Trel (trellia_chan) wrote in 1word1day,

Wednesday word: ranine

ranine: (rā'nīn')


1.  Relating to or characteristic of frogs.

2. (In medicine) Of or relating to the region beneath the tip of the tongue; specifically : constituting the branch of the lingual artery supplying this region or the corresponding vein which is a tributary of the facial vein

Origin: Latin rana "frog" + English -ine

(Sorry I missed last week... sick!)
Tags: adjective, english, latin, medical, r, wordsmith: trellia_chan

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