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a tissue or membrane.
laryngeal web a common congenital malformation of the larynx, ranging from a thin, translucent diaphragm to a thicker, more fibrotic obstruction (see laryngeal atresia); it is spread between the vocal folds near the anterior commissure and may cause hoarseness, aphonia, and other symptoms.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


A tissue or membrane bridging a space.
See also: tela.
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1. A complex, interconnected structure or arrangement, as of fibers or filaments.
2. An abnormal membrane or fold of skin connecting adjacent structures, such as fingers or toes.
3. A membrane or fold of skin connecting the toes, as of certain amphibians, birds, and mammals.
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Informatics the Web, World Wide Web Online The Internet's worldwide, HTML-based, hypertext linked information system; a group of databases within the Internet that uses hypertext technology to access text, pictures and other multimedia with a mouse click ; the Web is an 'entity' on the Internet that ties it together so that all data is accessible simply and consistently. See Browser, FTP, HTTP, Internet, URL, WAIS, Web browser Medtalk A flattened tissue or membrane. See Esophageal web, Laryngeal web.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


A tissue or membrane bridging a space.
See also: tela
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Much in this approach is attractive, particularly the pronounced accent on the weblike interrelationship of praxis, truth, and knowledge, a concern (though differently expressed) at the heart of earlier theological movements (e.g., Newman and Blondel).
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This led intuitively to an extensive investigation of all types of weblike structures and their associations with lace--such objects and concepts as cane navigation grids, chicken wire and organic structures such as the woven net bags of PNG bilums and decorative and primitive binding of all types.
For a long time, astronomers thought that matter--which makes up everything in the universe--was distributed fairly evenly through space, with only small empty spaces and small spider weblike structures.
Working with a unique system of fiber optics, "Event Horizon" creates a shifting, illusory network of illuminated lines that traverse the space in weblike formations.
Stone's Family, Sex, and Marriage in England, 1500-1800 (1977) is a blockbuster analysis of the family's evolution through three stages--from large weblike structures devoid of emotional warmth to small enclaves of intense feeling--that tracks, as noted above, the Ariesian trajectory.