(a.) Of or pertaining to Saturn, whose age or reign, from the mildness and wisdom of his government, is called the golden age.
(a.) Hence: Resembling the golden age; distinguished for peacefulness, happiness, contentment.
(a.) Of or pertaining to the planet Saturn; as, the Saturnian year.
(n.) Any one of numerous species of large handsome moths belonging to Saturnia and allied genera. The luna moth, polyphemus, and promethea, are examples. They belong to the Silkworn family, and some are raised for their silk. See Polyphemus.
(1) As Cassini sped past the Saturnian moon, researchers used Nasa's Deep Space Network of giant antennas to monitor signals reaching Earth from the spacecraft's onboard radio.
(2) The species belonging to the genera Cryptococcus and Hansenula with saturnian spores predominate in the rhizosphere of agricultural plants.
(a.) Born under, or influenced by, the planet Saturn.
(a.) Heavy; grave; gloomy; dull; -- the opposite of mercurial; as, a saturnine person or temper.
(a.) Of or pertaining to lead; characterized by, or resembling, lead, which was formerly called Saturn.
(1) The history of saturnine gout is almost as old as civilization itself.
(2) barks saturnine sheriff "Duke" Perkins, his smalltown beard quivering with indignation.
(3) Acute attacks in saturnine gout are frequently polyarticular and tophi rarely develop.
(4) "The more Smith talks about his role as reluctant pop star, the more the claustrophobic tone of Bastille's saturnine pop makes sense.
(5) The finely chiselled, rather saturnine features and piercing eyes were those of a colonial magistrate rather than a bland television personality.
(6) The clinical features of saturnine gout are essentially similar to those of primary gout; however, acute attacks tend to occur in the knee more frequently than the first metatarsophalangeal joint.
(7) Facebook Twitter Pinterest It also captures Kovtun, a saturnine figure in a dark jacket, who flew to London from Hamburg.
(8) Incomplete regression of paralysis and persistant biological abnormalities after chelating treatment were demonstrative of heavy saturnine load even though the toxic exposure was brief.
(9) Among these diseases, lead or saturnine poisoning (colica saturnina) caused by lead monoxide PbO, also known as litharge, was much dreaded (a 17th-century physician from Goslar wrote a treatise on "Lithargyrii fumo noxio morbifico, vulgo dicto 'pit cat'"); a miner's disease associated with phthisis and pareses of a then unknown etiology; and in some cases even with hookworm disease that was much later recognised as yet another professional disease of miners.
(10) One hundred fifty years ago a young but distinguished French scientist, L. Tanquerel des Planches, published a most comprehensive work dealing with almost every known clinical, epidemiological, and occupational aspect of lead poisoning, Traité des Maladies de Plomb ou Saturnines exposing in its second volume, Paralysie de Plomb ou Saturnine his invaluable experience on lead palsy.
(11) Young off-duty local waiters for the most part, sallow and saturnine or handsomely jowly, smoking furiously between sets in the high cold frozen sun before they diligently remount the high cold frozen metal stairs past a flutter of busy-bee BBC continuity wizards: loop-fed multilingual script editors with one eye and one ear on the monitor, one ear clamped to a headphone, chill mittened fingers rewinding pages, an impossible third ear half-tuned to shouted stage directions.
(12) The relationship of these studies with guanase and to the etiology and treatment of saturnine gout, which appears in humans suffering from lead poisoning, is discussed.
(13) Chronic lead exposure is also implicated in the development of saturnine gout and hypertension.
(14) This provides a quantitative insight of the previously described 'capillary activation' phenomenon, caused by lead encephalopathy and reveals it as a significant sequel of saturnine action.
(15) As an actor in rep in the 50s, Pinter was always cast as the saturnine heavy, the man who could turn nasty at any moment, and he retains that aura, a still energy, a volcano that might just blow.
(16) The relation of these findings to saturnine gout is discussed.
(17) If Michelle had dressed herself and her daughters for defeat, she could hardly have chosen anything more saturnine.
(18) The diagnosis of saturnine gout rests on the history of exposure to lead, clinical features of lead toxicity, biochemical confirmation of high serum lead levels and other biochemical abnormalities, and the exclusion of other forms of gout.