Diploë

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Diploë (Anat) The soft, spongy, or cancellated substance between the plates of the skull.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n diploe In anatomy, the light spongy substance or open cancellated or reticulated structure of bone between the hard dense inner and outer tables of the cranial bones.
    • n diploe In botany, the parenchyma of a leaf, lying between the two epidermal surfaces. Also called meditullium.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Diploe dip′lō-ē (anat.) the spongy tissue between the hard inner and outer tables of the skull.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. fold, fr. twofold, double

Usage

In literature:

The spongy middle plate must, like the diploe of the skull, have served to deaden the vibrations of a blow dealt from the outside.
"The Testimony of the Rocks" by Hugh Miller
They may originate in the pericranium, in the diploe, or in the dura mater, and usually involve the bones of the vault.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
DIPLO'MACY, the science or art of foreign politics.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
He is not popular with the 'Diplos.
"Charles Lever, His Life in His Letters, Vol. II (of II)" by Edmund Downey Charles James Lever
The narrowest are to be used in the diploe.
"Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times" by John Stewart Milne
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In news:

Usher And Diplo Reach " Climax " On New Song.
For those feeling more grumpy than googley-eyed on this day of love, Usher and Diplo have a breakup song that might make you feel just a little bit better.
Diplo Goes Wild in 'Jah No Partial'.
Lineup includes Bassnectar, Diplo, Zeds Dead, and more.
Diplo Launches Non-Profit Project, Heaps Decent Published June 25, 2007.
No more points for diplos in Yemen.
Diplo indian thick jawns Florida.
Now Diplo has produced for everyone and their moms including big artist such as No Doubt, and Beyonce.
The production credits include a couple of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Dave Sitek of TV on the Radio, and Diplo.
Skrillex, Diplo, Wu-Tang Clan, The Health Club.
Record label and blog Mad Descent, which is run by electro wizard Diplo, is something of a tastemaker in the music world that regularly sniffs out next-level shizzle to pimp to its fans.
No Doubt Debuts Diplo- Produced 'Push and Shove'.
Www.youtube.com/watch?v=OI3shBXlqsw When Major Lazer, isn't perfecting the latest dance sensation, daggering, the pair of DJs, Diplo and Switch, is apparently also collaborating with the Dirty Projectors ' Amber Coffman.
That move includes a new Diplo-produced single called "La La La" and the upcoming documentary Reincarnated , set to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.
Usher just dropped an intense video for his Diplo-produced single, 'Climax.
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