Glossary of Medical Terms

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An edentate mammal, of the genus Orycteropus, somewhat resembling a pig, general in some parts of Southern Africa. It burrows in the ground, and feeds entirely on ants, which it catches with its long, slimy tongue. Origin: D, earth-pig. Source: Websters Vocabulary
lateral puboprostatic ligament   lateral pyramidal fasciculus   lateral pyramidal tract   lateral ramus radiograph   lateral recess of fourth ventricle   lateral rectus   lateral rectus muscle of the head   lateral recumbent position   (1)
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