from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating or dedicated to the Italian anatomist Guido Guidi, Latinized Vidius (16th century): specifically applied in anatomy to several parts.
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In addition to the ophthalmic moiety mentioned above, the seventh nerve has a vidian branch (vid.) running over the roof of the mouth, and besides this its main branches fork over the spiracle, just as V. forks over the mouth, and as IX. and X. fork over gill clefts.
The vidian branch of VII., however, is not evidently represented in the others.
The people of the State, Dr. Singh said, were the "proud inheritors of the rich legacy of the Dr.vidian movement and its quest for social justice and equity.