attachment

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distance oneself from an attachment, especially through hostile actions alienate
attachment to parent anaclisis
(psychoanalysis) relationship marked by strong dependence on others; especially a libidinal attachment to e.g. a parental figure anaclisis
ridge-like ingrowth of the exoskeleton of an arthropod that supports internal organs and provides attachment points for muscles apodeme
(anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment base
optical device consisting of an attachment that enables an observer to view simultaneously the image and a drawing surface for sketching it camera lucida
birds having keeled breastbones for attachment of flight muscles carinate , carinate bird , flying bird
coronoid process that provides an attachment for the temporal muscle coronoid process of the mandible
fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines cringle , eyelet , grommet , grummet , loop
act of releasing from an attachment or connection detachment , disengagement
far from point of attachment or reference distal
protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament eminence , tubercle , tuberosity
projection on a bone above a condyle serving for the attachment of muscles and ligaments epicondyle
bolt that has an attachment that expands as the bolt is driven into a surface expansion bolt
quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment fastness , fixedness , fixity , fixture , secureness
attachment, immature fixation
permanent attachment fixture
projecting rim, edge, collar for strength, attachment etc. flange
camera with a photoflash attachment flash camera
flightless birds having flat breastbones lacking a keel for attachment of flight muscles: ostriches; cassowaries; emus; moas; rheas; kiwis; elephant birds flightless bird , ratite , ratite bird
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