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corona

 [kŏ-ro´nah] (pl. coro´nae, coronas) (L.)
crown; in anatomic nomenclature, an eminence or encircling structure that resembles a crown. adj., adj cor´onal.
corona radia´ta
1. the radiating crown of projection fibers passing from the internal capsule to every part of the cerebral cortex.
2. an investing layer of radially elongated follicle cells surrounding the zona pellucida of the ovum; it accompanies the oocyte during ovulation.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

crown

(krown), [TA]
1. Any structure, normal or pathologic, resembling or suggesting a crown or a wreath.
2. In dentistry, that part of a tooth that is covered with enamel. Synonym(s): corona [TA]
3. An artificial substitute for the part of a tooth that is normally covered with enamel.
[L. corona]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

corona

(kə-rō′nə)
n. pl. coro·nas or coro·nae (-nē)
1. Astronomy
a. A faintly colored luminous ring or halo appearing to surround a celestial body when viewed through a haze or thin cloud, especially such a ring around the moon or sun, caused by scattering or diffraction of light from suspended particulate matter in the intervening medium. Also called aureole.
b. The luminous irregular envelope of extremely hot and highly ionized gas located outside the chromosphere of the sun.
2. Architecture An overhanging part near the top of a classical cornice, having a flat outer face.
3. A cigar with a long tapering body and blunt ends.
4. Anatomy The crownlike upper portion of a bodily part or structure, such as the top of the head.
5. Botany A crown-shaped, funnel-shaped, or trumpet-shaped outgrowth or appendage of the perianth of certain flowers, such as a daffodil. Also called crown.
6. Electricity A faint glow enveloping the high-field electrode in a corona discharge, often accompanied by streamers directed toward the low-field electrode.
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corona of penis

A ridge of skin separating the penis head from the shaft, which corresponds to the “trailing” edge of the head.
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crown

(krown)
1. Any structure, normal or pathologic, resembling or suggesting a crown or a wreath.
2. dentistry That part of a tooth that is covered with enamel, or an artificial substitute for that part.
Synonym(s): corona [TA] .
[L. corona]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

corona

Any structure resembling a crown.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

corona

a trumpet-shaped outgrowth of the PERIANTH, as in daffodil flowers.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

crown

(krown)
1. [TA] In dentistry, that part of a tooth that is covered with enamel.
2. An artificial substitute for the part of a tooth that is normally covered with enamel.
[L. corona]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Blood parasites in hooded crows (Corvus corone comix) in northwest Italy.
Il merito del Cesarotti non e di avere superato il linguaggio delle tre corone fiorentine come modello di lingua scritta, ma di avere introdotto la liberta di arricchirlo con termini nuovi, derivanti dalla parte nobile di tutti gli idiomi italiani e stranieri, per "soddisfare ai bisogni progressivi e indefinibili di chiunque scrive, sente, e ragiona." (CESAROTTI, 1943, p.
corone were taken of single-species flocks with less than five individuals, and therefore are not represented in this analysis).
Zeno's investment in the tre corone reached beyond mere bibliophilia: the works of Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio informed the characters and themes of Zeno's oeuvre, crowning a number of his literary-theatrical creations with the gravitas and nobility of the Italian literary Trecento--that is, the gravitas and nobility of the most exemplary, most virtuous heroes of that period.
Paul Greengrass' thriller, starring Matt Damon, Greg Kinnear, Brendan Gleeson, Amy Ryan, Khalid Abdalla, Jason Isaacs, Antoni Corone and Igal Naor.
(27.) Schlumberger M, Hitzel A, Toubert ME, Corone C, Troalen F, Schlageter MH, et al.
I shall raise a glass to my friendship with corvus corone, wish him all the best and reflect on what's important in life.
These results coincide with those obtained in Spain at Hoya de Guadix [20] where the diets of the common raven, the carrion crow Corvus corone and magpie Pica pica include a large proportion of plant material, reaching 81% for the magpie, and included the same groups as in our case (Hordeum and Triticum species).