Definition of Modiolar

1. a. Shaped like a bushel measure.



Definition of Modiolar

1. Adjective. Shaped like a bushel measure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Modiolar

1. pertaining to the modiolus [adj]

Medical Definition of Modiolar

1. Shaped like a bushel measure. Origin: L. Modiolus, dim. Of modius the Roman corn measure. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Modiolar

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modified starch
modified zinc oxide-eugenol cement
modifieds
modifier
modifier gene
modifier key
modifier keys
modifiers
modifies
modify
modifying
modii
modillion
modillions
modiolar (current term)
modioli
modiolus
modiomorphid
modiomorphids
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modist
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modius

Literary usage of Modiolar

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1830)
"... we find that those bodies are composed of nothing but crystals. The different species of pleurotomaria, the ammonites, the modiolar ..."

2. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1868)
"163, q, q, attached to the inner or modiolar wall of the turns, and projecting freely into their cavity toward the outer wall: the ..."

3. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1868)
"163, q, q, attached to the inner or modiolar wall of the turns, and projecting freely into their cavity toward the outer wall: the ..."

4. The Physiological Anatomy and Physiology of Man by Robert Bentley Todd, William Bowman (1857)
"The spiral canal of the cochlea is subdivided into two passages bj an osseo-membranous lamina, extended between its modiolar and peripheral wall, ..."

5. Natural History of New York by New York (State). Natural History Survey, James Ellsworth De Kay (1842)
"There are many other fossils, also, which exclusively belong to this rock, some of which are equally characteristic ; such as the modiolar ..."

6. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1830)
"... we find that those bodies are composed of nothing but crystals. The different species of pleurotomaria, the ammonites, the modiolar ..."

7. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1868)
"163, q, q, attached to the inner or modiolar wall of the turns, and projecting freely into their cavity toward the outer wall: the ..."

8. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1868)
"163, q, q, attached to the inner or modiolar wall of the turns, and projecting freely into their cavity toward the outer wall: the ..."

9. The Physiological Anatomy and Physiology of Man by Robert Bentley Todd, William Bowman (1857)
"The spiral canal of the cochlea is subdivided into two passages bj an osseo-membranous lamina, extended between its modiolar and peripheral wall, ..."

10. Natural History of New York by New York (State). Natural History Survey, James Ellsworth De Kay (1842)
"There are many other fossils, also, which exclusively belong to this rock, some of which are equally characteristic ; such as the modiolar ..."

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