pyla

noun py·la \ˈpīlə\

Definition of pyla

plural

pylas

\-ləz\ or

pylae

\-(ˌ)lē\
  1. :  the opening from the third ventricle into the aqueduct of Sylvius in higher vertebrates including man; also :  a corresponding opening on either side from the cavity of the optic lobe in some lower vertebrates

pylar

\-lə(r)\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of pyla

New Latin, from Greek pylē gate


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