alula


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

alula

(ăl′yə-lə)
n. pl. alu·lae (-lē′)
A small joint in the middle of a bird's wing, homologous with the thumb and bearing three or four quill-like feathers. Also called bastard wing.

al′u·lar (-lər) adj.
References in periodicals archive ?
The development projects were visited by the AlUla Coordination Council and the RCU CEO Amr AlMadani to review the progress under way and discuss the positive impacts they will create in the AlUla community, like increased connectivity and economic diversification.
As part of the project, Aman will develop three resorts, which will include a tented camp, a resort near AlUla's heritage areas, and a desert ranch-style resort.
The most well-known and recognised site in AlUla is Hegra, Saudi Arabia's first UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Under the terms of a technical services agreement, Aman will develop three luxury resorts including a tented camp, a resort near AlUla's spectacular heritage areas and a third development as a desert ranch-style resort.
The mere presence of a government in Beirut allows us to move forward," Al Alula said.
Alula could receive up to $175,000 from the Minnesota Job Creation Fund for growing its workforce and for investing in facilities.
Alula Borealis is about 400 light-years distant while Alula Australis is only around 26 light-years away.
Alula includes two security system specialists, that together create an advanced smart security platform designed to meet the needs of customers while simplifying business for professional security dealers, installers and integrators.
The extensor process is also attached to the alula via the extensor brevis alulae muscle, (1) which causes extension of the alula, abducting it from the carpometacarpus bone.
John runs a natural history tour company called Alula Birding.
* Corresponding author: Ilham Qattan, Professor of Medical Molecular Virology (MMV), Dean of the Applied Medical Sciences, AlUla Deputy University General Supervisor for PR & Conf, Board member of the Genes & Genetic Disease Center at Taibah University (TU), AlMadenah AlMonwara, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Tel: +966(0)148618888 Ext: 3609; E-mail: iqattan@taibahu.edu.sa
The prevalence of SCD in the various regions is reported to be as follows--Qatif (Eastern region): 0.170, Gizan (Southern region): 0.103, Mekka (Western region): 0.025, and Alula (Northern region): 0.081.