node
(Class Ostracoda):
Type of valve sculpture: protuberance of intermediate size (between tubercle and knob). Node associate with attachment of different internal muscles is termed muscle scar node, subcentral tubercle, or submedian tubercle [Stachowitsch, 1992].

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  • Node — (n[=o]d), n. [L. nodus; perh. akin to E. knot. Cf. {Noose}, {Nowed}.] 1. A knot, a knob; a protuberance; a swelling. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: (a) (Astron.) One of the two points where the orbit of a planet, or comet, intersects the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • node — [nəud US noud] n technical [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: nodus knot, node ] 1.) the place on the stem of a plant from which a leaf or branch grows 2.) a place where lines in a network cross or join 3.) a part of a computer network where… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • node — node. См. узел. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Node —   [engl.], Knoten …   Universal-Lexikon

  • node — [ noud ] noun count * ▸ 1 where lines cross/meet ▸ 2 small lump in body ▸ 3 where leaf grows ▸ 4 where two parts meet ▸ 5 in computing 1. ) the place where lines cross or meet, for example on a GRAPH 2. ) MEDICAL a small lump in your body 3. )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • node — (n.) early 15c., a knot or lump, from L. nodus knot (see NET (Cf. net) (n.)). Originally borrowed c.1400 in Latin form, meaning lump in the flesh. Meaning point of intersection (originally of planetary orbits with the ecliptic) first recorded… …   Etymology dictionary

  • node — / nodule [n] knot, growth bud, bulge, bump, burl, clot, knob, lump, protuberance, swelling, tumor; concepts 471,831 …   New thesaurus

  • node — ► NOUN technical 1) a point in a network at which lines intersect or branch. 2) a computer or other device attached to a network. 3) Botany the part of a plant stem from which one or more leaves emerge. 4) Anatomy a small mass of distinct tissue …   English terms dictionary

  • node — [nōd] n. [L nodus, a knot: see NET1] 1. a knot; knob; swelling 2. a point of concentration; central point 3. Anat. a knotty, localized swelling; protuberance 4. Astron. either of the two diametrically opposite points at which the orbit of a… …   English World dictionary

  • Node — In general, a node is a localised swelling (a knot ) or a point of intersection (a vertex). Node may refer to: In mathematics Node (autonomous system), behaviour for an ordinary differential equation near a critical point Node (graph theory), a… …   Wikipedia

  • Node — Literally a knot, a node is a collection of tissue. For example a lymph node, is a collection of lymphoid tissue. A nodule is a small node, a little collection of tissue. * * * 1. A knob or nodosity; a circumscribed swelling; in anatomy, a… …   Medical dictionary

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