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Rima  n.  (pl. rimae)  (Anat.) A narrow and elongated aperture; a cleft; a fissure.






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"Rima" Quotes from Famous Books



... of the trachea and bronchial divisions appeared, when washed and freed from the black matter, red and softened. The lining membrane of larynx was partially ulcerated, and the rima glottidis slightly oedematous. There were various small lymphatic glands on the back part of the trachea, which ...
— An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis • Archibald Makellar

... congenital web of the vocal bands. Mackenzie removed a congenital papillomatous web which had united the vocal cords until the age of twenty-three, thus establishing the voice. Poore also recorded a case of congenital web in the larynx. Elsberg and Scheff mention occlusion of the rima ...
— Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine • George M. Gould

... collection, endorsed as 'in Sir Walter's own hand.' The handwriting resembles that of Ralegh in 1603. It comprises altogether 568 verses. Two short poems, of seven and fourteen lines, come first; and the manuscript terminates with an unfinished poem of seven stanzas in a variety of terza rima. The body of the contents consists of 526 elegiac verses, described in the manuscript as 'The twenty-first and last book of the Ocean, to Cynthia.' Archdeacon Hannah, in his Courtly Poets from Ralegh to Montrose, concludes, with some hesitation, that ...
— Sir Walter Ralegh - A Biography • William Stebbing

... an Heroic Poem, but the first Book of it is only extant. He wrote all these Poems in the Ottavo Rima of Tasso, or a Stanza of eight lines, six interwoven, and a Couplet in Base. His Plays and Poems were all printed together in folio, under the title of Recreations with the Muses, 1637, and dedicated to ...
— The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753) - Volume I. • Theophilus Cibber

... want of occupation, or to an excessive facility in stringing verses together. In Italy, at all events, it was rather due to an abundant sense of style, as is further proved by the mass of contemporary reports, histories, and even pamphlets, in the 'terza rima.' Just as Niccolo da Uzzano published his scheme for a new constitution, Machiavelli his view of the history of his own time, a third, the life of Savonarola, and a fourth the siege of Piombino by Alfonso the Great, ...
— The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy • Jacob Burckhardt

... number of more or less complete manuscripts of some extent. There is the manuscript of the translation of Homer's 'Iliad, in ottava rima (published in Venice, 1775-8); of the 'Histoire de Venise,' of the 'Icosameron,' a curious book published in 1787, purporting to be 'translated from English,' but really an original work of Casanova; 'Philocalies sur les Sottises des Mortels,' a long manuscript never published; ...
— The Memoires of Casanova, Complete • Jacques Casanova de Seingalt



Words linked to "Rima" :   urogenital cleft, mouth, rima vestibuli, rima glottidis, porta, rima pudendi, pudendal slit, vulvar slit, rima vulvae, terza rima, rima oris, glottis vera, oral cavity, rima vocalis, oral fissure, pudendal cleft, opening



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