Origin of xiClassical Greek xi, earlier xei
Xi in an old dictionary.
An example of xi is a letter you would see in the original version of Homer's Odyssey.
Origin of xiGreek xei, xī
From Ancient Greek Î¾Îµá¿– (ksei), Î¾á¿– (ksi).
- (soccer) A football (soccer) team of eleven players.
- -mab is the base suffix common to all monoclonal antibodies. (See that entry for full paradigm.)
The beginning of the word chimera, with the x reflecting both the Greek etymology and the idea of crossed/mixed cell lines
- It involves reduced activity of factor XI and is characterized by mild bleeding such as nosebleeds (epistaxis) or prolonged menstrual bleeding, or mild bleeding after tonsillectomies or dental extractions.
- CN XI: This nerve is usually examined by asking the patient to shrug shoulders (testing a muscle called the trapezius) and rotating the head to each side (testing a muscle called the sternocleidomastoid).
- After a great flood, Fu Xi and his sister were the only survivors and with the approval of the Emperor of Heaven procreated a new world with the help of clay figures that they turned into human beings.
- As part of their wedding ceremony, the couple took a piece of red paper and wrote the character XI on it and then wrote it a second time to symbolize their love.
- Factor XI (hemophilia C) deficiency is most often treated with plasma, since there are no commercially available concentrates of factor XI in the United States.