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Definition of the noun carina

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noun - plural: carinas

  1. a keel-shaped constellation in the southern hemisphere; contains the star Canopus
    • lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
    • instance of: constellation = a configuration of stars as seen from the earth
    • part of: Argo = formerly a large constellation in the southern hemisphere between Canis Major and the Southern Cross
    • member: Canopus = supergiant star 650 light years from Earth
  2. any of various keel-shaped structures or ridges such as that on the breastbone of a bird or that formed by the fused petals of a pea blossom

Alternative definition of the noun carina


  1. A ridge- or keel-like structure.


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Phrases with Carina

  1. carina fornicis
  2. Abyla Carina
  3. Acopa Carina
  4. Aname carina
  5. Genus Carina
  6. Copaxa Carina
  7. Iolaus Carina
  8. Utahia Carina
  9. Caltoris Carina
  10. Caprella carina
  11. Cirolana carina
  12. Spathius Carina
  13. Cyrtandra Carina
  14. Encyonema Carina
  15. Fanthamia Carina
  16. Cyclonidea Carina
  17. Gymnophora carina
  18. Caledothele carina
  19. Calleptiles Carina
  20. Ceratopogon Carina

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Carina

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Google previewAccess to Surgery (2007)

500 Single Best Answer Questions in Basic and Applied Anatomy by Shahzad G. Raja

Answer: A Carina The carina is a keel-shaped cartilage lying at the tracheal bifurcation - it separates the right main stem bronchus from the left main stem bronchus.

Google previewPaediatric Bronchoscopy (2010)

by K.N. Priftis, M.B. Anthracopoulos, E. Eber, A.C. Koumbourlis, R.E. Wood

The tracheal carina is a key landmark on the bronchoscopist's journey through the paediatric airway and should be instantly recognizable and...

The Bronchial Tree The carina is the point of division into a left- and right-sided bronchial tree ( fig.

Google previewEssential Angioplasty (2011)

by E. von Schmilowski, R. H. Swanton

The carina is the flow divider that lies between the main branch and side branch and is the region of high flow ...

Google previewRadiology Fundamentals (2011)

Introduction to Imaging & Technology by Harjit Singh, Janet Neutze

The reason for positioning the ET tube 3–4 cm above the carina is that the tube moves within the trachea with changes in head position because ...

Google previewSedation (2009)

A Guide to Patient Management by Stanley F. Malamed

The carina is the name given to the cartilage located at the point of bifurcation. The carina is located approximately 5 cm below the suprasternal notch.50 The trachea is about 10 to 13 cm long and has an outer diameter of 2.5 cm and an inner ...

Google previewViewing the Constellations with Binoculars (2009)

250+ Wonderful Sky Objects to See and Explore by Bojan Kambic

Carina is the most southern and cannot be seen from the mid-northernlatitudes. Even observers from southern Europe and the southern United States can see only its most northern parts with the bright Canopus, and even for them the star ...

Google previewKaplan's Cardiac Anesthesia (2011)

Expert Consult Premium by Joel A. Kaplan, David L. Reich, Steven N. Konstadt

38,39 The carina is a useful structure for assessing the position of the catheter tip on the chest radiograph because the vena cava is ...

Google previewPrinciples and Practice of Radiation Therapy (2015)

by Charles M. Washington, Dennis T. Leaver

The carina is an important landmark because malignant cells can break away from the tumor and travel from one hila of the lung to the other. • Lung cancer spreads via direct extension to adjacent anatomy, via the lymphatics that drain the ...

Google previewAmerican Journal of Science (1844)

The First Scientific Journal in the United States : Devoted to the Geological Sciences and to Related Fields

may present from one to four carinas. The furrow which sometimes divides the principal carina is the carinal furrow ; and another which is frequently found on the connecting line or the commissure of two leaves is the commissural furrow.

Google previewThe Anesthesia Technician and Technologist's Manual (2012)

All You Need to Know for Study and Reference

The carina is the cartilaginous structure at the bifurcation of the trachea to the bronchi. The trachea is lined with nerve fibers that are very sensitive to stimulation from gases or tracheal tubes. These receptors trigger cough or bronchospasm.

Google previewClinically Oriented Anatomy (1999)

by Keith L. Moore, Arthur F. Dalley

The carina is a cartilaginous projection of the last tracheal ring. Normally the carina lies in a sagittal plane and has a fairly definite edge. If the tracheobronchial lymph nodes in the angle between the main bronchi are enlarged because cancer ...

Google previewDictionary of Astronomy (1997)

by Martin Ince

cycle Carina Constellation of the southem hemisphere which includes ...

Google previewSpace Visual Encyclopedia (2016)

by DK

The southern sky gives stargazers a fantastic view of our Milky Way galaxy, as well as celestial wonders such as colorful nebulae, whole galaxies, and the bright constellations Carina, Centaurus, and the Southern Cross. FINDING THE WAY 1 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Rose Science (2003)

by Thomas Debener, Serge Gudin

Moulin-Epinay; Vilmorin-Andrieux Carina® See 'MEIchim' 'Carina Superior' ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

CARINA, a Latin term, properly fignifying the keel of a ship; or that long piece of timber running along the bottom of the ship from head to stern, upon which the whole strućture is built or framed. CARINA is also frequently used for the whole ...

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

Possessing a carina. 3. (ARTHRO: Crustacea) In Conchostraca, a valve bearing rib(s). see ratite. carpus cariniform a. [L. carina, keel; forma, shape] Keelshaped; tropeic. carinolateral n.

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

by John Wesley Tunnell

Description: Color translucent white in live or fresh material to opaque in dead specimens; shell trochoid, somewhat flattened; sculpture with 4 carinae, 5 at the periphery with the lowest one weak and the two uppermost distinct; fourth carina at ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

and two anterior ± joined to form a keel or carina. A typically of 10 sta., free or united into a tube; in the latter case the tenth sta ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh encyclopaedia, conducted by D. Brewster (1830)

by Edinburgh encyclopaedia

vexillum ova- turn, aire oblongx, carina lunata. Slam, omnia connata. Leg. oblongum, compressum, l-sper- mum, Sent, oblongum, planum. (Loureiro.) 1. Pinnata. Cochinchina. 2. Trifoliata. Near Canton . X. Grona.

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)

vexillum ovatum, alae oblong 32, carina lunata. Stam. omnia connata. Leg. oblongum, compressum, 1-spermum. Sem. oblongum, planum. (Loureiro.) . 1. Pinnata. Cochinchina.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1823)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Enlarged and Improved

CARINA, a Latin term, properly signifying the keel of a ship ; or that long piece of timber running along the bottom of the ship from head to stern, upon which the whole structure is built or framed. CARINA is also frequently used for the whole ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

CARINA, ILit.] the keel of a Ihip, or that Ion;; ptec*" of timber running along the bottom of the ship from head to (lorn, upon which the whole ftni'ture is buiit. It is also used for the whole capacity of a ihip, containing all the space below the deck ...

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Scrabble value of C3A1R1I1N1A1

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