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ala

 [a´lah] (pl. a´lae) (L.)
a winglike process. adj., adj a´lar, a´late.
ala na´si the cartilaginous flap on the outer side of each nostril.
 Ala nasi with major and minor alar cartilages. From Dorland's, 2000.

ALA

Abbreviation for δ-aminolevulinic acid.

Ala

Symbol for alanine or its monoradical or diradical.

a·la

, gen. and pl.

a·lae

(ā'lă, ā'lē),
1. Synonym(s): wing
2. Pronounced, longitudinal cuticular ridges in nematodes, usually found in larval stages (Ascaris lumbricoides), although occasionally present in adult worms (Enterobius vermicularis).
[L. wing]

ALA

aminolevulinic acid.

Ala

alanine.

ala

(a´lah) pl. a´lae   [L.] a winglike process.a´lara´late
ala na´si  wing of nose: the flaring cartilaginous expansion forming the outer side of each of the nares.
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The major and minor alar cartilages of the ala nasi.

ala

(ā′lə)
n. pl. alae (ā′lē)
1. Zoology A wing or winglike structure or part.
2. Anatomy A flat, winglike anatomic process or part, especially of bone.
3. Botany The flattened border of some stems, fruits, and seeds, or either one of the two side petals of certain flowers in the pea family.

ala

[ā′lə] pl. alae
Etymology: L, wing
1 any winglike structure.
2 the axilla. alar, adj.

Ala

abbreviation for the amino acid alanine.

ALA

abbreviation for aminolevulinic acid.

ala

(1) Undearm; fossa axillaris [NA6] 
(2) A winglike structure or process.

ALA

Abbreviation for:
alanine
alamethicin
American Laryngological Association
American Lung Association
delta-aminolevulinic acid, see there
Association of Local Authorities, see there
axiolabial Dentistry

ALA

1. Alanine.
2. delta–Aminolevulinic acid, see there.

ALA

Abbreviation for delta (δ)-aminolevulinic acid.

Ala

Abbreviation for alanine or its monoradical or diradical.

a·la

, pl. alae (ā'lă, ā'lē)
1. [TA] A winglike anatomic structure.
2. Pronounced, longitudinal cuticular ridges in nematodes, usually found in larval stages (Ascaris lumbricoides), although occasionally present in adult worms (Enterobius vermicularis).
[L. wing]

ala

a wing-like projection such as occurs on a bone, as an outgrowth of a petiole, or as a lateral outgrowth of flowers of the family Papilionaceae or of fruits or seeds dispersed by the wind.

Ala

abbrev. ALANINE.

Ala

alanine

ALA

alpha linolenic acid

ALA,

n.pr See acid, alpha-linolenic.

Ala

Abbreviation for alanine.

ala (ā´lə),

n winglike cutaneous-covered cartilaginous structure on the lateral aspect of the external naris of the nose.

ALA


Ala

alanine.

ala

pl. alae [L.] a winglike process, e.g. the cervical and caudal alae of nematodes; the wing-like structures at the esophageal and tail regions of the worm.

ala cinerea
an area on the floor of the 4th ventricle; the trigonum nervus vagi of the medulla oblongata.
ala lobuli centralis
a lobule of the rostral part of the cerebellar hemispheres that extends from the vermis.
ala nasi
the wing of the nose; the cartilaginous flap on the outer side of either nostril.
ala ossis illium
wing of the ilium.
sacral ala
the lateral parts of the base of the sacrum which carry the articular surfaces for the ilium and the transverse processes of the last lumbar vertebra.
ala spuria
the alula.
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