trigone

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /trɪˈɡəʊn/, /ˈtrʌɪɡəʊn/

NounEdit

trigone (plural trigones)

  1. (botany) One of the thickenings of the cell wall at the angles where several cells join.
    • 1992, Marie L. Hicks, Guide to the Liverworts of North Carolina, page 66
      Leaf cells are about 25–30 μm, with thin walls and bulging trigones.
    • 1992, Rudolf M[athias] Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, New York, N.Y.: Columbia University Press, →ISBN, page 4-5:
      The epidermal cells of the capsule wall of Jubulopsis, with nodose "trigones" at the angles, are very reminiscent of what one finds in Frullania spp.
  2. (anatomy) A smooth triangular area on the inner surface of the bladder, bounded by the apertures of the ureters and urethra; a similar region of a mitral valve

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trigone m (plural trigoni)

  1. stingray

AdjectiveEdit

trigone

  1. feminine plural of trigono

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AdjectiveEdit

trigōne

  1. vocative masculine singular of trigōnus