transisthmian


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transisthmian

(trænzˈɪsθmɪən)
adj
1. (Anatomy) anatomy across an isthmus (a narrow strip of body tissue)
2. (Physical Geography) geography across an isthmus (a narrow strip of land)
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Multiple transisthmian divergences, extensive cryptic diversity, occasional long-distance dispersal, and biogeographic patterns in a marine coastal isopod with an amphi-American distribution.
Guerra 1931 (FLAS, NY); Santa Rita Ridge east of transisthmian highway, 300-500 m, 20.IX.1972 (fl), A.
For historical importance and historical significance are not the same things: while the opening of the transisthmian canal or the first automobile assembly line in 1914 are important rather than significant events, Mussolini's turn from international socialism toward a nationalist ideology, or the sudden jump in the American divorce rate--"minor" events, these--are significant rather than important.
Pemex is promoting transisthmian pipelines that would help it develop Asian markets.
Modern Panamanian history has been shaped by its transisthmian canal, which had been a dream since the beginning of Spanish colonization.
Tringali MD, Beter TM, Seyoum S, Berminigham E, Bartolacci D (1999) Molecular Phylogenetics and ecological diversification of the transisthmian fish genos Centropomus (Perciformis: Centropomidae).
President Grover Cleveland's administration intervened to protect these properties--especially the transisthmian railroad and the international telegraph cable.
He has also served on the corporate boards of the Transisthmian Pipeline Company and the Cerro Colorado Mining Development Corporation.
A new transisthmian railroad, built by the Kansas City Southern and M.I.
Between 1536-1539 Francisco Montejo planned the province's infrastructure and economic development around this transisthmian corridor.