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Resembling a blood vessel; "angioid streak"noun a reddish, brown, or grey line in the fundus of the eye, resulting from degenerative changes in Bruch's membrane (a layer of the choroid) and often associated with systemic disorders such as Paget's disease of bone and various forms of anaemia.
Late 19th century. From angio- + -oid.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.