Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An aid or help; an adminicle.
  • noun plural In entomology, Kirby's name for the short spines on the abdominal segments of certain insects, pupæ or grubs, where by they make their way through any substance in which they burrow. Also called adminicles.

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Examples

  • At its lower end the linea alba has a double attachment—its superficial fibers passing in front of the medial heads of the Recti to the symphysis pubis, while its deeper fibers form a triangular lamella, attached behind the Recti to the posterior lip of the crest of the pubis, and named the adminiculum lineæ albæ.

    IV. Myology. 6d. The Muscles and Fasciæ of the Abdomen

  • It is strengthened by the pectineal fascia, and by a lateral expansion from the lower attachment of the linea alba (adminiculum lineæ albæ).

    IV. Myology. 6d. The Muscles and Fasciæ of the Abdomen

  • Jejunium est adminiculum orationis sanctorum ac virtutum omnium.

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • Neque enim affixa est signis Dei gratia, quin citra adminiculum signi libere eam distribuat, si velit, deinde multi signum recipiunt, qui tamen gratiae non fiunt participes, quia signum omnibus est commune, hoc est, bonis indifferenter ac malis; Spiritus autem nonnisi electis confertur; acqui signum, ut diximus, absque Spiritu est inefficax.

    A Commentary on the Epistle to the Ephesians

  • Neque enim affixa est signis Dei gratia, quin citra adminiculum signi libere eam distribuat, si velit, deinde multi signum recipiunt, qui tamen gratiae non fiunt participes, quia signum omnibus est commune, hoc est, bonis indifferenter ac malis; Spiritus autem nonnisi electis confertur; acqui signum, ut diximus, absque

    A Commentary on the Epistle to the Ephesians

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