trigone


trigone

trigone [trahy-gohn] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun Also trigonum. Anatomy.

  1. a triangular part or area.
  2. the area on the floor of the urinary bladder between the opening of the urethra in front and the two ureters at the sides.

Botany. a thickened area where three or more plant cells come together. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Origin of trigone 1825–35; French Latin trigōnum triangle; see trigon Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for trigone Historical Examples of trigone

  • The trigone was covered by a mass consisting of pointed papill.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 648, June 2, 1888.

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  • On the left side of the trigone a tumor with a broad base was seen, which resembled somewhat a strawberry in size and form.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 648, June 2, 1888.

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  • trigone in Medicine trigone [trī′gōn′] n. A triangle or trigonum. The first three dominant cusps of an upper molar tooth. Related formstri•go′nal adj. The American Heritage® Stedman’s Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

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