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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.
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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]
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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.
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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
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ALA

1. Alanine.
2. delta–Aminolevulinic acid, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
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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.
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Ala

Abbreviation for alanine.
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