iter

[it-air, ahy-tair]
noun Anatomy.
a canal or passage.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin: journey, route, passage in the body, akin to īre to go, Hittite itar way, road

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iter i·ter (ī'tər)
n.
A passage leading from one anatomical part to another.


i'ter·al (-tər-əl) adj.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
ITER
  1. International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor

  2. International Toxicity Estimates for Risk

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Iter is the fusion physicists' last chance to prove that the technology is viable.
The iter project is currently leading the effort to commercialize fusion power.
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