\dˈɪplə͡ʊ], \dˈɪpləʊ], \d_ˈɪ_p_l_əʊ]\
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By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
from 'I double.' Diplosis, Meditullium, Medium Calvariae Discrimen. The cellular structure, which separates the two tables of the skull from each other. The ancients applied the term, also, to the proper coat of the uterus[?] -Rolfink, in Castelli. The Diploe has the same use as the cellular structure of bones in general. See Cancelli.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
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- relating to covered with or resembling freckles Freckled; speckled; bearing numerous small dots. Affected with lentigo.