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Definition of the noun tunica

What does tunica mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: tunicae

  1. an enveloping or covering membrane or layer of body tissue
    • lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
    • synonyms of tunica: adventitia / tunic
    • more generic terms: membrane / tissue layer = a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
    • more specific word: albuginea = whitish tunic


Tunica is a town in Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. Until the early 1990s the town was one of the most impoverished places in the United States, semi-famous for the particularly deprived neighborhood known as "Sugar Ditch Alley", named for the open sewer located there. The town now lies on the fringe of a growing gambling resort area, with major casinos attracting visitors from nearby Memphis, Tennessee, West Memphis, Arkansas and all over the Southeast.

Phrases with Tunica

Phrases starting with the word Tunica:

  1. Tunica Macra
  2. Tunica Nigra
  3. Tunica Cypria
  4. Tunica Lycica
  5. Tunica Arabica
  6. Tunica Davaena
  7. Tunica Syriaca
  8. Tunica Zadukae
  9. Tunica Argentii
  10. Tunica Glumacea
  11. Tunica Gracilis
  12. Tunica Graminea
  13. Tunica Morrisii
  14. Tunica Podolica

Phrases ending with the word Tunica:

  1. Genus Tunica
  2. Pyura Tunica
  3. Pagina Tunica
  4. Pecten Tunica
  5. Isotoma Tunica
  6. Hoplitis tunica

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tunica

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Google previewWeekend Getaways in Mississippi

Downtown Tunica is the place for antiques. Main Street Market Antiques has an eclectic mix of furniture, silver, crystal, china...

Downtown Tunica is a delight, by the way. The primary street is Edwards, and it was once separated by the railroad ...

Google previewLa Belle (2017)

The Archaeology of a Seventeenth-Century Vessel of New World Colonization by James E. Bruseth, Amy A. Borgens, Bradford M. Jones, Eric D. Ray

Tunica is a welldocumented tribal group who occupied various regions of the lower Mississippi River from the midsixteenth century and earlier until the nineteenth century.

Google previewMedical Meanings (2003)

A Glossary of Word Origins by William S. Haubrich

tunica is the Latin word for “a skin, peel, husk, or other covering.” To the Romans it also meant an ordinary sleeved ...

Google previewQuality and Performance Excellence (2007)

Management, Organization, and Strategy by James R. Evans

This definition is reflected in the vision statement of Hollywood Casino Resort in Tunica, Mississippi: “Hollywood Casino Resort/Tunica is a place where guests feel invited and welcome. We provide the highest levels of personalized service ...

Google previewDictionary of Medical Vocabulary in English, 1375–1550 (2016)

Body Parts, Sicknesses, Instruments, and Medicinal Preparations by Juhani Norri

tunica cornea. [cf. corne, cornea, corneus.] Cornea, transparent circular partat front of eye, through which iris and pupil may be seen; thought to derive from dura mater. c1425 *BernLilium 94v: Þan comyþtunica cornea þat ...

Google previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of Human Histology (2012)

by R.V. Krstic;

f tunica vasculosa (TV), contains large blood vessels (arrowheads) of testis. Major part of outer aspect of T. is covered with f mesothelium (arrow) off tunica vaginalis. At posterior margin of testis, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dental Science, Biography, Bibliography and Medical Terminology (1854)

by Chapin A. HARRIS

The tunica vaginalis. Tomes Eurrnnor'nss. The cremaster muscle.

Google previewLexicon Orthopaedic Etymology (1999)

by Diab

tunica extima refers to “the outermost coat” of ...

Google previewA Native American Encyclopedia (2000)

History, Culture, and Peoples by Barry Pritzker

Tunica (`T ni kä), “Those Who Are the People.” They were culturally similar to the Yazoo. u ̄ location The people lived anciently in northwestern Mississippi and Arkansas as far as the Washita River. By the later seventeenth century they had ...

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

tunica, garment] (TARDI) A cryptobiotic shriveled, state of ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

See Tunica. Tunica. Lining membrane; a covering, tunic. *S*, 3IIHGT; 3T3 (H. HGT, f{Ríl, T. Adenata, the conjunctiva covering the eyeball. Pras's TWT, ãain&f=f # 35 H. Raa areff RIKit, T. Adventitia, the outermost fibrous coat of a vessel or an ...

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Scrabble value of T1U1N1I1C3A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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