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Meaning of "vomer" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD VOMER

From Latin: ploughshare.
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PRONUNCIATION OF VOMER

vomer  [ˈvəʊmə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VOMER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Vomer is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES VOMER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

vomer

Vomer

The vomer is one of the unpaired facial bones of the skull. It is located in the midsagittal line, and articulates with the sphenoid, the ethmoid, the left and right palatine bones, and the left and right maxillary bones. The vomer forms the posterior part of the nasal septum, with the anterior part formed by the ethmoid.

Definition of vomer in the English dictionary

The definition of vomer in the dictionary is the thin flat bone forming part of the separation between the nasal passages in mammals.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VOMER


adenocarcinoma
ˌædɪnəʊˌkɑːsɪˈnəʊmə
aroma
əˈrəʊmə
beachcomber
ˈbiːtʃˌkəʊmə
carcinoma
ˌkɑːsɪˈnəʊmə
chroma
ˈkrəʊmə
coma
ˈkəʊmə
diploma
dɪˈpləʊmə
glaucoma
ɡlɔːˈkəʊmə
homer
ˈhəʊmə
loma
ˈləʊmə
lymphoma
lɪmˈfəʊmə
melanoma
ˌmɛləˈnəʊmə
mesothelioma
ˌmɛzəʊˌθiːlɪˈəʊmə
myeloma
ˌmaɪɪˈləʊmə
noma
ˈnəʊmə
Oklahoma
ˌəʊkləˈhəʊmə
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ˈəʊmə
sarcoma
sɑːˈkəʊmə
soma
ˈsəʊmə
Tacoma
təˈkəʊmə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VOMER

volve
volvox
volvulus
vom
vomerine
vomeronasal
vomica
vomit
vomit comet
vomiter
vomiting
vomitive
vomito
vomitoria
vomitories
vomitorium
vomitory
vomitous
vomiturition
vomitus

WORDS THAT END LIKE VOMER

astronomer
baby boomer
baby-boomer
bloomer
boomer
comer
Cromer
customer
elastomer
enantiomer
gomer
groomer
ionomer
isomer
misnomer
monomer
newcomer
tautomer
up-and-comer
welcomer

Synonyms and antonyms of vomer in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «vomer» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VOMER

Find out the translation of vomer to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of vomer from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «vomer» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

犁骨
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vómer
570 millions of speakers

English

vomer
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

VOMER
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الميكعة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сошник
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vômer
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

vomer
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vomer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Vomer
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vomer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

鋤骨
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

vomer
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Vomer
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lá ngọn mía
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

vomer
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वॉर्म
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

vomer
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vomere
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

vomer
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сошник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

vomer
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

vomer
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vomer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Vomer
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vomer
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of vomer

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VOMER»

The term «vomer» is regularly used and occupies the 82.631 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VOMER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about vomer

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VOMER»

Discover the use of vomer in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to vomer and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Clinical Anatomy of the Nose, Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses
Perpendicular Plate of the Ethmoid Bone The anterior edge of the thin perpendicular plate of the ethmoid bone runs downwards and backwards from the anterior middle third of the nasal bone to reach the upper edge of the vomer immediately ...
Johannes Lang, 1989
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Whales of the World
They are nearly all of complex shape, number more than a dozen, and in most mammals, include the following: (a) two nasal bones (b) one vomer bone (c) two inferior turbinated bones (d) two lacrymal bones (e) two malar bones (0 two palate ...
Spencer Wilkie Tinker, 1988
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Developmental Juvenile Osteology
The vomer in the third trimester of fetal life is boat-shaped, consisting of two leaves of bone joined inferiorly into a single lamina with a flattened base (Fig. 5.60). Each leaf has a feathery free edge and is pointed and almost vertical anteriorly.
Louise Scheuer, Sue Black, Criag Cunningham, 2000
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The Osteology of Infants and Children
Developing intramembranously, the majority of the vomer ossifies during childhood and is not likely to be identifiable in the fetal skeleton. At birth, the vomer is a narrow wedge of bone with a superior furrow, known as the vomerine groove (fig.
Brenda J. Baker, Tosha L. Dupras, Matthew W. Tocheri, 2005
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The Geology and Paleontology of the Late Cretaceous Marine ...
The foramen praepalatinum occurs along the premaxilla-vomer suture. Anterodorsally, the vomer forms the floor of the nares. The lateral portions of the mushroom-shaped anterior region connect with the maxillae along the labial ridge.
James E. Martin, David C. Parris, 2007
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Craniosacral Biodynamics: The Primal Midline and the ...
The vomer and the two maxillae can become compressed or jammed together. The intention here will be to engage in a conversation about space, and the possibility of disengagement, not just of the tissue structures involved,but of the forces ...
Franklyn Sills, 2003
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The Human Bone Manual
ala or wing perpendicular plate posterior border ' nasopalatine groove RIGHT LATERAL,anterior is to the right POSTERIOR Figure 7.25 Vomer. Superior is up. Natural size. a. Alae, or wings, of the vomer are located on either side of a deep ...
Tim D. White, Pieter A. Folkens, 2005
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Photo Atlas of Skull Base Dissection: Techniques and ...
1.30 Cuneiform part of the vomer. The ala is the horizontal portion of the vomer bone, which articulates with the sphenoid bone, the sphenoid process of the palatine bone, and the vaginal process of the medial pterygoid. The ala is evident as a ...
Masahiko Wanibuchi, Allan H. Friedman, 2011
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Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
from the vomer; but on the left side their suture of connexion with the ethmoid has begun to disappear, and it scarcely comes into contact with the vomer. In the smallest skull, the sphenoidal spongy bones are perfectly free from the ethmoid on ...
‎1863
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Cranial Manipulation: Theory and Practice : Osseous and Soft ...
With ethmoid With maxillae and palatines A Anterior Inferior border W ith sp h e n o id W ith s e p ta l c a rtila g e B Alae Figure 7.15 A Left lateral view of vomer and its articulations. B Vomer at birth. VOMER The vomer is a plough- shaped ...
Leon Chaitow, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VOMER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term vomer is used in the context of the following news items.
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Week of June 17
Chad Vomer, son of Rock and Denise Vomer of Bethel Park, was named to the fall dean's list at Duquesne University's School of Pharmacy. A freshman, he was ... «The Almanac, Jun 15»
2
Spelling Bee has changed Nate for the better
... such as “schizognathous,” defined as “constituting or having an arrangement of the bones of the palate in which the vomer is narrow and pointed in front and ... «The Macomb Daily, May 15»
3
Katak Indonesiensis, Simbol Kebangkitan Nasional Indonesia
"Katak ini merupakan kelompok katak pohon yang tidak memiliki gigi Vomer," ungkap Amir. Gigi vomer merupakan sepasang gigi yang ada pada langit rahang ... «KOMPAS.com, May 15»
4
Clear That Stuffy Nose Now
This happens because when you do the above steps, the vomer bone, which is the bone that runs through your nasal passage to your mouth, rocks back and ... «LifeHacker India, Mar 15»
5
`Strange bedfellow frogs' (part II): pig-nosed or shovel-nosed frogs …
... both groups and discerned “more differences than similarities”, noting how brevicipitids and hemisotids differ conspicuously with regard to their vomer bones, ... «Scientific American, Feb 15»
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New Ankylosaur Discovered in New Mexico
... qj – quadratojugal; qjh – quadratojugal horn; snca – supranarial caputegulum; socc – supraoccipital; sqh – squamosal horn; tr – tooth row; v – vomer. Image ... «Sci-News.com, Sep 14»
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`It all begins with the Jewish nose'
... involves various procedures (in one exemplary case, “subcutaneous injections of melanotomanine … alteration of the palatine and vomer bone structures … «Haaretz, Aug 14»
8
Flash Android L Zip Using Custom Recovery
All thanks goes to recognized contributor Vomer. Time to begin… Boot into recovery, then unmount the system. Afterwards, choose the option to wipe the system, ... «Android Headlines - Android News, Jun 14»
9
Cunning Fish Use Polarized Light for Camouflage
Certain fish species, such as the lookdown (Selene vomer), can alter the way light reflects off them to hide from predators. Erich Schelgel. It's not easy to hide if ... «Discover Magazine, Apr 14»
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Pesce invisibile
Il carangide Selene vomer è un maestro nel nascondersi in acque aperte. La sua pelle, in grado di alterare la riflessione della luce polarizzata, gli permette di ... «National Geographic Italia, Dec 13»

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