helicine definition

  • adjective:
    • regarding a helix; spiral.
    • Curled; spiral; helicoid; -- applied esp. to specific arteries of the cock.
  • others:
    • In anatomy: Coiled: as, the helicine arteries (the tiny coiling arterial twigs of penis or clitoris).
    • regarding the helix associated with ear: as, the helicine fossa.

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