Definition of raphe. Meaning of raphe. Synonyms of raphe

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Definition of raphe

raphe
Rhaphe Rha"phe, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ??? seam, fr. ??? to sew. ] (Bot.) The continuation of the seed stalk along the side of an anatropous ovule or seed, forming a ridge or seam. [Written also raphe.] --Gray.
Raphe
Raphe Ra"phe (r[=a]"f[-e]), n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a seam or suture, fr. ? to sew or stitch together.] 1. (Anat.) A line, ridge, furrow, or band of fibers, especially in the median line; as, the raphe of the tongue. 2. (Bot.) Same as Rhaph?.

Meaning of raphe from wikipedia

- Raphe (/ˈreɪfɪ/; from Gr**** ῥαφή, "seam") has several different meanings in science. In botany and planktology it is commonly used when describing a seam...
- rostral, the raphe nuclei are known as the nucleus raphe obscurus, the nucleus raphe pallidus, the nucleus raphe magnus, the nucleus raphe pontis, the...
- The perineal raphe is a visible line or ridge of tissue on the human body that extends from the **** through the perineum. It is found in both males and...
- The term median raphe can refer to one of three different anatomical structures: The pharyngeal raphe The perineal raphe, also known as the "median r....
- Raphé can refer to: Rafe, a diacritic ֿ a short horizontal overbar placed above certain letters to indicate that they are to be pronounced as fricatives...
- The dorsal raphe nucleus is located on the midline of the brainstem and is one of the raphe nuclei. It has rostral and caudal subdivisions. The rostral...
- The palatine raphe (or median raphe or median palatine raphe) is a raphe running across the palate, from the palatine uvula to the incisive papilla. "Anatomy...
- columns: raphe nuclei (median), gigantocellular reticular nuclei (medial zone), and parvocellular reticular nuclei (lateral zone). The raphe nuclei are...
- The pharyngeal raphe is a raphe that serves as the origin and insertion for several of the pharyngeal constrictors (thyropharyngeal part of the inferior...
- The nucleus raphe magnus (called the nucleus raphes magnus by Terminologia Anatomica and some scientific publications), is located directly rostral to...
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