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gastric Tweet Definition of gastric Like Definition of gastric on Facebook
adjective
  1. Of or relating to the stomach.
gastrointestinal Tweet Definition of gastrointestinal Like Definition of gastrointestinal on Facebook
adjective (pos=gastro-, gastrointestinal, -)
  1. Of or pertaining to the stomach and intestines.
genital Tweet Definition of genital Like Definition of genital on Facebook
noun
  1. (rare) the genitalia
adjective
  1. of, or relating to biological reproduction
  2. of, or relating to the genitalia
  1. (psychoanalysis) of, or relating to psychosexual development during puberty
genitalia Tweet Definition of genitalia Like Definition of genitalia on Facebook
noun ; plural noun
  1. genital or sex organs
  2. a collection of genitals
genitals Tweet Definition of genitals Like Definition of genitals on Facebook
noun
  1. (alternative form of, genitalia)
genitourinary Tweet Definition of genitourinary Like Definition of genitourinary on Facebook
adjective
  1. (anatomy) of, or relating to the genital and urinary systems of the body together with their function, disease etc.
girdle Tweet Definition of girdle Like Definition of girdle on Facebook
noun
  1. That which girds, encircles, or encloses; a circumference
  2. A belt; especially, a belt, sash, or article of dress encircling the body usually at the waist, often used to support stockings or hosiery.
  3. The zodiac; also, the equator.
  4. The line of greatest circumference of a w:Diamond cut, brilliant-cut diamond, at which it is grasped by the setting.
  5. A thin bed or stratum of stone.
  6. The clitellus of an earthworm.
  7. A griddle.
verb (girdl, ing)
  1. (transitive) To gird, encircle, or constrain by such means.
  2. (transitive) To kill or stunt a tree by removing or inverting a ring of bark.
gladiolus Tweet Definition of gladiolus Like Definition of gladiolus on Facebook
noun (gladioli)
  1. (anatomy) The center part of the sternum.
  2. Any of several flowering plants, of the genus Gladiolus, having sword-shaped leaves and showy flowers on spikes; gladiola
glandular Tweet Definition of glandular Like Definition of glandular on Facebook
adjective
  1. pertaining to a gland or glands
a disorder
glans Tweet Definition of glans Like Definition of glans on Facebook
noun (pl=glans, pl2=glandes)
  1. The vascular body which forms the apex of the penis and the extremity of the clitoris.
  2. The acorn or mast of the oak and similar fruits.
  3. A goiter.
  4. A pessary.
  5. (rare) (plural of, glans)
glia Tweet Definition of glia Like Definition of glia on Facebook
noun
  1. The network of glial cells that supports nervous system tissue.
gluteal Tweet Definition of gluteal Like Definition of gluteal on Facebook
adjective
  1. (anatomy) Of or pertaining to the buttocks.
gluteus maximus Tweet Definition of gluteus maximus Like Definition of gluteus maximus on Facebook
noun (glutei maximi)
  1. The largest of the muscles of each buttock.
  2. (context, colloquial, humorous) The buttocks.
    Look at the gluteus maximus on that woman!
gnathic Tweet Definition of gnathic Like Definition of gnathic on Facebook
adjective
  1. pertaining to the jaw
  • 1990: "Want to get an idea of your index, and that mustache is in the way." " Thomas Pynchon, Vineland
gomphosis Tweet Definition of gomphosis Like Definition of gomphosis on Facebook
noun
  1. (anatomy) a type of fibrous, immovable joint such as the one between the teeth and the alveolar bone
gonad Tweet Definition of gonad Like Definition of gonad on Facebook
noun (plural: gonads)
  1. (anatomy) A sex organ that produces gametes; specifically, a testicle or ovary.
  2. (slang, used only in plural gonads) The testicles.
granule Tweet Definition of granule Like Definition of granule on Facebook
noun
  1. A tiny grain, a small particle.
  2. (geology) A fragment of rock etc., larger than a sand grain and smaller than a pebble.
  3. (astronomy) a small mark in the photosphere of the sun caused by convection currents. See also Wikipedia:Granule (solar physics).
groin Tweet Definition of groin Like Definition of groin on Facebook
noun
  1. the long narrow depression of the human body that separates the trunk from the legs
gullet Tweet Definition of gullet Like Definition of gullet on Facebook
noun (pluralgullets)
  1. The throat or esophagus
GUT Tweet Definition of GUT Like Definition of GUT on Facebook
initialism
  1. grand unification theory, Grand unification theory.

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