Definition of Meridians

1. Noun. (plural of meridian) ¹



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Definition of Meridians

1. meridian [n] - See also: meridian

Medical Definition of Meridians

1. Classical loci in acupuncture. They are main and collateral channels, regarded as a network of passages, through which vital energy circulates and along which acupoints (acupuncture points) are distributed. The meridians are a series of 14 lines upon which more than 400 acupoints are located on the body. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meridians

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mericarp
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meridian
meridian of cornea
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meridiani bulbi oculi
meridians (current term)
meridians of eye
meridianus
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meridional aberration
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meridional fibres
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meridiungulate
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Literary usage of Meridians

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Surveying and Boundaries by Frank Emerson Clark (1922)
"Guide meridians.—Guide meridians are extended north from the base line and ... In certain cases such guide meridians are required to be run south from the ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"In fig. в let the lines intersecting in the parallelogram PQRS be -jp /ft the representations of the meridians rp, «9 p,Qi д_ The construction of a map ..."

3. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"These corresponding points of subdivision are then joined by straight lines representing the meridians. These meridians all converge at approximately the ..."

4. Manual of Instructions for the Survey of the Public Lands of the United States by United States Bureau of Land Management (1919)
"GUIDE meridians. 146. Guide meridians are extended north from the base line, ... Under all conditions the guide meridians will be terminated at the points ..."

5. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1801)
"Latitudes and Longitudes of such intersected Objects, in the Ser'us of 1795 and 1796, as have been referred to the meridians of Black Down, Butterton Hill, ..."

6. Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1824)
"&c. on the radius ED, the perpendiculars 'a' 1, b' 2, fie. which will be the sines of the angles of inclination of those meridians measured on the equator; ..."

7. A Manual of Topographical Drawing by Richard Somers Smith (1885)
"CHAPTER V. THE PROJECTION OF meridians AND PARALLELS OF LATITUDE. 68. The methods of platting given in the preceding chapter are suitable only for very ..."

8. A Manual of Topographical Drawing by Richard Somers Smith, Charles McMillan (1885)
"CHAPTER V. THE PROJECTION OF meridians AND PARALLELS OF LATITUDE. 68. The methods of platting given in the preceding chapter are suitable only for very ..."

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