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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In anatomy, a zone, belt, or girdle, or part likened to a zone: chiefly used in human anatomy.
  • noun Herpes zoster (which see, under herpes).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A zone or band; a layer.
  • noun (Biol.) The zona radiata.
  • noun (Biol.) a radiately striated membrane situated next the yolk of an ovum, or separated from it by a very delicate membrane only.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A species of silverside fish (Atheriniformes), Bedotia geayi, from Madagascar, also called red-tailed silverside.
  • noun A zone or band; a layer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure

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