Definition of Anfractuous

1. Adjective. Full of twists and turns. "Anfractuous cliffs"

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Definition of Anfractuous

1. a. Winding; full of windings and turnings; sinuous; tortuous; as, the anfractuous spires of a born.

Definition of Anfractuous

1. Adjective. sinuous, twisty, winding. ¹

2. Adjective. craggy, rugged, coarse, rough, uneven. ¹

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Definition of Anfractuous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anfractuous

aneurysmally
aneurysmatic
aneurysmectomy
aneurysmogram
aneurysmograph
aneurysmoplasty
aneurysmorrhaphy
aneurysmotomy
aneurysms
aneutronic
aneutronic fuels
anew
anfractuose
anfractuosities
anfractuosity
anfractuous (current term)
anfractuousness
anfracture
anfractures
ang moh
anga
angakkuq
angakkuqs
angakok
angakoks
angaria
angarias
angariation
angariations
angaries

Literary usage of Anfractuous

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1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1915)
"Wounds in general may be divided into three great classes: simple wounds, anfractuous wounds, and gangrenous wounds. For simple wounds the treatment is ..."

2. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use by Austin Flint (1873)
"At the apex of the right lung was a cavity of about the size of an English walnut, anfractuous, empty, and lined by a smooth serous-like membrane. ..."

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