bearing offspring

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • proligerous — prōˈlijərəs adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary proli + gerous 1. : producing or believed to produce living beings 2. : proliferative the cyst is typically lined with a proligerous membrane that buds off daughter cysts or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • proligerous — adjective /pɹəʊˈlɪdʒəɹəs/ Productive, generative; prolific …   Wiktionary

  • proligerous — Germinating; producing offspring. [L. proles, offspring, + gero, to bear] * * * pro·lig·er·ous (pro lijґər əs) [L. proles offspring + gerere to bear] producing offspring …   Medical dictionary

  • proligerous — pro·lig·er·ous …   English syllables

  • proligerous —   a. bearing offspring …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • proligerous disk — cumulus oophorus …   Medical dictionary

  • cumulus — A collection or heap of cells. [L. a heap] c. oöphorus a mass of epithelial granulosa cells surrounding the ovum in the ovarian follicle. SYN: ovigerus, proligerous disk, proligerous membrane. [NA] c. ovaricus rarely used term for c. oöphorus. *… …   Medical dictionary

  • disk — 1. A round, flat plate; any approximately flat circular structure. 2. SYN: lamella (2). 3. In dentistry, a circular piece of thin paper or other material, coated with an abrasive substance, used for cutting and polishing tee …   Medical dictionary

  • membrane — 1. A thin sheet or layer of pliable tissue, serving as a covering or envelope of a part, as the lining of a cavity, as a partition or septum, or to connect two structures. SYN: membrana [TA]. 2. SYN: biomembrane. [L. membrana, a skin or m …   Medical dictionary

  • proligère — [ prɔliʒɛr ] adj. • 1845; du lat. proles « descendance » et gerere « porter » ♦ Sc. nat. Qui porte un germe. ● proligère adjectif (du latin proles, lignée) Cumulus ou disque proligère, partie épaissie de la membrane granuleuse du follicule de De… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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