isthmus definition

  • noun:
    • A narrow strip of land linking two bigger public of land.
    • structure A narrow strip of structure joining two bigger body organs or parts of an organ.
    • Anatomy A narrow passageway linking two bigger cavities.
    • A narrow strip of land, bordered on both edges by-water, and connecting two larger landmasses.
    • such narrow component connecting two bigger structures.
    • A neck or narrow slide of land through which two continents are connected, or wherein a peninsula is united toward mainland
    • A narrow strip of land bordered by water and connecting two bigger bodies of land, as two continents, a continent and a peninsula, or two elements of an island.
    • In botany and zoology, some connecting part or organ, especially when thin or joining components larger than it self.
    • The contracted passage from hole of mouth into compared to the pharynx.
    • In fishes, the lower area of the septum between the opposing gill-openings. It really is supported and stiffened because of the urohyal.
    • a cord-like structure connecting two larger components of an anatomical framework
    • a comparatively slim strip of land (with water on both edges) linking two bigger land areas

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