ansa an·sa (ān'sə)
n. pl. an·sae (-sē)
An anatomical structure shaped like a loop or an arc.
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|