ala

The ala was composed entirely of cavalry. The name was Latin for wing and derives from the use of horsemen on the flanks of an army, where they gave protection to the infantry centre. When necessary they could deliver flank attacks themselves and thereafter deploy against retreating enemy or attempt to divert pressure on a withdrawal of their own s…...

Ala

Term often applied to wing-like structure on plants or animals eg. cuticular expansions of nematodes.

Ala

'Wing'. A - unit of the allies. B - unit of auxiliary cavalry.
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ala

(a´lә) pl. a´lae Latin word meaning wing; used in anatomy to name a winglike process. adj., a´lar, a´late., adj. ala nasi the cartilaginous flap on the outer side of each nostril. The major and minor alar cartilages of the a...
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ala

(from the article `sacrum`) ...top of the first (uppermost) sacral vertebra articulates with the last (lowest) lumbar vertebra. The transverse processes of the first three ...
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ala

[n] - a flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism 2. [n] - a wing of an insect
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Ala

• (n.) A winglike organ, or part.
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ala

noun a flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism; `the alae of the nose`; `the alae of a maple seed`; `the flat petals of a pea blossom are alae`
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Ala

[demon] An ala or hala (plural: ale or hali) is a female mythological creature recorded in the folklore of Bulgarians, Macedonians, and Serbs. Ale are considered demons of bad weather whose main purpose is to lead hail-producing thunderclouds in the direction of fields, vineyards, or orchards to destroy the crops, or loot and take them away...
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Ala

[Odinani] Ala (also known as Ani, Ana, Ale, and Ali in varying Igbo dialects) is the female Alusi (deity) of the earth, morality, fertility and creativity in Odinani. She is the most important Alusi in the Igbo pantheon. In Odinani, Ala rules over the underworld which holds the deceased ancestors in her womb. Her name literally translates t...
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Ala

[Roman allied military unit] An Ala (Latin for `wing`, plural form: alae) was the term used during the mid- Roman Republic (338-88 BC) to denote a military formation composed of conscripts from the socii, Rome`s Italian military allies. A normal consular army during this period consisted of 2 legions, composed of Roman citizens only, and 2 ...
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Ala

A'la noun ; plural Alæ [ Latin , a wing.] (Biol.) A winglike organ, or part.
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ALA

abbreviation: alighting area
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ALA

acronym: American Library Association
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ala

ala (s), alae (pl) 1. Any winglike projection or structure. 2. The lateral petal of papilionaceous flowers. 3. Membranous expansion on some seeds. 4. Basal lobe of moss leaves.
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Ala

Ala (shortened from Alabaster) is British rhyming slang for plaster.
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Ala

Ala: Alanine. See also: Amino acid symbols.
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ALA

American Laryngological Association
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ALA

American Lung Association
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ALA

Aminolevulinic acid
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ALA

Association for Laboratory Automation
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Ala

In Ibo mythology, Ala is the Earth Mother, Law-giver, protectress of the harvest. She who receives the dead into her pocket.
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ala

Latin wing, hence a wing-like process; plural - alae.
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ala

membranous outgrowth on a plant or animal
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ALA

Type: Abbreviation Definitions: 1. Abbreviation for ΄-aminolevulinic acid.
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