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isthmus

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈɪsθ.məs/ /ˈɪs-/ specialized

isthmus noun [C] (LAND)

geography a narrow piece of land with water on each side that joins two larger areas of land: the Isthmus of Panama

isthmus noun [C] (IN BODY)

medical a narrow connection between two organ parts or structures in the body
Translations of “isthmus”
in Vietnamese eo đất…
in Spanish istmo…
in Thai คอคอด…
in Malaysian segenting…
in French isthme…
in German die Landenge…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地峽…
in Indonesian tanah genting…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地峡…
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