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Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

n. ( pl. alae) (in anatomy) a winglike structure; for example, either of the two lateral flared portions of the external nose or the winglike expansion of the ilium.

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Ala

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Among the Ibo people of Africa, Ala is a goddess whose life-size image sits on the porches of little wooden houses built in her honor. Ala is synonymous with earth ...

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Ala

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 70 words.

Among the Ibo people of Africa, Ala is a goddess whose life-size image sits on the porches of little

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ala

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(pl. alae).

1 Rectangular room on each side of the main cella of an Etruscan temple, each with its own door, approached from a deep portico.

2 Sm...

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ala n.

Edited by Robert Ireland.

in A Dictionary of Dentistry

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry. 64 words.

A wing-like structure such as the ala of the crista galli, part of the projection from the cribriform plate of

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ala-tragal line

Edited by Robert Ireland.

in A Dictionary of Dentistry

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry. 53 words.

A line from the lower border of the ala of the nose to the upper border of the *tragus

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ala-tragal line

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

A line from the lower border of the ala of the nose to the upper border of the tragus of the ear. It is used as a reference line in orthodontics, radiography, and the construction of...

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Ala, Joäo Dos Santos

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Religious Art; Christian Art; 18th-Century Art. 75 words.

Portuguese, 18th century, male.

Activec.1735.

Painter. Religious subjects.

A pupil of Andrea Gonçalves, Ala painted a St Dominic and a Way of the Cross, as well...

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Ala-Könni, (Martti) Erkki

Erkki Salmenhaara.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 202 words.

[Erik]

(b Ilmajoki, Feb 2, 1911; d Tampere, Sept 2, 1996). Finnish musicologist and folklorist. He studied at Helsinki Conservatory (1929–36) and under A.O. Väisänen at Helsinki...

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ala

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

n. ( pl. alae) (in anatomy) a winglike structure; for example, either of the two lateral flared portions of the external nose or the winglike expansion of the ilium.

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ala

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

symbol for a residue of the α‐amino acid l‐alanine, 2‐aminopropanoic acid (alternative to A).

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ALA

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

or

abbr. for δ‐aminolevulinate.

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ala

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

(pl. alae) [De]

1 Latin term for an auxiliary cavalry unit of either 500 or, more rarely, 1000 men.

2 An open room or rooms (alae) within a Roman...

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ALA

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 4 words.

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Ala

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

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Reference Entry. 2 words.

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Ala

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

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ALA

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

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ALA

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

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Reference Entry. 4 words.

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ALA

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

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Reference Entry. 4 words.

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ALA

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

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Reference Entry. 4 words.

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ALA

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 4 words.

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