Innominate

Innominate

1. Having no name; unnamed; as, an innominate person or place.

2. (Science: anatomy) a term used in designating many parts otherwise unnamed; as, the innominate artery, a great branch of the arch of the aorta; the innominate vein, a great branch of the superior vena cava. Innominate bone, in the roman law, contracts without a specific name.

Origin: L. Innominatus; pref. In- not _ nominare to name.

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