stria


stria

noun \ˈstrī-ə\
plural stri·ae \ˈstrī-ˌē\

Definition of STRIA

1
:  striation 2
2
:  a stripe or line (as in the skin) distinguished from the surrounding area by color, texture, or elevation — compare stretch marks

Origin of STRIA

Latin, furrow, channel — more at strike
First Known Use: 1563

Rhymes with STRIA

stria

noun \ˈstrī-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural stri·ae \ˈstrī-ˌē\

Medical Definition of STRIA

1
2
: a narrow structural band especially of nerve fibers
3
: a stripe or line (as in the skin) distinguished from surrounding tissue by color, texture, or elevation—see stretch marks

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