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See definition of thickenings on Dictionary.com
  • as incoagulation
  • as ingrowth
  • as ingrowth

synonyms for thickenings

  • agglomeration
  • concentration
  • concretion
  • condensation
  • congelation
  • consolidation
  • curdling
  • embolism
  • inspissation
  • thickening
  • caseation
  • gelatination
  • incrassation
  • jellification

antonyms for thickenings

MOST RELEVANT
  • dispersal
  • separation
  • dissolution
  • melting
  • opening
  • thinning
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How to use thickenings in a sentence

In the new wing, protected by these thickenings, are air-tubes, which divide and branch into all parts of the wing.
LITTLE BUSYBODIESJEANETTE AUGUSTUS MARKS AND JULIA MOODY
These thickenings are the first rudiments of the ventral nerve ganglia.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
The ventral ganglionic thickenings are now developed in all the segments in the abdominal as well as in the thoracic region.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
The central thickenings constitute the so-called nuclear plate.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME II (OF 4)FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
These thickenings appear to give origin to the lateral ciliated plates.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME II (OF 4)FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
The latter arises as two independent thickenings of the epiblast, one on each side of the ventral furrow (fig. 157, Vg).
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME II (OF 4)FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
The supra-œsophageal ganglia are formed independently of the ventral cords as two thickenings of the procephalic lobes (fig. 205).
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME II (OF 4)FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
The supra-œsophageal ganglia originate as thickenings of the epiblast of the procephalic lobes.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME II (OF 4)FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
Special thickenings of the diffuse nervous layer of the epidermis occur in certain regions and along certain lines.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 2VARIOUS
Many diatoms possess thickenings of the cell-wall, visible in the valve view, in the centre of the valve and at each extremity.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 8, SLICE 4VARIOUS
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