Definition of Torose

1. a. Cylindrical with alternate swellings and contractions; having the surface covered with rounded prominences.



Definition of Torose

1. Adjective. cylindrical with alternate swellings and contractions; having the surface covered with rounded prominences ¹

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Definition of Torose

1. cylindrical and swollen at intervals [adj]

Medical Definition of Torose

1. Cylindrical with alternate swellings and contractions; having the surface covered with rounded prominences. Origin: L. Torosus full of muscle, brawny, fleshy. See Torus. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Torose

toro
torob
toroid
toroidal
toroidal beta
toroidal current
toroidal divertor
toroidal field coils
toroidal flux
toroidal magnetic cusps
toroidally
toroidic
toroids
toros
torosaurus
torose (current term)
torosities
torosity
torot
toroth
torous
torovirus
torovirus infections
torpedinous
torpedo
torpedo-boat destroyer
torpedo boat
torpedo boats
torpedo bomber
torpedo punt

Literary usage of Torose

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1. Anatomy of the Invertebrata by Carl Th. Ernst Siebold (1874)
"(15) The two deferent canals, after a short course, unite with two simple, long and very flexuous accessory glands, and then form a very long and torose ..."

2. A Class-book of Botany: Designed for Colleges, Academies, and Other by Alphonso Wood (1845)
"Calyx closed, setose; silique torose, terete, not opening by valves, 1 or 2 celled ; glands between the short stamens Ы pistil, and between the long stamens ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"... sus : torose, cylindrical with contractions at certain places or it intervals. ... sus: somewhat torose. toxica rius: poisonous. t6x icus: poisonous. ..."

4. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"torose. Cylindrical with contractions at intervals. ... Diminutive of torose. Torus. The receptacle of a flower. Tri-. In composition, throe or thrice. ..."

5. Familiar Lectures on Botany, Practical, Elementary and Physiological: With by Lincoln Phelps (1837)
"torose. Uneven, alternately elevated and depressed. ... Slightly torose. Trachea;. Names given to vessels sup. posed to be designed for receiving and ..."

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