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Definition 1: a cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure - [noun denoting body]

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(isthmus is a kind of ...) part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function

Definition 2: a relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger land areas - [noun denoting object]

(isthmus is a kind of ...) the solid part of the earth's surface

"the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land" "the earth shook for several minutes" "he dropped the logs on the ground"

(... is an instance of isthmus) the isthmus joining North America and South America; extends from the southern border of Mexico to the northern border of Colombia

(... is an instance of isthmus) a narrow isthmus between the Gulf of Corinth and the Saronic Gulf; a canal crosses the isthmus so that navigation is possible between the gulfs

(... is an instance of isthmus) a narrow isthmus linking the Malay Peninsula to the Asian mainland

(... is an instance of isthmus) the isthmus that connects Central America and South America; was formerly called the Isthmus of Darien

"Balboa crossed the Isthmus of Darien"

(... is an instance of isthmus) the isthmus in northeastern Egypt that connects Africa and Asia

(... is an instance of isthmus) the narrowest part of southern Mexico is an isthmus between the Bay of Campeche on the north coast and the Gulf of Tehuantepec on the south coast

(... is an instance of isthmus) the isthmus between the Gulf of Finland and Lake Ladoga that connects Finland and Russia

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