exclave


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exclave

 [eks´klāv]
a detached part of an organ.

ex·clave

(eks'klāv),
An outlying, detached portion of a gland or other part, such as the thyroid or pancreas; an accessory gland.
[L. ex, out, + -clave (in enclave)]

exclave

/ex·clave/ (eks´klāv) a detached part of an organ.
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The accessory thyroid is an exclave of the thyroid.

ex·clave

(eks'klāv)
An outlying, detached portion of a gland or other part, such as the thyroid or pancreas; an accessory gland.
[L. ex, out, + -clave (in enclave)]

exclave

a detached part of an organ.
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Earlier this month, Russia flexed its muscle by airlifting the state-of-the art Iskander missiles to its westernmost Kaliningrad exclave bordering NATO members Poland and Lithuania.
The drills, which mobilised 9,000 soldiers and more than 55 naval ships, were carried out to test the military's combat readiness in Kaliningrad, an exclave that borders NATO members Lithuania and Poland.
Armenia exports electricity to Iran to compensate for the natural gas volumes it receives, while Azerbaijan repays Iran for the gas sent to its Nakhchivan exclave by exporting similar volumes to north east Iran.
Public prosecutors in Kalba, an exclave of Sharjah situated south of Fujairah, said that they ordered the detention of the Arab man in his early 20s after an investigation into the incident last week.
But rather than a move to join the anti-IS coalition, this now appears more aimed at protecting the tiny Turkish exclave inside Syria around the tomb of Suleyman Shah, the grandfather of the mediaeval founder of the Ottoman Empire, in case of attack by IS.
The residents of Barak exclave, located in Uzbekistan, were given land for building houses in Besh-Uy area of Kara-Suu district and the Barak residents started construction works, Osh region ambassador Sooronbay Jeenbekov visited the site.
NNA - Turkey warned on Saturday it would not hesitate to strike back at Islamic State jihadists if they attacked Turkish troops stationed at Ankara's exclave inside Syria.
MADRID, Sept 26 (KUNA) -- An alleged terrorist cell linked to the Islamic State group (ISIL) has been captured in a joint Spanish-Moroccan operation in Spain[euro]o's North African exclave Melilla, and Nador in Morocco, El Spais newspaper reported Friday.
In his letter, Suleymanov mentioned the plight of almost 400,000 people who live downstream from the decrepit Sarsang Reservoir - which Armenia has denied essential maintenance and now risks collapse - and the suffering of those living in the Nakhchivan exclave who remain cut off from the rest of their country due to the Armenian blockade.
Iran's exports natural gas to the isolated Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan via the Salmas-Nakhchivan pipeline.
Baku has a swap deal in which the NIGC supplies gas to its exclave of Nakhichevan - isolated from the rest of Azerbaijan by neighbouring Armenia - and pays the NIGC back by pumping similar volumes to northern Iran.
The last exclave to survive in the whole of England and Wales was the one illustrated by this map.