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Definition of the adjective acanthoid

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adjective

  1. shaped like a spine or thorn

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Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ACANTHOID Adj. (Greek, akantha = spine + eidos = shape.) Spine-like; descriptive of a conical cuticular process or projection that resembles a spine or thorn. See Acanthus. Cf. Aculeiform; Penicilliform; Spiniform; Spiciform; Styliform; Trichoid.

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Acanthoid Spineshaped, spinous. Acanthokeratodermia Hyperkeratosis. Acantholysis A term used in dermal pathology to denote dissolution of the layers of the epidermis. It is seen in such conditions as pemphigus vulgaris and keratosis ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Herpetological and Related Terminology (2005)

by D.C. Wareham

ACANTHOID Having the appearance of a spine; spiny. ACARIASIS Tick or mite infestation that occurs as ENDOPARASITOSIS but most often as ECTOPARASITOSIS. Newly captured reptiles, particularly snakes, tortoises and varanids, are ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Acanthoid See acantha. Acantholysis Destruction of the epidermis. Acanthoma Carcinoma of the epidermis ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

acanthoid, resembling a spinous process. acantholysis /akމantholމisis/, loss of cohesion between keratinocytes, sometimes resulting in an intraepidermal blister. The cells are rounded.

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

acanthoid, adj. cervical canal as charted on a Friedman curve. accelerator /aksel'. ;ra't9r/...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

acanthoid, resembling a spinous process. acanthoma /ak′anthō′′mə/ [Gk, akantha + oma, tumor], hypertrophy that arises from the stratum spinosum and is localized rather than diffuse. It may be benign or ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

acanthoid, resembling a spinous process. acanthoma /ak′anthō′′mə/ [Gk, akantha + oma, tumor], hypertrophy that arises from the stratum spinosum and is localized rather than diffuse. It may be benign or ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Texas Seashells: Identification, Ecology, Distribution, and History (2010)

by John Wesley Tunnell

acanthoid. Spiny. accessory. Adding to the principal design; supplemental; additional. accessory lamellae. Calcareous plates in the hinge of certain bivalves ; ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

SYMPTOMS: Keratoid, nevoid, acanthoid, or verrucose types occur in older adults and in those with long-standing dry seborrhea, on the face, scalp, interscapular or sternal regions, and backs of the hands. The yellow, gray, or brown sharply ...

Google previewMcGraw-Hill Medical Dictionary for Allied Health (2007)

by Myrna Breskin, Kevin Dumith, Enid Pearsons, Robert Seeman

acanthoid /o kän'thoid/ thorn. [acanth- + -oid] acantholysis /ák'ân thol'o sis/ breakdown of the prickle-cell layer of cells in the epidermis. [acantho- + -lysis] acanthoma /ák'ân tho'mo/ a tumor created by the rapid growth of flat, ...

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

like a spine; acanthoid ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

acanthoid (a-kan'thoid), a. [(acantha, spine, + -oid. Cf. Acanthodes .] Spiny; spinous. Acanthoidea (ak-an-thoi'dë-á), n. pl. - see acanthoid and Acanthodes.] In conch., regular Chitonidae, with insertion-plates sharp and grooved ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

acanthoid (a- kan'thoid), a. [(acantha, spine, + -oid. Cf. Acanthodes.]. Spiny; spinous. Acanthoidea (ak-an-thoi'dé-á), n. pl. [NL.: see acanthoid and Acanthodes.] In conch.

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