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rosary

 [ro´zah-re]
a structure resembling a string of beads.
rachitic rosary a succession of beadlike prominences along the costal cartilages, in rickets.

ro·sa·ry

(rō'ză-rē),
A beadlike arrangement or structure.

rosary

/ro·sa·ry/ (ro´zah-re) a structure resembling a string of beads.
rachitic rosary  see under bead.
adjective Referring to periodic relatively homogeneous expansions or densities arranged in a linear fashion
noun periodic relatively homogeneous expansions or densities arranged in a linear fashion

ro·sa·ry

(rō'zăr-ē)
A structure consisting of bodies in linear sequence.

rosary

a structure resembling a string of beads.

rosary pea
see abrusprecatorius.
rachitic rosary
a succession of beadlike prominences along the costal cartilages, in rickets; caused by compression of metaphyses under pressure.
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Stephen added: "I brought my Rosary beads with me and I was scared the whole time I was there.
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The England international has seldom overtly discussed his Catholic faith, only once admitting he wears rosary beads round his neck in training.