nodus

[ noh-duh s ]
/ ˈnoʊ dəs /

noun, plural no·di [noh-dahy, -dee] /ˈnoʊ daɪ, -di/.

a difficult or intricate point, situation, plot, etc.

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Origin of nodus

1350–1400; Middle English: knot in the flesh < Latin nōdus knot
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British Dictionary definitions for nodus

nodus
/ (ˈnəʊdəs) /

noun plural -di (-daɪ)

a problematic idea, situation, etc
another word for node

Word Origin for nodus

C14: from Latin: knot
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Medical definitions for nodus

nodus
[ nōdəs ]

n. pl. no•di (-dī)

A circumscribed mass of tissue; a node.
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