stria

noun \ ˈstrī-ə \

Definition of stria

plural striae play \ˈstrī-ˌē\
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 and Etymology of stria

Latin, furrow, channel — more at strike


Medical Dictionary

stria

noun \ ˈstrī-ə \

medical Definition of stria

plural striae play \ˈstrī-ˌē\
1 : striation 2
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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