alar


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to alar: Alar plate, Alar ligament

alar

[′ā·lər]
(biology)
Winglike or pertaining to a wing.
References in periodicals archive ?
Xhale's first product based on this technology, the Assurance[R] Nasal Alar SpO2[TM] Sensor, received marketing clearance in the United States and has received CE Mark approval.
She was talking that everyone that ate apples was going to get cancer from eating Alar residue and she ended up being wrong, it was en approved substance and later on they found out she was dead wrong.
In the Alar case the EPA decided, based on scientific studies, that the chemical posed unacceptable risks to public health.
Alar, which is no longer used in the apple industry, is a growth-enhancement chemical that was reported in 1989 to be a health hazard.
Included in this category are diagnostic x-rays, high-voltage electric power lines, Alar on apples, formaldehyde, breast implants--and hepatitis B in the health care workplace.
MIT astronomer Alar Toomre says the watermelon-shaped mass distribution is plausible but "is on equal footing" with other possible explanations for the radio-emission findings, including the notion that the Milky Way contains pockets of gas devoured from other galaxies.
I didn't tell him that I was writing an article on risk, and that Alar was very much on my mind.
The controversy was triggered after Alar -- the trade name for daminozide, a chemical used to make apples crisper and more colorful -- was branded as a possible carcinogen by an anti-insecticide lobby calling itself the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).
The production's creative team also includes cinematographer Alar Kivilo ("The Blind Side"), production designer Barbara Ling ("No Reservations"), costume designer Dayna Pink ("Bruno,") and editor Scott Gray ("The Boys Are Back").
Tragal cartilage grafts have been used as shield, alar contour, alar batten, lateral crural onlay, dorsal onlay, and infratip lobule grafts.
AlaR And he was involved last weekend as the Reds got their opening Champions Cup win at Sale, another late drop goal from Ian Keatley earning a 27-26 triumph.
Mae Ceinwen (Eiry Thomas) yn gaeth i'w chadair o flaen y tan ac mewn stad barhaol o alar am aelodau eraill ei theulu, sydd wedi marw fesul un, a'i gadael ar ei phen ei hun.