from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Characterized by or having many nodes or protuberances; jointed or knobby at intervals.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Knot-like; swollen
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Knotty; having numerous or conspicuous nodes.
- adj. Having nodes or prominences; having the alternate joints enlarged, as the antennæ of certain insects.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, knotty or knobby; provided with knots or internal transverse partitions, as the leaves of some species of Juncus.
- In zoology:
- Having a node or nodes: said of a longitudinal body which is swollen or dilated at one or more points.
- Having knot-like swellings on the surface.
Labeling of uterine-related neurons in the nodose ganglia (Fluorogold and pseudorabies virus) and in the brainstem nuclei (pseudorabies virus) was obtained.
These results demonstrated: (1) the vagus nerves serve as connections between the uterus and CNS, (2) the nodose ganglia contain uterine-related vagal afferent neuron cell bodies, and (3) neurons in vagal locales contain estrogen receptors.
DiI, an anterograde tracer, was injected into the nodose ganglia.
Neurons in the nodose ganglia and nucleus tractus solitarius were immunoreactive for estrogen receptors.
At first he was like to sulk in the style of a hawk who has failed of his swoop; but seeing his enemy arising slowly with grunts, and action nodose and angular — rather than flexibly graceful — contempt became the uppermost feature of his mind.
The subterranean portion of the plant is a compound structure consisting of a large, more or less cylindrical rootstock, indistinctly marked with a number of horizontal nodose rings, and with a coarse central core: from this root stock 6-10 irregularly spindle-shaped secondary tubers arise as off-shoots.
At first he was like to sulk in the style of a hawk who has failed of his swoop; but seeing his enemy arising slowly with grunts, and action nodose and angular -- rather than flexibly graceful -- contempt became the uppermost feature of his mind.
HSV-1 latency is restricted to cranial nerve ganglia, as indicated by spontaneous, recurrent outbreaks of vesicles on the mouth, or by isolation of HSV-1 from postmortem explants of human trigeminal, [7,8] nodose, vagal  and ciliary  ganglia.
Shell short, broadly fusiform; spire and mouth equal; whorls seyen, the first nuclear, the other regularly sloping above, obsoletely nodose on the angle and tapering in advance.
Shell large, rather thin, turbinated, spu*e elevated, convex; whorls numerous, rounded on the angle, rudely nodose and sloping to the suture, which is sharply cut but irregular.
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