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Engelsk navneord: bulb

1. bulb (om plante) a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure

Mindre specifikke termerstalk, stem

Mere specifikke termerbulbil, bulblet, onion, shallot, squill

2. bulb (om genstand) electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)electric light, electric-light bulb, incandescent lamp, light bulb, lightbulb

Mindre specifikke termerelectric lamp

Omfatter disse specifikke termerfilament

3. bulb (om genstand) a rounded part of a cylindrical instrument (usually at one end)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe bulb of a syringe.

Mindre specifikke termerpart, portion

Omfatter disse overordnede termermercury thermometer, mercury-in-glass thermometer, syringe

4. bulb (om form) anything with a round shape resembling a teardrop

Mindre specifikke termerround shape

5. bulb (i anatomi) lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe medulla oblongata is the most vital part of the brain because it contains centers controlling breathing and heart functioning.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)medulla, medulla oblongata

Mindre specifikke termerneural structure

Omfatter disse specifikke termerrespiratory center

Omfatter disse overordnede termerbrain stem, brain-stem, brainstem

6. bulb (i anatomi) a rounded dilation or expansion in a canal or vessel or organ

Mindre specifikke termeranatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure

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