alar definition by Webster's New World
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- of or like a wing
- having wings
Origin: Classical Latin alaris ; from ala, a wing: see aileron
alar definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Resembling, containing, or composed of wings or alae.
- Anatomy Concerned with the armpit; axillary.
Origin: Latin ālāris, from āla, wing.
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A trademark used for daminozide.
alar - Medical Definition
- Resembling, containing, or composed of wings or alae; axillary.
- Relating to the ala of such structures as the nose, sphenoid bone, and sacrum.