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ROT

 
right occipitotransverse (position of the fetus).

ROT

Abbreviation for right occipitotransverse position.

rot

(rot),
To decay or putrify.
[A.S. rotian]

rot

(rot)
1. decay.
2. a disease of sheep, and sometimes of humans, due to Fasciola hepatica.

rot

(rŏt)
v. rotted, rotting, rots
v.intr.
To undergo decomposition, especially organic decomposition; decay.
n.
1. The process of rotting or the condition of being rotten: The rot spread quickly, rendering the bridge unsafe even for pedestrians.
2. Foot rot.
3. Any of several plant diseases characterized by the breakdown of tissue and caused by various bacteria, fungi, or oomycetes.

rot

Etymology: AS, rotian
1 v, to decay.
2 n, decomposition.

ROT

abbreviation for right occipitotransverse fetal position.

rot

(rot)
To decay or putrefy.
[A.S. rotian]

rot

decay.

rot fungus
Ceratocystis spp. on parsnip (Pastinaca spp.).
References in classic literature ?
My wife," he said, as he entered the room, "you were quite right; the olives are rotten, and I have recorked the vase so well that Ali Cogia will never know it has been touched.
Their parents stuffed the empty sack with three rotten vegetable marrows, an old blacking-brush and two decayed turnips.
See if you'll get a stranger to lead such a life here as that: a maggot must be born i' the rotten cheese to like it, I reckon.
Not so rotten as I should have expected," said Philip.
Cadwallader, "half the rotten eggs would mean hatred of your committee-man.
Her skipper's rotten bad with fever," Sheldon explained.
Pay its price to-day, and it would shift its present rotten policy to some other rotten policy; but it would never let up on morality and civic duty.
He was withered, and blind, and senile, gibbering and mowing like some huge ape as ever he turned and twisted, and twisted back again, the suspended head in the pungent smoke, and handful by handful added rotten punk of wood to the smudge fire.
What do you want in these sick and rotten cities of men?
It's a rotten world, when things can happen such as happened to your doctor.
Beneath the desk were a pair of spurred military boots, green and rotten with decay.
There they sat winking, while the summer-house was cleared of the rank growth that had choked it up, while the rotten wood-work was renewed, while all the murky place was purified with air and light.