Definition of Medlars

1. Noun. Relational database of the United States National Library of Medicine for the storage and retrieval of bibliographical information concerning the biomedical literature.




Definition of Medlars

1. Noun. (plural of medlar) ¹

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Definition of Medlars

1. medlar [n] - See also: medlar

Medical Definition of Medlars

1. A computerised biomedical bibliographic storage and retrieval system operated by the national library of medicine. From it a monthly and cumulated index medicus is generated and through it the online system, medline, as well as many other databases, is operated. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Medlars

medivacing
medivacked
medivacking
medivacs
mediæval
mediævaldom
mediævalist
mediævalists
mediævally
medjidie
medjidies
medjidite
medkniche
medlar
medlar tree
medlars (current term)
medle
medled
medles
medley
medleyed
medleying
medleys
medlied
medlies
medline
medling
medlure
medly
medlying

Literary usage of Medlars

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1. A Philosophical Dictionary by Voltaire (1843)
"A Jew assured me that corn came with- ! out cultivation in Mesopotamia, as ap- i pies, wild pears, chesnuts, and medlars, J in the west. ..."

2. The Fruit Manual: A Guide to the Fruits and Fruit Trees of Great Britain by Robert Hogg (1884)
"... largest and most generally grown of the cultivated medlars. The fruit is frequently two inches and a half in diameter, and very much flattened. ..."

3. Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Resources: The Role of the edited by Catharyn T. Liverman, Carrie E. Ingalls, Carolyn E. Fulco, Howard M. Kipen (1998)
"Appropriated funds are used to build and maintain the medlars databases, ... medlars In the early 1960s, NLM applied emerging computer technologies to ..."

4. Wood and Garden: Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working by Gertrude Jekyll (1904)
"... Arranging and staking—Spindle - tree- Autumn colour of Azaleas—Quinces—medlars—Advantage of early planting of shrubs—Careful planting—Pot-bound roots— ..."

5. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: Including A Journal of His Tour to the by James Boswell, John Wilson Croker (1846)
"There are such men, but they «re medlars. I indeed allow that there have beeh a very few men of talents who were improved by drinking: but I maintain thai I ..."

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