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Definition of the adjective adventitial
What does adventitial mean as an attribute of a noun?
- of or pertaining to the adventitia
- lexical domain: Relational Adjectives (pertainyms)
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by Merriam-Webster, Inc, Roger W. Pease, Jr.
adventitial. •. affinity. nous and elastic fibers, and is not covered with peritoneum — called also tunica advenlilia — ad-ven-ti-tial \-shal\ ad) ad*ven*tMious x-shas\ adj : arising sporadically or in other than the usual location (an ~ part in ...
by R.V. Krstic;
f adventitial cells (AC) covering most of outer surface of sinuses. Littoral cells may separate from one another or be ...
adventitial. ad•ver•sive (ad-vur0siv) opposite; as the turning to one ...
by Bryan A. Garner
adventitious; adventitial. Adventitious means "added extrinsically" or "accidental." It was formerly a legal term meaning "befalling a person by fortune," and was opposed to profectitious ( = deriving from a parent or ancestor).
From Genome to Environment
This suggests two potential anatomical differences: fish blood vessels may not recoil significantly in the absence of perfusion pressure, which would mean that adventitial filaments join with connective tissue to prevent collapse (as seen with ...
Encyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)
by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart
Theeffects seemto focus on medial cells of the artery wall, rather than on adventitial or endothelial cells. Earlychanges include loss of medial cells, mineralization, and loss of elastic fibers. Later there is a compensatory proliferationofintimal ...
adventitial adventitious (éd'vén-tish'es) ADJ. not inherited; accidental; acquired from outside the organism (e.g., a scar on the arm). adverse drug reaction (ADR) N. serious effect of a medication— either stronger than expected effect (e.g., ...
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Scrabble value of A1D2V4E1N1T1I1T1I1A1L1
The value of this 11-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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