Definition of Menopome

1. a large American salamander [n -S]



Medical Definition of Menopome

1. The hellbender. Origin: NL. Menopoma, fr. Gr. To remain + lid. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Menopome

menogaril
menologe
menologies
menologium
menology
menometorrhagia
menominis
menopausal
menopausal syndrome
menopausally
menopauses
menophania
menopoma
menopome (current term)
menopomes
menoporsche
menoporsches
menopot
menorah
menorahs
menoroth
menorrhagias
menorrhalgia
menorrheas

Literary usage of Menopome

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1. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1891)
"... well known as the ' hellbender,' 'alligator,' 'water-dog,' &c., names which suggest its tierce characteristics. It resembles the menopome or Hell-bender ..."

2. On the Archetype and Homologies of the Vertebrate Skeleton by Richard Owen (1848)
"The suture, however, which marks the limits between the frontal n and parietal 7 is persistent in the menopome, and indeed in all batrachians but the ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1847)
"The suture, however, which marks the limits between the frontal п and parietal 7 is persistent in the menopome, and indeed in all batrachians but the ..."

4. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1847)
"In the fish-like batrachians, the menopome for example, ... In the extent, however, to which the centrum of the atlas is ossified, the menopome and other ..."

5. The Transactions of the Microscopical Society of London by Microscopical Society of London (1849)
"A portion of the cranium of a menopome, magnified 440 diameters, showing the large size of the bone-cells and the canaliculi: although many of the cells are ..."

6. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1847)
"The suture, however, which marks the limits between the frontal и and parietal r is persistent in the menopome, and indeed in all ..."

7. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1838)
"Mr. Owen observed, with reference to the opinion of MV der Hoeven respecting the relations of the Gigantic Salamander of Japan to the menopome of the ..."

8. The Principal forms of the skeleton and the teeth: As the Basis for a System by Richard Owen (1855)
"... of the skeleton of the menopome, ... vertebra in the menopome, by the enlargement of its transverse ..."

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