nodose

adjective

no·​dose ˈnō-ˌdōs How to pronounce nodose (audio)
: having numerous or conspicuous protuberances
nodosity noun

Word History

Etymology

Latin nodosus, from nodus

First Known Use

1687, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nodose was in 1687

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Cite this Entry

“Nodose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nodose. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

nodose

adjective
no·​dose ˈnō-ˌdōs How to pronounce nodose (audio)
: having numerous or conspicuous protuberances
nodosity noun
plural nodosities

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