ala-, ali-, al- (Latin: wing).
ala, (singular), alae, (plural); any winglike projection or structure; lateral petal of papilionaceous flowers; membranous expansion on some seeds; basal lobe of moss leaves.
Wing-like; axillary; applies to ligaments, cartilages, etc.
Having a wing-like expansion, as of petiole (foot-stock of a leaf) or stem; broad-lipped, as with shells; winged.
Wing-shaped; applied to muscles, as in insects; an alternate term is "alary".
Relating to the wings of the nose ("alae nasi"), or flaring portions of the nostrils.
The wing-like portion of the sphenoid forming part of the cranium. Also: "ala temporalis".
The thorax of an insect when fused with the first segment of the abdomen.