Definition of Sheaths
1. Noun. (plural of sheath) ¹
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Definition of Sheaths
1. sheath [v] - See also: sheath
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Literary usage of Sheaths
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1880)
"Cord irregular in shape, distorted, highly sclerotic in the same parts as is the lumbar cord, the medullary sheaths having absolutely disappeared. ..."
2. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"Fertile stems 6—8 inches high, with brownish or purple sheaths. ... sheaths divided into 8—17 teeth or leaves, whose points are connected in 2—4 or more ..."
3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"These plants are Tradescantia fluminensis, sheaths hairy or ciliate only at the top, fls. white; Zebrina pendula, sheaths hairy throughout or at least at ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1892)
"The sheaths and internodes of very tall specimens or very short ones are usually much ... The second and third sheaths and internodes from the top are more ..."
5. Infections of the Hand: A Guide to the Surgical Treatment of Acute and by Allen Buckner Kanavel (1916)
"The results obtained were most satisfactory, since they were so uniform that they absolutely fixed the boundaries and relations of the spaces and sheaths. ..."
6. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1884)
"E WITH CLOSED sheaths. By WJ Hi- A i. of Lansing, Mich. [ABSTRACT. ... In many cases these lower sheaths are split or torn open as the stem and succeeding ..."
7. Principles of surgery by Nicholas Senn (1890)
"TUBERCULOSIS of the tendon-sheaths, or, ns Hueter termed this affection, tendo-vaginitis granulosa, has only been recently recognized and described as a ..."