David Foster Wallace Vocabulary

 

Words from Oblivion

 

Word

Definition

 

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zulu time”  0204

 

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agapemone guest room

 

O/216

anodized goggles

 

O/297

anserine dowagers

Of, concerning, or resembling a goose or geese; gooselike Silly, foolish, stupid.

O/249

bolus food

1. a round mass of something, especially of chewed food in the mouth or alimentary canal   2. a single, large dose of a drug, especially one in that form

O/

canids (dogs)

canid 1. Any member of the family Canidae, including dogs, wolves, foxes, coyotes and jackals.

O/250

captious

1. having a disposition to unreasonably find fault or raise petty objections  

2. intending to trap or confuse

O/135

catastasis

In classical drama, the third and penultimate section, in which action is heightened for the catastrophe.

O/129

chatauqua

 

O/135

chloasmatic or pre-cancerous lesions

 

O/

cilium on a’s cheek and temple

A hairlike organelle projecting from a eukaryotic cell (such as unicellular organism or one cell of a multicelled organism). These structures serve either for locomotion by moving or as sensors.

O/

compiling-esque

 

O/129

conferral

The act of conferring something

O/255

dal segni

 

O/130

dekate (nightly)

Dekat? 1. close (at a little distance)

O/MS

dissimilated

made dissimilar or unlike.

O/135

educe

1.  To draw out or bring out; elicit or evoke  
2.  To infer or deduce.

O/247

emberous lights

Like embers

O/260

embrous tip

Glowing like an ember

O/MS

ephemeracy

ephemeral  1. Lasting for a short period of time.  2. (biology) Existing for only one day, as with some flowers, insects, and diseases.

O/207

epithelial complexion

epithelium 1. (anatomy) A membranous tissue composed of one or more layers of cells which forms the covering of most internal and external surfaces of the body and its organs; internally including the lining of vessels and other small cavities, and externally being the skin.

O/

etiolated

Blanched because of sunlight deprivation.

O/

extorse

extorsion 1. (medicine) An outward rotation of a limb, organ or part of the eye

O/140

extrudent

to extrude 1. To push or thrust out.

   2. To form or shape (a metal, plastic etc) by forcing it through a die or an opening.

O/260

eyes immured

imprisoned or confined

O/251

flattened espadrilles

espadrille 1. a light shoe having an upper made of fabric and a sole of rope

O/250

Fletcherized breakfast

Horace Fletcher – urged thorough chewing of food

O/272

fluctuant (-ly)

That fluctuates, or causes fluctuation

O/MS

fulgent hair

Shining brilliantly; radiant.

O/

gynecic or womanly

 

O/217

hemian

Half?

O/132

inbibation slurping

 

O/

itaglial

 

O/130

kerotoses

 

O/

largo pulse

 

O/275

machiocolated

 

O/

merkinesque or pudental

merkin  A women's pubic wig. Worn for nude stage appearances and by women after shaving their pubic hair

 

O/214

murine succession of roads

Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, the mouse, rat or (more generally) any mammal of the family Muridae.

O/

obdurate temper

Physically hardened, toughened.

O/226

omphatic

omphalic 1. Of or pertaining to the umbilicus, or navel.

O/134

pace

 

O/MS

paeanistic

paean  1. Any loud and joyous song; a song of triumph.  2. An enthusiastic expression of praise.

O/133

paphian (white)

Of or relating to Paphos, the mythical birthplace of the goddess of love on the island of Cyprus.

O/

perfusive flush

to perfuse 1. (transitive) To permeate or suffuse something, either with a liquid or with light  2. (transitive) To force a fluid to flow over or through something, especially through an organ of the body

O/

phlogistive

phlogiston 1. (chemistry, historical) The hypothetical fiery principle formerly assumed to be a necessary constituent of combustible bodies and to be given up by them in burning.

O/139

planar flow of air

1. of, or pertaining to, a plane

2. flat, two-dimensional

3. (graph theory) of a graph, able to be embedded in the plane with no edges intersecting

O/283

preterite ugliness

1. (grammar, of a tense) Showing an action at a determined moment in the past. (Also known as the preterite tense)

O/284

preterition

1. The act of passing by, disregarding or omitting. 2. A rhetorical device in which the speaker emphasizes something by omitting it. 3. (law) The failure of a testator to name a legal heir in his will.

O/270

primapera (mothers)

 

O/MS

ptotic

ptosis 1. the prolapse of a bodily organ, especially drooping of the eyelid

O/129

ramify or amplify

 

O/226

rebarbative

1. (of a person) irritating, repellent

O/

scenes a faire

 

O/130

schipperkes’ love

schipperke A small breed of dog developed in Belgium, sometimes used as a watchdog on boats.

O/299

sessile head

1. (zoology) permanently attached to a substrate; not free to move about; "an attached oyster"  2. (botany) attached directly by the base; not having an intervening stalk; "a sessile leaf"

O/223

sic vos non vobis

 

O/

soutane or coat

a long gown with sleeves and buttons at the front

O/

trypanosomia

trypanosome 1. (zoology) Any of a group of protozoan parasites which are transmitted by biting insects and infect the blood of humans and other vertebrates.

O/129

vatic feeling

Pertaining to a prophet; prophetic, oracular.

O/301

waldorf educational movement

 

O/296

weazoning

 

O/217

accrete

To grow together, combine

O/MS

anility anile

Characteristic of a crone

O/217

balbo

stammering

O/

caudal hose

Pertaining to the rear, posterior

O/MS

circumoral

Around or encircling the mouth

O/213

convolved esprit de

Fold or twist, vorex

O/MS

escharotic or flaky

Eschar – dry dark scar or scab

O/MS

evect

Of moon Modify orbit due to the sun

O/MS

exordial presentation

Beginning, of or pertaining to beginning

O/MS

livre de chevet

Bedtime reading

O/MS

metastatic status

Transference of bodily disease as in cancer

O/MS

neocortices

Plural of neocortex

O/MS

obdurance

Stubborn persistence

O/MS

oneiric state of sleep

Dream

O/MS

perpend & converse

Take heed, ponder

O/MS

phytotoxin ricin

Toxic substance produced by a plant

O/MS

sirenic

Like a siren, seductive

O/MS

strabismic or cross eyed

An eye disease that causes eyes not to focus

O/211

straticulate clouds

Having thin layers

O/MS

unescharotic father

Without eschar

O/MS

vertiginously fleched

Pointed as an arrow

O/MS

virid color

Dark green

O/217

virid red

Virid – a bright green cover

O/MS

vortical abstraction

Of or pertaining to a vortex

O/217

 

Words from Infinite Jest undefined

 

acrogegalic

 

IJ, 185

acutance

 

IJ, 96

acutance

 

IJ, 102

adtorsion

 

IJ, 607

bolections (door frame)

 

IJ, 62

carpet extoplasmically

 

IJ, 757

catadioptric lens

 

IJ, 939

catexic newcomers

 

IJ, 707

chachetic

 

IJ, 187

chronaxy

 

IJ, 832

colcate broomhandle

 

IJ, 488

culcate broomhandle

 

IJ, 488

fitviavi-mold

 

IJ,1064

hemopstysis

 

IJ, 921

hyperemic penis

 

IJ, 952

katexia

 

IJ, 751

kertwanging

 

IJ, 118

latissimal

 

IJ, 1067

magisculed

 

IJ, 24

manche a bala broomstick

 

IJ, 753

nystagmus

 

IJ, 939

ommatophoric

 

IJ, 884

ommissent doors

 

IJ, 599

optica

 

IJ, 373

paratolic jowls

 

IJ, 871

personalistes

 

IJ, 745

phocomelic arms

 

IJ, 901

plexor

 

IJ, 71

plura

 

IJ, 647

post-annular

 

IJ, 65

reglet border

 

IJ, 62

rerstenosis stained

 

IJ, 779

restenotic wife

 

IJ, 752

retromandibular

 

IJ,

rhinophemic

 

IJ, 575

rutulant

 

IJ, 159

scuttly playing style

 

IJ, 703

sephenoid sinus

 

IJ, 182

shoelace gumlet

 

IJ, 146

sierpinski gasket

 

IJ, 213

sincinput

 

IJ, 950

siphunclar

 

IJ, 921

skallycaps

 

IJ, 86

strabysmic eyeballs

 

IJ, 905

tratoid

 

IJ, 486

treillage

 

IJ, 185

twidgelling hats

 

IJ, 548

cinquatoxic food poisoning

 

IJ, 968

confitier

 

IJ, 972

thigmotactic

 

IJ, 75

 

Words from Infinite Jest defined:

 

ablate

Carry or take away, amputate

IJ, 208

acciaccatura

(music) A short grace note (theoretically taking no time at all), occurring on the beat occupied by the main note to which it is prefixed, one scale-step higher or lower than that main note. (Sometimes equivalent, therefore, to a short appoggiatura, but in Baroque music interpreted differently and more strictly.) Written as a note lighter in appearance, typically a quaver (eighth note), with an oblique stroke through the stem.

From Italian acciaccare, (to crush)

IJ, 832

acclivated

Acclivity: A slope or inclination of the earth, as the side of a hill, considered as ascending

IJ, 241

acoustic meatus

an opening or passage in the body, ears

IJ, 182

actaeonizing

Render like Actaeon

IJ, 793

ad

 (tennis) advantage

IJ, 657

afflatus

A sudden rush of creative impulse or inspiration

IJ, 284

agnate

A relative whose relation is traced only through male members of the family.

IJ, 91, IJ, 151

ailanthus

(botany) A taxonomic genus within family Simaroubaceae. A small group of trees native to Asia.

IJ, 614

amines

A functional group formally derived from ammonia by replacing one, two or three hydrogen atoms with hydrocarbon or other radicals.

IJ, 142

anaclitic

denoting a person whose choice of love-interest arises from the dependence of the libido on another instinct (e.g. hunger)

IJ, 1048

anaclitically

See anaclitic

IJ, 695

anaplastic

abnormally undifferentiated, as of cancer cells

IJ,

anechoic

lacking echos; that absorbs sound

IJ, 503

anhedonia

Coined by Théodule-Armand Ribot, after “analgesic”

IJ, 692

annular

Pertaining to, or having the form of, a ring; forming a ring; ringed; ring-shaped; as, annular fibers; in the shape of an annulus

IJ, 1056

anodized

Of a metal object: having a surface layer of oxide, for decoration or protection, and formed via an electrolytic process.

IJ, 93

anomic

Socially disorganized, disoriented or alienated

IJ, 585

anxiolytize

An anxiolytic (or antianxiety agent) is a drug prescribed for the treatment of symptom s of anxiety .

IJ, 1079

aphrasia

The condition of being unable to speak.

IJ, 488

apical

of or connected with the apex

IJ, 290

apotropaic barn sign

Intended to ward off evil.

IJ, 243

arachnodactylic

Spider-like fingers

IJ, 216

armamentarium

all of the equipment available for carrying out a task, especially all the equipment used by a physician in the practice of medicine

IJ, 1067

artful veronica

The image of Jesus's face believed to have been made on the cloth with which St Veronica wiped his face as he went to be crucified; or the cloth used for this.

IJ, 719

ascapartic

Asca= ash (combustion residue)

IJ, 290

ascapartic

Asca= ash (combustion residue)

IJ, 1016

atheling

a prince, especially an Anglo-Saxon prince or royal heir

IJ, 875

atrophic

Of, pertaining to, or arising from atrophy

IJ, 187

autolyze

To destroy itself: to be destroyed by its own enzymes.

IJ, 209

bearskin shako

A stiff, cylindrical military dress hat with a metal plate in front, a short visor, and a plume.

IJ, 1029

bilirubin smell

A bile pigment that is product of the breakdown of the heme portion of hemoglobin. This happens within macrophages as they digest red blood cells. Extremely high levels of bilirubin causes jaundice.

IJ, 304

blepharoplasty

Plastic surgery on the eyelid

IJ, 314

blepharoprosthesis

an artificial eyelid

IJ, 314

blepharospecticity

something about eyelid and sight

IJ, 1037

blinis w/caviar

A small pancake, of Russian origin, made from buckwheat flour

IJ, 233

bradyauxetic arms

Brady=slow, auxetic=Containing the property of counter-intuitively expanding when being stretched.

IJ, 313

bradykinetic boy

slow of movement

IJ, 80

brisance

The shattering effect of the energy released in an explosion.

IJ, 541

brody to the groin

Kick or hit

IJ, 975

bulged herniatically

Herniated= The protrusion of a tissue, structure, or part of an organ through the muscular tissue or the membrane by which it is normally contained, causing a hernia.

IJ, 121

cachinnated

(intransitive) To laugh loudly, immoderately, or too often.

IJ, 875

calliopsis

Calliope= The Muse of eloquence and epic or heroic poetry; mother of Orpheus with Apollo.

IJ, 241

calotte

Plural of calotta, cap

IJ, 1029

calpac hat

A Turkish cap

IJ, 1029

candent stars

glowing as a result of its high temperature; incandescent

IJ, 306

candidiatic

Candidare=To present someone as a candidate, especially for a public post

IJ, 87

carminative

A drug or substance that induces the removal of gas from the digestive tract.

IJ, 103

carminative

Relieving discomfort of gas in the digestive tract

IJ, 630

catachresis

The misuse of words; applying a term to something which it should not properly describe.

IJ, 1053

catalpt

Catalpa?     1. The common name for a genus of trees,

IJ, 832

cathected

Charged with mental or emotional energy

IJ, 654

chiens courant

Running dogs

IJ, 1055

circumoral muscles

Around the mouth

IJ, 373

circumorals

circumoral (not comparable)   1. around or encircling the mouth.

IJ, 75

civety smell

Like civet

IJ, 804

collops

slices of meat.

IJ, 619

colposcope

a form of endoscope used to examine the tissues of the vagina and cervix

IJ, 634

condonation

Condone

IJ, 796

contuded

Cognate with contusion?

IJ, 1060

corpus callosum

In mammals, a broad band of nerve fibres that connects the left and right hemispheres of the brain.

IJ, 182

corticate texture

Sheathed in bark or in a cortex.

IJ, 314

crohn’s disease

Crohn's regional enteritis is a chronic inflammatory disease, that can involve any part of the digestive tract, from the mouth to the anus.

IJ, 103

cunctation

cunctation

IJ, 368

cyanotic mouth

Cyanosis= A blue discolouration of the skin due to the circulation of blood low in oxygen.

IJ, 580

cytological

Whale-like

IJ, 808

deafflatusized

See afflatus

IJ, 284

dessert-tsimmes

tzimmes  a stew of fruit or vegetables traditionally served on Rosh Hashana

IJ, 638

deuteragonist

A person in a secondary role.

IJ, 688

dextral

Of or pertaining to the right side

IJ, 836

diagnate

Diagnosis?

IJ, 82

diglobular

Characterized by two globes

IJ, 801

diverticulitis

Inflammation of the diverticulum:  A small growth off an organ such as the large intestine.

IJ, 543

du Bois gesture

 

IJ, 75

dysmenorrheal

a medical condition characterized by severe uterine pain during menstruation.

IJ, 1079

egregulous

egregio = distinguished

IJ, 272

embrasure

(architecture, military) Any of the indentations between the merlons of a battlement.

IJ, 919

enuretic

Enuresis=1. urinary incontinence  2. bedwetting

IJ, 185

erumpent

Which emerges, or bursts through.

IJ, 270

erumpent

Which emerges, or bursts through.

IJ, 155

escudo

1. shield 2. escudo, the currency

IJ, 1029

étagŹre

1. shelf  2. a piece of furniture equipped with shelves, such as a bookcase

IJ, 951

eurotrochaic sirens

trochaic 1. Referring to poetry composed of trochees, feet of one stressed syllable followed by unstressed syllable.

IJ, 543

falcate

Shaped like a sickle.

IJ, 1019

fantod

State of worry or nervous anxiety, irritability. Also an irritable outburst.

IJ,

figurants

an actor in the background lacking an aural presence

IJ, 832

fourier transforms

The Fourier transform, the type of linear canonical transform that is the generalization of the Fourier series

The Fourier series, a weighted sum of sinusoids having a common period, the result of Fourier analysis of a periodic function

IJ, 966

frustrum-shaped stool

Common misspelling of frustum. A cone or pyramid whose tip has been truncated by a plane parallel to its base.

IJ, 213

fuliginous hand

Fuliginosus: derived from the Latin word fuligo (soot; lamp-black)

IJ, 971

fulvous

Tawny-coloured. light brown to brownish orange

IJ, 93

furcated

1. forked or branched

IJ, 1051

genre-dysphoric

A state of feeling unwell or unhappy; a feeling of emotional and mental discomfort and suffering from restlessness, malaise, depression or anxiety.  antonym: euphoria

IJ, 682

glabrous

smooth, hairless, bald.

IJ, 789

glabrous part of childhood

smooth, hairless, bald.

IJ, 999

gneiss

(geology) A common and widely-distributed metamorphic rock having bands or veins.

IJ, 797

gonfalonish banner

gonfalone m. (plural gonfaloni) 1. banner (historical)

IJ, 208

gonions

gonial  1. (cytology) Of or pertaining to the gonia, primitive germ cells.

2. (anatomy, dentistry) Of or pertaining to the gonion, the point at the apex of the mandible, or lower jaw.

IJ, 1067

granulomatous

Of, pertaining to, or characterised by granulomata, a tumor consisting of a mass of granular tissue that sometimes results from infection or injury

IJ, 190

greeble

a small piece of detailing added to break up the surface of an object and add visual interest, particularly in movie special effects.

IJ, 551

guilloche

A fine engraving pattern of spirals, intertwining bands, etc.; or the tool used to create such work.

IJ, 120

guilloche

A fine engraving pattern of spirals, intertwining bands, etc.; or the tool used to create such work.

IJ, 864

hanuman-faced

a Hindu demi-god who was a devotee of Rama. He was born to Anjana and Vayu. He also plays a role of a god's servant in Ramayana. He is also known as the monkey god.

IJ, 703

hapology

Study of chance?

IJ, 745

harquebus hat

an obsolete matchlock firearm

IJ, 1029

hulpil

Blouse of some sort

IJ, 836

hydrolystic compulsion

Hydrolysis= 1. (chemistry) A chemical process of decomposition involving the splitting of a bond and the addition of the hydrogen cation and the hydroxide anion of water.   2. (biochemistry) The degradation of certain biopolymers (proteins, complex sugars) by the chemical process that results in smaller polymers or monomers (such as amino acids or monosaccharides)

IJ, 557

hyperauxetic

See auxetic, above

IJ, 1022

hyperemic penis

From emic? Of or pertaining to the analysis of a cultural system or its features from the perspective of a participant in that culture.

IJ, 208

hyperkeratosistic

keratosis 1. The condition of keratin growing on the skin.

Keratin:  A protein which hair and nails are comprised of.

IJ, 185

hypertonic

1. (of a solution) having a greater osmotic pressure than another

2. (anatomy) having a very high muscular tension; spastic

IJ, 262

hypophalangial

phalange 1. (anatomy) One of the bones of the finger or toe, also called phalanx.

IJ, 16

imbricate

1. having regular overlapping edges; intertwined

IJ, 344

impost

1. a tax, tariff or duty etc. that is imposed   2. the weight that must be carried by a horse in a race, the handicap.

IJ, 832

infundibular

1. (botany) having the shape of a funnel

   2. (medicine) having to do with an infundibulum (A funnel-shaped cavity or organ)

IJ, 182

inguinal canal

Of or pertaining to the groin

IJ, 488

inguinal gurgle

Of or pertaining to the groin

IJ, 803

inspissated

1. thickened or dried by evaporation

IJ, 921

intaglioed m&m box

Intaglio: A design or piece of art which is engraved or etched into something.

IJ, 583

intensile

Tensile= Capable of being stretched; ductile

IJ, 175

ipecac in brandy

ipecacuanha 1. a flowering plant, Psychotria ipecacuanha, the root of which has medicinal uses 2. the powdered root of this plant, used as an emetic; ipecac

IJ, 233

kyphotic

kyphosis 1. (pathology) An abnormal curvature of the spine, causing a hunchback.

IJ, 190

kyphotic hunch

kyphosis   1. (pathology) An abnormal curvature of the spine, causing a hunchback.

IJ, 953

lacteal

Relating to milk.

IJ, 606

lalations of baby talk

onomatopoetic construction?

IJ, 586

laryngeally fissured

laryngeal 1. Of or pertaining to a larynx or larynges.

IJ, 182

leptosomatic

ectomorphic, with a lean, only slightly muscular body

IJ, 79

lordosis

1. (pathology) An excessive curvature of the spine, causing a hollow in the back.

IJ, 832

lordosis

An excessive curvature of the spine, causing a hollow in the back.

IJ, 313

lordotic

Characterized by lordosis

IJ, 190

lordotic

Characterized by lordosis

IJ, 1009

malcathected

Mal + cathected  1. Charged with mental or emotional energy

IJ, 791

malefic

1. Evil, malicious.   2. Having or exerting an evil influence.

IJ, 671

malleolus

The medial surface of the lower extremity of tibia is prolonged downward to form a strong pyramidal process, flattened from without inward - the medial malleolus.

IJ, 966

mammarial bags

Mammary?

IJ, 631

mammarial dome

Of “the lung  like a mammary

IJ, 746

maxillofacial

Of or relating to the jaw and face.

IJ, 487

meninges-withering hangover

The three membranes that envelop the brain and spinal cord.

IJ, 218

misprision

1. neglect or wrongful execution of official duties  2. misinterpretation or misunderstanding

IJ, 465

Mondragonoid nose sp

characteristic of, or descended from, the Mondragon (mother's) side of Hal's family.

IJ, 31

monilial

monile 1. necklace  2. jewel

IJ, 1049

monomitutic

Mitu? 1. we two, us two (not including the listener)

IJ, 480

morendo arc

Fading away in tone or tempo.

IJ, 461

mucoidal

Of or pertaining to mucus; mucoid.

IJ, 657

mucronate dagger

Having an abruptly tapering point

IJ, 208

mucronate fingers

Having an abruptly tapering point

IJ, 314

murated

Walled up

IJ, 1056

muscimol

muscimol 1. (biochemistry) A hallucinogenic alkaloid present in the fly agaric and other related fungi; 3-hydroxy-5-aminomethylisoxazole.

IJ, 213

mysticetously

Mysticeti, 1. a taxonomic suborder, within order Cetacea - the baleen whales

IJ, 476

nacelle

1. a separate streamlined enclosure mounted on an aircraft to house an engine, cargo, or crew. 2. the part between the tower and rotor of a wind turbine.

IJ, 170

nacreous

1. Of, or resembling nacre (mother of pearl). 2. Exhibiting lustrous or rainbow-like colors.

IJ, 455

necrotic

is the name given to premature death of cells and living tissue.

IJ, 909

nictitated

to nictitate 1. (transitive) to wink or blink

IJ, 272

nictitater

to nictitate 1.  to wink or blink

IJ, 1074

nystagmic eye

nystagmus 1. rapid involuntary eye movement, usually lateral

IJ, 281

nystagmus

ocular, symptom of drug?

IJ, 74?

nystagmus

1. rapid involuntary eye movement, usually lateral

IJ, 1018

occlusively

occlusive 1. (phonetics) a plosive

(phonetics) Sound produced from opening a previously closed oral passage; for example, when pronouncing the letter P in Pug.

IJ, 870

olla podrida

1. A stew of highly seasoned meat and vegetable 2. A mixture; a hodge podge.

IJ, 791

osseously hard

osseous 1. Of, relating to, or made of bone; bony.

IJ, 122

osteoporotic

Osteoporosis

IJ, 704

otiose bus

Resulting in no effect. Reluctant to work or to exert oneself. Having no reason for being (raison d’źtre); having no point, reason, or purpose.

IJ, 216

papuled

papule 1. A small, inflammatory, irritated spot on skin; similar in appearance to a pimple, without containing pus.

 

IJ, 190

parping along @ 80

Representing the sound of a car horn or breaking wind.

IJ, 159

parturient

1. giving birth; in labour     2. (by extension) about to create a new product, or float a new idea

IJ, 789

pedalferrous

Ironfooted

IJ, 93

pedentive

from pedent

IJ, 91

picric clouds

Designating a type of bitter yellow acid.

IJ, 456

pinffer

Running exercise

IJ, 965

plosivity

plosive (plural plosives)   1. (phonetics) Sound produced from opening a previously closed oral passage; for example, when pronouncing the letter P in Pug.

IJ, 80

prenominate

Aforementioned

IJ, 912

pricket

A spike for holding a single candle

IJ, 504

proboscoid

proboscis 1. (anatomy) An elongated tube from the head or connected to the mouth, of an animal. 1. The tubular feeding and sucking organ of certain invertebrates like insects, worms and molluscs. 2. The trunk of an elephant.

2. Informally, a large human nose.

 

IJ, 704

prognathous

Having jaws that project forward more than is usual

IJ, 348

prolix

prolix   1. tediously lengthy.  2. tending to use large or obscure words, which few understand.

IJ, 826

propinquous

propinquus m. 1. (of space) near, neighboring   2. (of time) near, at hand, not far off   3. (of appearance) resembling, similar, like, alike   4. (of a relationship) kindred, related

IJ, 479

psoriatic assistant

Psoriasis (pronounced /səˈraɪəsɪs/) is a chronic, non-contagious autoimmune disease which affects the skin and joints. It commonly causes red scaly patches to appear on the skin

IJ, 978

quandariacal

From quandary

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quincunx paths

An arrangement of five units in a pattern corresponding to the five-spot on dice, playing cards, or dominoes.

IJ, 80

radial nerve

A large nerve, carrying both sensory and motor neurones, that supplies the dorsal aspect of the forearm and arm

IJ, 669

rasters

TV lines, 525 in NTSC

IJ, 949

remora

Any of various elongate brown fish from the family Echeneidae whose dorsal fin is in the form of a suction disc that can take a firm hold against the skin of larger marine animals.

IJ, 695

reseau of lines

réseau 1. network

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reticulate fibers

to reticulate 1. To distribute or move via a network.   2. To divide into or form a network.  3. To create a network.

IJ, 122

ruddle

Turn red, trans

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saltire

in the shape of an X.

IJ, 6632

Sanger-Brown’s ataxia

Sanger Brown (1852–1928) was an American physician. he was the first to demonstrate conclusively that in monkeys the centre of vision is located in the occipital lobe.

Ataxia: a neurological sign and symptom consisting of gross lack of coordination of muscle movements

IJ, 968

saprogenic

causing or resulting from putrefaction

IJ, 406

saprogenic greetings

causing or resulting from putrefaction

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scleredema adulatora

sclera 1. (anatomy) The white of the eye.

IJ, 187

semion

semer 1. to sow

IJ, 101

sigmoid

1. (geometry) Curved in two directions, like the letter "S", or the Greek ς (sigma).

   2. (geometry, archaic) Semi-circular, like the lunar sigma (similar to English C).

   3. (anatomy) Relating to the sigmoid flexure of the large intestine.

IJ, 488

snicking like a heart

to make something click, to make a clicking noise

IJ, 162

speculum party

1. (medicine) A medical instrument used during an examination to dilate an orifice.     2. A mirror.

IJ, 813

spider angiomas

angioma A benign tumor made up of small blood vessels or lymph vessels.

IJ, 1037

steatopygiacs

steatopygia 1. an excessive accumulation of fat on the buttocks

IJ, 187

stelliform coiffure

Star shaped

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strabismic

strabismus 1. A defect of vision in which one eye cannot focus with the other on an object because of imbalance of the eye muscles; a squint

IJ, 289

strigil

a grooming tool used to scrape away dead skin, oil, dirt, etc.

IJ, 832

subdural

1. (anatomy) located beneath the dura mater and above the meninges

IJ, 612

subhadronic

hadronic  1. (physics) of, related to, or composed of hadrons

(physics) A strongly interacting particle such as a proton. A particle which is affected by the strong nuclear force. A hadron is composed of quarks.

IJ, 871

subhadronics

hadronic  1. (physics) of, related to, or composed of hadrons,

hadron 1. (physics) A strongly interacting particle such as a proton. A particle which is affected by the strong nuclear force. A hadron is composed of quarks.

IJ, 187

sudoriferous

1. sweaty or sweating, bearing sweat

IJ, 1076

sulci (pl)

sulcus 1. (anatomy) a furrow or groove in an organ or a tissue   2. (anatomy) any of the grooves that mark the convolutions of the surface of the brain

   3. (planetology) subparallel grooves and ditches formed by geological processes

IJ, 185

synclinal

(chemistry) Describing a torsion angle between 30° and 90°

IJ, 75

tailor’s notch

In teeth

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take a brody

Inside joke, character in novel, to suicide

IJ, 825

tarsus

the skeletal region between the tibia and fibula and the metatarsus

IJ, 966

tartines

tartine 1. A piece of bread topped with jam, honey, or other spreadable food.

IJ, 233

technical feck

feck 1. effect, value, vigor

IJ, 64

tektitic

tektite  A small, round, dark glassy object, composed of silicates, formed by the rapid cooling of meteorite fragments that hit the Earth.

IJ, 632

teratogenic

teratogenic  1. (teratology) Of, relating to, or causing malformations or defects to an embryo of foetus.

IJ, 93

tesseract

tesseract  1. (mathematics) The four-dimensional analogue/analog of a cube; a four-dimensional content (which see) bounded by eight cubes (in the same way as a cube is a volume bounded by six squares and a square is an area by four

IJ, 232

testudo

1. A tortoise

IJ, 832

thiclets & boscages

boscage  1. A place set with trees or mass of shrubbery, a grove or thicket.

   2. (law) Mast-nuts of forest trees, used as food for pigs, or any such sustenance as wood and trees yield to cattle. 3. (art) Among painters, the term is used for a picture depicting a wooded scene.

IJ, 124

tincture of benzoin

# A resinous substance, dry and brittle, obtained from the Styrax benzoin, a tree of Sumatra, Java, etc., having a fragrant odor, and slightly aromatic taste. It is used in the preparation of benzoic acid, in medicine, and as a perfume.

# (organic chemistry) A white crystalline substance, C14H12O2, obtained from benzoic aldehyde and some other sources.

IJ, 864

torticollic

torticollis 1. A medical condition in which the neck muscles contract causing the neck to twist or jerk

IJ, 185

twidgeling

Twiddling

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tympana

tympanum (plural tympanums or tympani)

   1. (architecture) A triangular space between the sides of a pediment.

   2. The middle ear.

   3. The eardrum.

   4. A hearing organ in frogs, toads and some insects.

IJ, 81

uremic

Blood poisoning resulting from the retention of waste products usually excreted as urine.

IJ, 76

uremic hued

uremia 1. (pathology) Blood poisoning resulting from the retention of waste products usually excreted as urine.

IJ, 93

vacuole

(cytology) A large membrane-bound vesicle in a cell's cytoplasm.

vesicle 1. (cytology) A membrane-bound compartment found in a cell.  2. A small bladder-like cell or cavity.  3. (anatomy) A small sac or cyst or vacuole, especially one containing fluid. A blister formed in or beneath the skin, containing serum. A bleb.  4. (anatomy) A pocket of embryonic tissue that is the beginning of an organ.

IJ, 816

vacuole

A large membrane-bound vesicle in a cell's cytoplasm.

IJ, 373

varicoceles

Cognate to varicose

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varicotic calves

Having varicose veins

IJ, 953

varioceles

varicocele (uncountable)   1. (medicine, andrology) Varicose veins in the area of the scrotum

IJ, 80

veal marsala

Marsala 1. A fortified wine from Sicily

 2. A sauce made from Marsala wine

IJ, 31

venulated nose

venule 1. (anatomy) A small vein, especially one that connects capillaries to a larger vein.

IJ, 362

vitreally inflated

vitreo 1. glassy, glass (attributive)  2. vitreous

vitreous 1. Of, or resembling glass; glassy  2. Of, or relating to the vitreous humor of the eye  3. (of ceramics) having a shiny nonporous surface  4. (chemistry) Of a semi-crystalline substance where the atoms exhibit short-range order, but without the long-range order of a crystal

IJ, 186

wens

wen - a cyst on the skin

IJ, 639

wind skirling

to skirl 1. To make a shrill sound, as of bagpipes.

IJ, 556

xerophagy

Xerophagy  1. A restrictive diet (of bread and water, for example) as a punishment or religious form of discipline.

IJ, 1006

zygomatics

zygoma  1. (anatomy) The cheekbone.

IJ, 101

zygomatics

zygoma  1. (anatomy) The cheekbone.

IJ, 290

 

 

 

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