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node British & World English

A point in a network or diagram at which lines or pathways intersect or branch

node English Thesaurus

the intersection of two or more such arteries would become major traffic nodes

lunar node British & World English

Each of the two points at which the moon’s orbit cuts the ecliptic

lymph node British & World English

Each of a number of small swellings in the lymphatic system where lymph is filtered and lymphocytes are formed

node of Ranvier British & World English

A gap in the myelin sheath of a nerve, between adjacent Schwann cells

antinode British & World English

The position of maximum displacement in a standing wave system

Ranvier's node in node of Ranvier British & World English

A gap in the myelin sheath of a nerve, between adjacent Schwann cells

sino-atrial node in sino-atrial British & World English

Relating to or denoting a small body of specialized muscle tissue (the sino-atrial node) in the wall of the right atrium of the heart, whose contractions regulate the heartbeat