1. .... (Anat.) A knobike protuberance of any part, esp. at the end of a bone or cartilage. Note: [See Illust. of Artiodactyla.]
2. .... (Anat.) The root, or one of the branches of the root, of a tooth. See Tooth. 4. (Mining) A niche in the side of an adit or shaft, for an air cou...
3. .... (Anat.) Any villous or hairy covering; a fine fiber or filament, as of the nerves.
4. .... (Anat.) A part between two joints; a segment; specifically, one of the phalanges.