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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ro·sa·ry

(rō'ză-rē),
A beadlike arrangement or structure.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

ro·sa·ry

(rō'zăr-ē)
A structure consisting of bodies in linear sequence.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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It has also become customary to meditate upon a group of mysteries on certain days of the week, unless one says the complete Rosary in a single day: the Joyful Mysteries on Mondays and Thursdays, the Sorrowful Mysteries on Tuesdays and Fridays, the Glorious Mysteries on Wednesdays and Saturdays, and the mysteries proper to the season on Sundays.
JOYFUL MYSTERIES Italians have fallen head over heels in love with cell phones, which they affectionately call telefonini.