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isth·mus

 (ĭs′məs)
n. pl. isth·mus·es or isth·mi (-mī′)
1. A narrow strip of land connecting two larger masses of land.
2. Anatomy
a. A narrow strip of tissue joining two larger organs or parts of an organ.
b. A narrow passage connecting two larger cavities.

[Latin, from Greek isthmos.]

isthmus

(ˈɪsθməs; ˈɪstməs; ˈɪsməs)
n, pl -muses or -mi (-maɪ)
1. (Physical Geography) a narrow strip of land connecting two relatively large land areas
2. (Anatomy) anatomy
a. a narrow band of tissue connecting two larger parts of a structure
b. a narrow passage connecting two cavities
[C16: from Latin, from Greek isthmos]
ˈisthmoid adj

isth•mus

(ˈɪs məs)

n., pl. -mus•es, -mi (-mī).
1. a narrow strip of land, bordered on both sides by water, connecting two larger bodies of land.
2. a relatively narrow passage or strip of tissue joining two cavities or parts of an organ.
[1545–55; < Latin < Greek isthmós narrow passage, isthmus]
isth′moid, adj.

isthmus

A narrow neck of land that joins two larger areas of land.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.isthmus - a relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger land areasisthmus - a relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger land areas
dry land, ground, solid ground, terra firma, earth, land - the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
2.isthmus - a cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structureisthmus - a cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure
tissue - part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function

isthmus

noun strip, spit the isthmus of Panama
Translations
بَرْزَخ
šíje
landtange
स्थलडमरूमध्य
földnyelvföldszoros
eiîi, grandi
zemesšaurums
šija
berzahkıstak
перешийок

isthmus

[ˈɪsməs] N (isthmuses or isthmi (pl)) → istmo m

isthmus

[ˈɪsməs] nisthme m

isthmus

nLandenge f, → Isthmus m

isthmus

[ˈɪsməs] nistmo

isthmus

(ˈisməs) noun
a narrow strip of land joining two larger pieces. the Isthmus of Panama.

isth·mus

n. istmo. 1. conducto estrecho que conecta dos cavidades o dos partes mayores; 2. constricción entre dos partes de un órgano o estructura;
aortic ______ de la aorta;
___ of auditory tube___ del tubo auditivo;
___ of the encephalon___ del encéfalo;
___ of the eustachian tube___ de la trompa de Eustaquio;
___ of the fauces___ de las fauces;
___ of the ureter___ de la uretra;
pharyngeal ______ de la faringe;
tubaric ______ tubárico.