- Without name; a term formerly applied to the large vessels in the thorax (now called the brachiocephalic trunk and vein) and the hip bone. SYN: anonyma. [L. innominatus, fr. in- neg. + nomen (nomin-), name]
* * *in·nom·i·nate (ĭ-nomґĭ-nāt) [L. innominatus nameless; in not + nomen name] not having a name; nameless. The term has been applied to certain structures better identified by their descriptive names, as the innominate (brachiocephalic) artery and the innominate (hip) bone.
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Innominate — In*nom i*nate, a. [L. innominatus; pref. in not + nominare to name.] 1. Having no name; unnamed; as, an innominate person or place. [R.] Ray. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) A term used in designating many parts otherwise unnamed; as, the innominate… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
innominate — in·nom·i·nate /in nä mə nət/ adj in the civil law of Louisiana: having no special name or designation compare nominate Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 … Law dictionary
Innominate — (from Latin innominatus meaning nameless ) can refer to: *The brachiocephalic artery *The brachiocephalic veins *The three large bones which form the hip boneInnominata, from the same root, is used in *Substantia innominata, a part of the brain… … Wikipedia
innominate — [i näm′ə nit] adj. [LL innominatus: see IN 2 & NOMINATE] 1. not named; anonymous 2. having no specific name … English World dictionary
innominate — adj. unnamed. Phrases and idioms: innominate bone n. Anat. the bone formed from the fusion of the ilium, ischium, and pubis; the hip bone. Etymology: LL innominatus (as IN (1), NOMINATE) … Useful english dictionary
innominate — adjective Etymology: Late Latin innominatus, from Latin in + nominatus, past participle of nominare to nominate Date: 1638 having no name ; unnamed; also anonymous … New Collegiate Dictionary
innominate — /i nom euh nit/, adj. having no name; nameless; anonymous. [1630 40; < LL innominatus unnamed. See IN 3, NOMINATE] * * * … Universalium
innominate — adjective Having no name; anonymous … Wiktionary
innominate — adj. anonymous, nameless … English contemporary dictionary
innominate — [ɪ nɒmɪnət] adjective not named or classified. Origin C17: from late L. innominatus, from in not + nominatus named … English new terms dictionary