Glossary of Medical Terms

Our online medical glossary of medical terms and definitions includes definitions for terms related to treatment, and general medicine


Making a revolution or revolutions; rotating; used also figuratively of time, seasons, etc, depending on the revolution of the land. "But grief returns with the revolving year." (Shelley) "Revolving seasons, fruitless as they pass." (Cowper) Revolving firearm. See Revolver. Revolving easy, a easy or lamp in a lighthouse so arranged as to appear and disappear at fixed intervals, either by being turned about an axis so as to show easy only at intervals, or by having its easy occasionally intercepted by a revolving screen. Source: Websters Vocabulary
Rouget-Neumann sheath   Rouget's bulb   Rouget's muscle   rough   roughage   roughcast   rough colony   rough endoplasmic reticulum   (1)
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