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tiny sac for holding air in the lungs; formed by the terminal dilation of tiny air passageways air cell , air sac , alveolus
terrorist organization of militant Islamists organized into tiny cells of extreme fundamentalists; emerged during the 1970s mainly in Egyptian jails al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya , Islamic Group
tiny (150 to 300 grams) extinct primate of 46 to 50 million years ago; fossils found in Algeria; considered by some authorities the leading candidate for the first anthropoid Algeripithecus minutus
small evergreen of eastern North America having tiny scalelike leaves on flattened branchlets American arborvitae , northern white cedar , Thuja occidentalis , white cedar
tiny fishes usually canned or salted; used for hors d'oeuvres or as seasoning in sauces anchovy
small burrowing legless European lizard with tiny eyes; popularly believed to be blind Anguis fragilis , blindworm , slowworm
tiny grey woolly tufted annual with small golden-yellow flower heads; southeastern California to northwestern Arizona and southwestern Utah; sometimes placed in genus Eriophyllum Antheropeas wallacei , dwarf daisy , Eriophyllum wallacei , woolly daisy
stiff perennial of the eastern United States having small linear leaves and numerous tiny white flower heads Aster dumosus , bushy aster
any plant of the genus Astilbe having compound leaves and showy panicles of tiny colorful flowers astilbe
silvery-bodied croaker with dark markings and tiny barbels Atlantic croaker , Micropogonias undulatus
(nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything atom , corpuscle , molecule , mote , particle , speck
(chemistry) any theory in which all matter is composed of tiny discrete finite indivisible indestructible particles atomic theory , atomism , atomistic theory , atomist theory
tall plant with small lance-shaped leaves and numerous tiny white or pink flowers babies'-breath , baby's breath , Gypsophila paniculata
shrubs of western hemisphere often having honey-scented flowers followed by silky thistlelike heads of tiny fruits; often used for erosion control Baccharis , genus Baccharis
tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall beetleweed , coltsfoot , galax , Galax urceolata , galaxy , wandflower
microchip that uses tiny strands of DNA to latch onto and quickly recognize thousands of genes at a time; intended for use in a biological environment biochip
tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate blood; essential for blood clotting blood platelet , platelet , thrombocyte
nail with tiny head, thin brad
low-growing sticky subshrub of southwestern United States having narrow linear leaves on many slender branches and hundreds of tiny yellow flower heads broom snakeroot , broom snakeweed , Gutierrezia sarothrae , rabbit-weed , rabbitweed , snakeweed , turpentine weed
small shrub with tiny evergreen leaves and pink or purple flowers; Alpine summits and high ground in Asia and Europe and United States Bryanthus taxifolius , mountain heath , Phyllodoce caerulea
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