quadrigeminal

Four-fold. [quadri- + L. geminus, twin]

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quad·ri·gem·i·nal (kwod″rĭ-jemґĭ-nəl) [L. quadrigeminus] 1. fourfold, or in four parts; forming a group of four. 2. pertaining to the corpora quadrigemina.

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  • Quadrigeminal — Quad ri*gem i*nal, Quadrigeminous Quad ri*gem i*nous, a. [Quadri + L. gemini twins.] Fourfold; having four similar parts, or two pairs of similar parts. [1913 Webster] {Quadrigeminal bodies} (Anat.), two pairs of lobes, or elevations, on the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quadrigeminal — /kwod ri jemˈi nl/ adjective (L geminī twins) having four similar parts (also quadrigemˈinate and quadrigemˈinous) • • • Main Entry: ↑quadri …   Useful english dictionary

  • quadrigeminal — adjective Having four parts, or two pairs See Also: quadrigeminy …   Wiktionary

  • quadrigeminal — quad·ri·gem·i·nal …   English syllables

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  • Quadrigeminal bodies — Quadrigeminal Quad ri*gem i*nal, Quadrigeminous Quad ri*gem i*nous, a. [Quadri + L. gemini twins.] Fourfold; having four similar parts, or two pairs of similar parts. [1913 Webster] {Quadrigeminal bodies} (Anat.), two pairs of lobes, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quadrigeminal bodies — quad·ri·gem·i·nal bodies .kwäd rə jem ən əl n pl CORPORA QUADRIGEMINA * * * corpora quadrigemina …   Medical dictionary

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