Isthmus

A narrow strip of land located between two bodies of water, connecting two larger land areas.
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isthmus

a narrow strip of land bound by water on two sides.
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isthmus

a narrow strip of land bound by water on two sides.
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Isthmus

the fleshy projection of the body separating the gill openings
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isthmus

In nematodes: Relatively narrow portion of esophagus just anterior to the basal region.
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isthmus

[IS-thmus] A narrow piece of land that joins two larger pieces of land like a bridge. The isthmus of Corinth joins northern Greece to Southern Greece.
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isthmus

[n] - a relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger land areas 2. [n] - a narrow band of tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure
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Isthmus

A strip of tissue that connects two larger parts of the thyroid gland
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Isthmus

Isth'mus noun ; plural Isthmuses . [ Latin isthmus , Greek 'isqmo`s a neck, a neck of land between two seas, an isthmus, especially the Isthmus of Corinth; probably from the root of 'ie`nai to go; confer Icelandic eið isthmus. See Issue .] ...
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isthmus

Origin: L. Isthmus, Gr. 'isqmos a neck, a neck of land between two seas, an isthmus, especially the Isthmus of Corinth; prob. From the root of 'ienai to go; cf. Icel. Eith isthmus. See Issue. ... <geography> A neck or narrow slip of land by which two continents are connected, or by which a peninsula is united to the mainland; as, the Isthmus ...
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isthmus

band noun a cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure
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isthmus

(is´mәs) a narrow connection between two larger bodies or parts. adj., isth´mian., adj.
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Isthmus

• (n.) A neck or narrow slip of land by which two continents are connected, or by which a peninsula is united to the mainland; as, the Isthmus of Panama; the Isthmus of Suez, etc.
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isthmus

narrow strip of land connecting two large land areas otherwise separated by the sea. Unquestionably the two most famous are the Isthmus of Panama, ...
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isthmus

isthmus (s), isthmi (pl) 1. A narrow strip of land that joins two larger areas of land. 2. A narrow connection or passage between parts of the body. 3. A narrow strip of tissue joining two larger organs or parts of an organ. 4. A narrow passage connecting two larger cavities.
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isthmus

isthmus (is'mus) , narrow neck of land connecting two larger land areas. Since it commands the only land route between two large areas and is on two seas, an isthmus has great strategical and commercial importance and is a favorable situation for a city. In modern times many isthmuses have been ...
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Isthmus

An isthmus is a narrow strip of land joining two large land areas or joining a peninsula to the mainland. Examples: the isthmuses of Panama and Suez.
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isthmus

Type: Term Pronunciation: is′mŭs, -mī, -mŭs-ĕz Definitions: 1. A constriction in the embryonic neural tube delineating the anterior portion of the rhombencephalon, the future metencephalon, from the more rostrally located mesenephalon. Synonyms: rhombencephalic isthmus
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isthmus

Greek isthmos - a narrow passage.
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isthmus

(is;mus) A narrow neck or portion of tissue connecting two structures.
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isthmus

A narrow part inside the body that connects two larger structures.
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Isthmus

the middle region of the hair follicle which usually contans the sebaceous gland.
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isthmus

Narrow strip of land with sea either side.
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isthmus

Narrow strip of land linking two larger land masses.
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Isthmus

where inner and outer membranes of the albumen (egg white) are added in the female.
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