Definition of Cribrous

1. Adjective. (rare usually in anatomical descriptions) Perforated, as in the manner of a sieve. ¹



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Definition of Cribrous

1. pierced with small holes [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cribrous

cribellum
crible
criblike
cribra
cribrate
cribration
cribrations
cribriform
cribriform area of the renal papilla
cribriform fascia
cribriform hymen
cribriform plate
cribriform plate of ethmoid bone
cribriform plates
cribrose
cribrous (current term)
cribrous lamina
cribrum
cribs
cribsheet
cribsheets
cribwork
cribworks
cricetid
cricetids
cricetulus
crichtonite
cricify
cricked
cricket

Literary usage of Cribrous

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1. The Laryngoscope by American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society (1901)
"We may readily understand that the mind of man must necessarily find some explanation for the cribrous ..."

2. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"Around this cribrous opening are smaller apertures for vessels and nerves. Structure of the sclerotic.—The sclerotic coat is formed of bundles of connective ..."

3. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1877)
"... membrane (especially in young individuals) appears cribrous already on the naked-eye inspection. Publication of a series of Diatoms and of other Algae. ..."

4. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1882)
"According to Cohnheim, the spread of the tubercular virus from the upper nasal cavity through the cribrous lamina of the ethmoid bone on to the pia mater, ..."

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