachelium.

Origin of hypotrachelium

1555–65; < Latin < Greek hypotrachḗlion. See hypo-, trachelium

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