Definition of Alpestrine

1. Adjective. Growing at high altitudes.

Exact synonyms: Subalpine
Similar to: Highland, Upland



Definition of Alpestrine

1. a. Pertaining to the Alps, or other high mountains; as, Alpestrine diseases, etc.

2. a. Growing on the elevated parts of mountains, but not above the timbe&?; line; subalpine.

Definition of Alpestrine

1. Adjective. Pertaining to the Alps, or other high mountains. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Alpestrine

1. Pertaining to the Alps, or other high mountains; as, Alpestrine diseases, etc. Origin: L. Alpestris. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alpestrine

alow
alowe
aloxiprin
alp
alpaca
alpacas
alpeen
alpeens
alpenglow
alpenglows
alpenhorn
alpenhorns
alpenrose
alpenstock
alpenstocks
alpestrine (current term)
alpha
alpha(1-6)mannosidase
alpha-(4-O-methyl)-D-glucuronidase
alpha-(N-acetylaminomethylene)succinic acid hydrolase
alpha-1-proteinase deficiency
alpha-1 antichymotrypsin
alpha-1 antitrypsin
alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
alpha-D-xylosidase
alpha-N-acetyl-D-glucosaminidase
alpha-N-acetylgalactosaminidase
alpha-N-acetylglucosaminidase
alpha-N-acylamino acid hydrolase
alpha-acetolactic acid

Literary usage of Alpestrine

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1. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1857)
"The last fact I wish to state regarding alpestrine pathology, refers to the Hospice of the Great St Bernard (8129). The Prior of that establishment has ..."

2. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: : Exhibiting a View of the Progressive (1857)
"Let us consider these twofold consequences of an abode in alpestrine and alpine ... Physiological and Pathological influence of alpestrine Climates (above ..."

3. Lippincott's Medical dictionary: A Complete Vocabulary of the Terms Used in by Ryland W. Greene, Joseph Thomas (1906)
"alpestrine (al-pes'trin). [L. alpes''im.] Alpine, or pertaining to mountains : as, an alpestrine disease. Alpha-angle. See ANGLE ALPHA. ..."

4. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"alpestrine, sub- alpine. alphabétique, a. alphabetic(al). alphabétiquement, adv. alphabetically. alphabétiser, vt alphabetize, ..."

5. The Earth and Its Inhabitants by Élisée Reclus (1890)
"alpestrine scenery now gives place to soft and charming landscapes, where the meandering stream winds placidly between rounded grassy or wooded hills. ..."

6. Orchidaceae: Illustrations and Studies of the Family Orchidaceae by Oakes Ames (1920)
"... belief that those species of Dendrochilum that are alpestrine in their requirements are very often confined to particular mountains or mountain ranges. ..."

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