1. [ noun ] (biology,anatomy) any bulge or swelling of an anatomical structure or part
Related terms: solid_body_substance nodule
2. [ noun ] (anatomy,medicine,zoology) the source of lymph and lymphocytes
Synonyms: lymph_node lymph_gland
Related terms: lymphatic_tissue bubo axillary_node peter's_gland circulatory_system immune_system
3. [ noun ] (astronomy) a point where an orbit crosses a plane
Related terms: celestial_point ascending_node descending_node astronomy
4. [ noun ] any thickened enlargement
Synonyms: thickening knob
Related terms: convex_shape
5. [ noun ] (mathematics) a connecting point at which several lines come together
Related terms: connection
6. [ noun ] (physics) the point of minimum displacement in a periodic system
Related terms: antinode point physics
7. [ noun ] (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network
Synonyms: guest client
Related terms: computer computer_network computer_science
Similar spelling:   nod