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Definition of Umbo

Umbo
Umbo Um"bo, n.; pl. L. Umbones, E. Umbos. [L.] 1. The boss of a shield, at or near the middle, and usually projecting, sometimes in a sharp spike. 2. A boss, or rounded elevation, or a corresponding depression, in a palate, disk, or membrane; as, the umbo in the integument of the larv[ae] of echinoderms or in the tympanic membrane of the ear. 3. (Zo["o]l.) One of the lateral prominence just above the hinge of a bivalve shell.

Meaning of Umbo from wikipedia

- Umbo may refer to: Umbo (bivalve), part of a bivalve s**** which was formed when the animal was a juvenile Umbo (eye), tiny depression in the center of...
- The umbo (plural umbones or umbos) is the vaguely defined, often most prominent, highest part of each valve of the s**** of a bivalve or univalve mollusc...
- ring called the annulus tympanicus or Gerlach's ligament. while the central umbo tents inward at the level of the tip of malleus. The middle fibrous layer...
- An umbo is a raised area in the center of a mushroom cap. Caps that possess this feature are called umbonate. Umbos that are sharply pointed are called...
- humans has a diameter of around 5.5 mm (0.22 in) and is subdivided into the umbo, foveola, foveal avascular zone, fovea, parafovea, and perifovea areas. The...
- s**** is called the beak, and the raised area around it is known as the umbo (plural umbones). The hinge area is the dorsum or back of the s****. The...
- sometimes referred to as the umbo, a small (150-200µm) center of the floor of the foveola; features elongated cones. The umbo is the observed point corresponding...
- biennial, rarely triennial, with each year's scale-growth distinct, forming an umbo on each scale, the cone scale base is broad, concealing the seeds fully from...
- Umbo, born Otto Maximilian Umbehr (January 18, 1902 – May 13, 1980), was a German photographer. Otto Umbehr was born in Düsseldorf and is known for his...
- include Chishinga, Lomotwa, Ngoma, Nwesi, Lala, Kabende, Luunda, Mukulu, Ng’umbo, and Unga, which is spoken by Twa pygmies and sometimes considered a separate...
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