Dictionary » A » Accessory



in anatomy, denoting certain muscles, nerves, glands, etc. That are auxiliary or supernumerary to some similar, generally more important thing.

Synonym: accessorius.

Origin: L. Accessorius, fr. Ac-cedo, pp. -cessus, to move toward Relating to something that is added but is not essential; an ancillary pump; an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism; The mind and emotions are auxilliary to each other.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

Results from our forum

close the quaff of bromide's teeth workaday well-defined

... deportment is that it requisite be such that one companion can no longer overburden living with the other one. Examples may comprise the improper accessory working too many hours, not assisting adequate ploty betonowe Nowy Targ some vital points which convey why you observe the behaviour ploty ...

See entire post
by Ficdardxdoorh
Mon Aug 04, 2014 6:01 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Detect influenza in saliva
Replies: 14
Views: 22358

respiratory system

what process used by gases to move in and out of alveoli?? what are 3 accessory muscles we may recruit to increase ventilation beyong normal requirement? how does emotional stress affect depth of breathing? thanks!

See entire post
by soufieno
Thu Jul 25, 2013 2:29 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: respiratory system
Replies: 1
Views: 2519

HIV and where to know more about it

... of programs that can tell which resistant mutations has HIV isolate from a patient, predict the development of other resistant mutations (such as accessory mutations) and so on. Since I’m studying bioinformatics and am familiar with methods of mutation analysis I became interested in this science ...

See entire post
by Karbofos
Mon Sep 19, 2011 5:46 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: HIV and where to know more about it
Replies: 1
Views: 2179

Absorption Spectra of Aquatic Plants

... called pheophytin. All of the pigments are involved, in some way, to the photosynthetic process. The non-chlorophyll pigments are called "accessory pigments" and play an indirect yet important role in photosynthesis. The pigments found closet to the origin at the bottom of the piece ...

See entire post
by Nina666
Fri Aug 12, 2011 1:40 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Absorption Spectra of Aquatic Plants
Replies: 3
Views: 8515

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... articulated bones, as has been suggested1, 2, 3, but rather acts as part of a functional unit of manipulation. The radial sesamoid bone and the accessory carpal bone form a double pincer-like apparatus in the medial and lateral sides of the hand, respectively, enabling the panda to manipulate ...

See entire post
by scottie
Mon May 09, 2011 9:44 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1128138
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 4,716 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link