exclave


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exclave

 [eks´klāv]
a detached part of an organ.

ex·clave

(eks'klāv),
An outlying, detached portion of a gland or other part, such as the thyroid or pancreas; an accessory gland.
[L. ex, out, + -clave (in enclave)]

exclave

/ex·clave/ (eks´klāv) a detached part of an organ.
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The accessory thyroid is an exclave of the thyroid.

ex·clave

(eks'klāv)
An outlying, detached portion of a gland or other part, such as the thyroid or pancreas; an accessory gland.
[L. ex, out, + -clave (in enclave)]

exclave

a detached part of an organ.
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The 19-yearold woman was arrested as she crossed from Morocco into Spain's North African exclave of Ceuta.
POLAND plans to build six watchtowers along its border with Russian exclave Kaliningrad, according to reports.
RUSSIA plans to station state-of-the art missiles in its western-most Baltic exclave and deploy nuclear-capable bombers to Crimea as part of massive war games to showcase its resurgent military power amid tensions with the West.
A tactical fight training exercise took place in country's southern Stavropol Territory, naval drills were launched in the Sea of Japan and air defense units began exercises in the western Russia's exclave of Kaliningrad.
The tomb, which is a Turkish sovereign exclave, in accordance with Article 9 of the Treaty of Ankara signed between France and Turkey in 1921, was threatened in March 2014 by the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) as the radical militant organisation demanded that Turkey lowers its flag and withdraws troops guarding the site.
Earlier this month, Russia flexed its muscle by airlifting the state-of-the art Iskander missiles to its westernmost Kaliningrad exclave bordering NATO members Poland and Lithuania.
Armenia exports electricity to Iran to compensate for the natural gas volumes it receives, while Azerbaijan repays Iran for the gas sent to its Nakhchivan exclave by exporting similar volumes to north east Iran.
Public prosecutors in Kalba, an exclave of Sharjah situated south of Fujairah, said that they ordered the detention of the Arab man in his early 20s after an investigation into the incident last week.
The residents of Barak exclave, located in Uzbekistan, were given land for building houses in Besh-Uy area of Kara-Suu district and the Barak residents started construction works, Osh region ambassador Sooronbay Jeenbekov visited the site.
NNA - Turkey warned on Saturday it would not hesitate to strike back at Islamic State jihadists if they attacked Turkish troops stationed at Ankara's exclave inside Syria.
MADRID, Sept 26 (KUNA) -- An alleged terrorist cell linked to the Islamic State group (ISIL) has been captured in a joint Spanish-Moroccan operation in Spain[euro]o's North African exclave Melilla, and Nador in Morocco, El Spais newspaper reported Friday.
Iran's exports natural gas to the isolated Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan via the Salmas-Nakhchivan pipeline.