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zona

(ˈzəʊnə)
n
a zone or a beltlike encircling structure of the body
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zona - (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure
anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure - a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure"
zona pellucida - thick membrane around the mammalian ovum; can be penetrated by one sperm in the fertilization process; usually remains around the fertilized egg until it is implanted in the wall of the uterus
zonula, zonule - small beltlike zone
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
Translations

zo·na

n. zona.
1. área o capa específica;
2. herpes zóster.
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