Nodulous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Nodulous (Biol) Having small nodes or knots; diminutively nodose.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Nodulous (bot.) having nodules or small knots: knotty
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. nodus (for gnodus), allied to Knot.

Usage

In literature:

Flint occurs in nodules in the chalk.
"The Prehistoric World" by E. A. Allen
Almost every nodule of one especial layer near the top incloses its organism.
"The Cruise of the Betsey" by Hugh Miller
These blocks are mixed with nodules of granite, and present innumerable forms, both of shells and aquatic plants.
"Travels in North America, From Modern Writers" by William Bingley
An unbroken gumma is liable to be confused only with the uncommon form of epithelioma which begins as a nodule under the mucous membrane.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
The Cafe Zinkand formed, at the time, a social nodule in the metropolitan parish that San Francisco was.
"The Readjustment" by Will Irwin
You will see the beginning of the growth in the spring as a round white nodule which develops slowly.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
When it was opened, out of one nodule came man and from the other woman.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume 40 of 55" by Francisco Colin
Upon examination, small, hard, grayish nodules can be seen and felt upon the inflamed membranes.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
I laid open a second nodule.
"My Schools and Schoolmasters" by Hugh Miller
French nodules are of inferior quality from another cause.
"The Galaxy, Volume 23, No. 2, February, 1877" by Various
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In news:

Green Gulch Farm's Wendy Johnson finds nitrogen-fixing nodules on author's fava beans and pronounces them good.
Using the Innova 4100 to Detect, Embolize Liver Cancer Nodules.
Both patients were treated with wide excision of the metastatic nodule and were disease-free at the 1.5-year follow-up.
Greatly enlarged lymphoid nodules in both fields of view.
An 88-year-old woman sought medical attention for a nodule on the anterior surface of her left foreleg that had gradually developed.
Alfalfa needs a soil pH above 6.2 and adequate inoculum to form nodules, he explains.
The Oscar and Tony Award-winning actress said that a botched operation to remove non-cancerous throat nodules in 1997 hasn't gotten better.
The Oscar and Tony Award-winning actress said in a recent interview that a botched operation to remove non-cancerous throat nodules in 1997 hasn't gotten better.
The technology, which was developed at Carpenter 's Reinhart Technical Center, involves foam nodules that move in four directions, thus providing continuous support and comfort no matter the movement or position of the sleeper.
It doesn't happen often, but every once in a while, we'll get a call to look at soybeans exhibiting poor nodulation, despite proper inoculation before planting by the producer.
In a news release, the archdiocese says tests show cancer cells were found in his right kidney and that a nodule on his liver contained cancerous cells.
I stayed quiet for 3 weeks and then started singing and definitely feel like my cords are as good as pre-nodule.
Infected plants have poorly developed roots and very few Rhizobium nodules.
John Mayer's been struggling with voice problems since last year, when he discovered a granuloma -- a nodule, essentially -- on his vocal cords.
John Mayer 's been struggling with voice problems since last year, when he discovered a granuloma -- a nodule, essentially -- on his vocal cords.
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In science:

This is probably the most striking result we obtained : to the north of the radio jet (see Fig. 2a), four parallel elongated nodules of ≈ 0.2′′ long each, forming a kind of wave pattern, are observed mainly at M and L, but also at a much fainter level at K.
Hot Very Small dust Grains in NGC 1068 seen in jet induced structures thanks to VLT/NACO adaptive optics
The photometry in L and M reveals unexpectedly high temperatures : for instance, a color temperature of 550 K is derived for the third, well delineated, nodule.
Hot Very Small dust Grains in NGC 1068 seen in jet induced structures thanks to VLT/NACO adaptive optics
At a pro jected distance of 70 pc, the energy density that is expected at the level of the nodule, assuming that there is no screening of the UV, is ≈ 105 eV.
Hot Very Small dust Grains in NGC 1068 seen in jet induced structures thanks to VLT/NACO adaptive optics
The low temperature nodule is consistent with the notion of a glassy state, which was acknowledged in section 3.1.
Investigation of the Spin Density Wave in NaxCoO2
Reiten I. k-Gorenstein algebras and syzygy nodules.
Local Cohomology and non commutative Gorenstein algebras
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