American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having no name.
- adj. Anonymous.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having no name; anonymous: in anatomy, specifically noting an artery, a vein, and a bone. See innominata, innominatum.
- adj. Having no name; anonymous.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. rare Having no name; unnamed.
- adj. (Anat.) A term used in designating many parts otherwise unnamed
- in- + nominate (Wiktionary)
- Late Latin innōminātus : Latin in-, not; see in-1 + Latin nōminātus, past participle of nōmināre, to name; see nominate. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“There were others termed innominate because they had no special names: these were summed up in the four formula: Do, ut des; Do, ut facias; Facio, ut des; and”
“Three arteries, feeding the head, neck and arms, branch off directly from the aortic arch, in this order: innominate, left carotid, left subclavian.”
“Type C (least common): The disconnection is after the innominate artery (sometimes called the brachiocephalic artery).”
“A tiny percentage carried labels, and those contained only the name of the contributor if known and the date of the donation; the rest were innominate reminders of the vast constituents making up the monstrumological universe, the seemingly inexhaustible panoply of creatures designed by an inscrutable God to do us harm.”
“The 0.0 experiment has a description of the test firing, told in innominate nightmare's typical style.”
“A voice was wondering why he bothered with this; an innominate voice which was plausibly his own.”
“On the left innominate, or hip bone, the pubic symphyseal face was badly eroded.”
“This ideal is a trinity, a trinity innominate and incorporeal.”
“Each innominate bone has a deep, round socket into which the end of the femur”
“In No. 13 the symptoms appeared fairly conclusive of the injury being to the innominate artery and vein, or possibly innominate artery and jugular vein.”
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