3lized#, 3liz#ing 5< L nebula, mist (see NEBULA) + 3IZE6
1 to reduce (a liquid) to a fine spray
2 to spray (a diseased or injured surface) with a medicated liquid
nebulizer - over fifty years ago, a standard treatment of asthma was inhalation of a mist ot ephedrine produced in a small glass flask by a jet of air through a fine glass tube at
ninety degrees to the upper end of another fine glass tube whose other end was immersed
in the ephedrine solution. The air jet was produced by a rubber bulb and tube attached to
the air jet tube. .
neencephalon - this has to be a typo for neoencephalon, a term in desribing the evolution of the central nervous system.
nemo - remember Odysseuy telling the Cyclops his name was “Nemo” meaning nobody.
5Haw ncnc6 a grayish-brown Hawaiian goose (Branta sandvicensis) once nearly extinct
5NEO3 + 3LITHIC6 designating or of an Old World cultural period (c. 80003c. 3500 B.C.) characterized by polished stone tools, pottery, weaving, stock rearing, agriculture, and sometimes megaliths
the Neolithic the Neolithic period; New Stone Age
5Fr n=ologisme: see NEO3, 3LOGY, & 3ISM6
1 a new word or a new meaning for an established word
2 the use of, or the practice of creating, new words or new meanings for established words
ne[ol#o[gis4tic or ne[ol#o[gis4ti[cal
5NEO3 + 3PLASM6 an abnormal growth of tissue, as a tumor
Often a euphemism for cancer.
5LL neotericus < Gr nebterikos < nebteros, compar. of neos, NEW6 recent; new; newly invented
a modern person; one accepting new ideas and practices
5ModL neotenia < neo3, NEO3 + Gr teinein, to stretch: see TEND26 Zool.
1 the retention of juvenile characteristics in the adult
2 the development of adult features in the juvenile, as the attainment of sexual maturity in some larvae; paedogenesis
5LL nephriticus < Gr nephritikos < nephros, kidney: see NEPHRO36
1 of a kidney or the kidneys; renal
2 of or having nephritis
nephrolith - kidney stone
nephrolithotomy - surgical removal of a kidney stone
5L Nereis (gen. Nereidis) < Gr Ncrcis (gen. Ncrcidos) < Ncreus6 Gr. Myth. any of the sea nymphs, the fifty daughters of Nereus
5ME nesse < OE n+s & ON nes, akin to OE nosu, NOSE6 a promontory; headland: now chiefly in place names [Inverness]