Pneumonophora
Pneumonophora Pneu`mo*noph"o*ra, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a lung + fe`rein to bear.] (Zo["o]l.) The division of Siphonophora which includes the Physalia and allied genera; -- called also {Pneumatophor[ae]}. [1913 Webster]

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  • pneumonophora — pneu·mo·noph·o·ra …   English syllables

  • pneumonophora — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Holothurida — Holothurioidea Hol o*thu ri*oi de*a, n. pl. [NL. See {Holothure}, and { oid}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the classes of echinoderms. Note: They have a more or less elongated body, often flattened beneath, and a circle of tentacles, which are usually much …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Holothuridea — Holothurioidea Hol o*thu ri*oi de*a, n. pl. [NL. See {Holothure}, and { oid}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the classes of echinoderms. Note: They have a more or less elongated body, often flattened beneath, and a circle of tentacles, which are usually much …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Holothurioidea — Hol o*thu ri*oi de*a, n. pl. [NL. See {Holothure}, and { oid}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the classes of echinoderms. Note: They have a more or less elongated body, often flattened beneath, and a circle of tentacles, which are usually much branched,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Holothuroidea — Holothurioidea Hol o*thu ri*oi de*a, n. pl. [NL. See {Holothure}, and { oid}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the classes of echinoderms. Note: They have a more or less elongated body, often flattened beneath, and a circle of tentacles, which are usually much …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pneumatophore — Pneu*mat o*phore, n. [Pneumato + Gr. fe rein to bear.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Pneumonophora. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pneumophora — Pneu*moph o*ra, n. pl. [NL. See {Pneumonophora}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (Zo[ o]l.) A division of holothurians having an internal gill, or respiratory tree. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • πνευμονοφόρος — α, ο, Ν (το ουδ. πληθ. ως ουσ.) τα πνευμονοφόρα ζωολ. υφομοταξία γαστερόποδων μαλακίων τών οποίων η μανδυακή κοιλότητα έχει διαφοροποιηθεί σε πνευμονικό σάκκο. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. pneumonophora (< πνεύμων, ονος + φόρος*)] …   Dictionary of Greek

  • pneumonophorae — noun plural see pneumonophora …   Useful english dictionary

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