Definition of Pteron. Meaning of Pteron. Synonyms of Pteron

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Definition of Pteron

Pteron
Pteron Pte"ron, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a wing.] (Anat.) The region of the skull, in the temporal fossa back of the orbit, where the great wing of the sphenoid, the temporal, the parietal, and the frontal hones approach each other.

Meaning of Pteron from wikipedia

- Pteron (Gr. πτερον – pteron — wing) is an architectural term used by Pliny the Elder for the peristyle of the tomb of Mausolus, which was raised on a...
- around 510 B.C., with the stylobate measuring 21,00 x 43,00 m. The number of pteron column was 6 x 14. Dreros (Crete). The temple of Apollo Delphinios dates...
- infraorder Anisoptera (from Gr**** ἄνισος anisos, "unequal" and πτερόν pteron, "wing", because the hindwing is broader than the forewing). Adult dragonflies...
- An ornithopter (from Gr**** ornithos "bird" and pteron "wing") is an aircraft that flies by flapping its wings. Designers s**** to imitate the flapping-wing...
- height. It was surrounded by 36 columns. They called this part the pteron. Above the pteron there was a pyramid on top with 24 steps and equal in height to...
- Endopterygota (from Ancient Gr**** endon “inner” + pterón, “wing” + New Latin -ota “having”), also known as Holometabola, is a superorder of insects within...
- surrounded by a portico with columns. It is surrounded by a colonnade (pteron) on all four sides of the cella (naos), creating a four-sided arcade (peristasis...
- originates from the Gr**** helix (ἕλιξ) "helix, spiral, whirl, convolution" and pteron (πτερόν) "wing". English language nicknames for helicopter include "chopper"...
- Pterocactus (from Gr**** pteron, "wing", referring to the saucer-shaped seed of these plants) is a genus of the cactus family (Cactaceae), comprising 9...
- "Dermaptera", is Gr**** in origin, stemming from the words derma, meaning skin, and pteron (plural ptera), wing. It was coined by Charles De Geer in 1773. The common...
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