Associations to the word «Compartment»


COMPARTMENT, noun. A room, or section, or chamber
COMPARTMENT, noun. One of the parts in which an area is subdivided.
COMPARTMENT, noun. (biochemistry) Part of a protein that serves a specific function.
COMPARTMENT, noun. (heraldry) A mound (often of grass) beneath the shield in a coat of arms on which the supporters stand.
COMPARTMENT, noun. (anatomy) A region in the body, delimited by a biological membrane.
COMPARTMENT SYNDROME, noun. A life-threatening condition of the limbs after an injury, when there is insufficient blood supply to muscles and nerves due to increased pressure within one of the body's compartments, such as an arm or leg.
COMPARTMENT SYNDROMES, noun. Plural of compartment syndrome

Dictionary definition

COMPARTMENT, noun. A space into which an area is subdivided.
COMPARTMENT, noun. A partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area.

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