lateral

Best matches, sorted by the Matches.

1-20 of 20 possibilities

Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye abducens , abducens nerve , abducent , abducent nerve , nervus abducens , sixth cranial nerve
airfoil that controls lateral motion aileron
thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord; results in progressive muscle atrophy that starts in the limbs ALS , amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , Lou Gehrig's disease
any worm of the Chaetognatha; transparent marine worm with horizontal lateral and caudal fins and a row of movable curved spines at each side of the mouth arrowworm , chaetognath
missile's lateral deviation azimuth
woodwind with U-shaped lateral tube, double-reed bassoon
tail-shaped basal ganglion located in a lateral ventricle of the brain caudate , caudate nucleus
brain fissure extending upward on the lateral surface of both hemispheres; separates the frontal and parietal lobes central sulcus , fissure of Rolando , Rolando's fissure , sulcus centralis
either of two lateral lobes of the cerebellum cerebellar hemisphere
erect tropical Asian shrub whose small lateral leaflets rotate on their axes and jerk up and down under the influence of sunshine Codariocalyx motorius , Desmodium gyrans , Desmodium motorium , semaphore plant , telegraph plant
one of several veins connecting intercostal veins with the lateral thoracic vein or the thoracoepigastric vein costoaxillary vein
metal plate projecting from the keel of a shallow vessel to give it greater lateral stability fin keel
small opening (on both the right and left sides) that connects the third ventricle in the diencephalon with the lateral ventricle in the cerebral hemisphere foramen of Monro , interventricular foramen , Monro's foramen
sclerosis of the posterior and lateral columns of the spinal cord; characterized by muscular weakness and abnormal gait; occurs in children Friedreich's ataxia , herediatry spinal ataxia
baseball player who died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (1903-1941) Gehrig , Henry Louis Gehrig , Lou Gehrig
marine worms resembling the sagittas but with a broader body and only one pair of lateral fins genus Spadella
complex neural structure (shaped like a sea horse) consisting of grey matter and located on the floor of each lateral ventricle; intimately involved in motivation and emotion as part of the limbic system; has a central role in the formation of memories hippocampus
one of the main longitudinal beams (or plates) of the hull of a vessel; can extend vertically into the water to provide lateral stability keel
epicondyle near the lateral condyle of the femur lateral epicondyle
pipe that has several lateral outlets to or from other pipes manifold
Search another word or see lateral on Thesaurus | Reference
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature