Siphuncular Si*phun"cu*lar, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the siphuncle. [1913 Webster]

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  • siphuncular — See siphuncle. * * * …   Universalium

  • siphuncular — si·phun·cu·lar …   English syllables

  • siphuncular — (ˈ)sī|fəŋkyələ(r) adjective Etymology: New Latin siphunculus + English ar : of, relating to, or of the nature of a siphuncle …   Useful english dictionary

  • siphuncle — siphuncular, siphunculate /suy fung kyeuh lit/, siphunculated /suy fung kyeuh lay tid/, adj. /suy fung keuhl/, n. 1. (in a nautilus) the connecting tube that passes from the end of the body through all of the septa to the innermost chamber. 2.… …   Universalium

  • Siphuncle — The siphuncle is a strand of tissue passing longitudinally through the shell of a cephalopod mollusk. Only cephalopods with chambered shells have siphuncles, such as the extinct ammonites and belemnites, and the living nautiluses, cuttlefish, and …   Wikipedia

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  • Ammoniten — Historische Rekonstruktion lebender Ammonitentiere von Heinrich Harder. Als überholt gilt die Deutung der Arme als Cirren und der Anaptychen als Gehäusedeckel. Zeitraum …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • siphunculate — See siphuncular. * * * …   Universalium

  • mollusk — molluskan, molluscan /meuh lus keuhn/, adj., n. mollusklike, adj. /mol euhsk/, n. any invertebrate of the phylum Mollusca, typically having a calcareous shell of one, two, or more pieces that wholly or partly enclose the soft, unsegmented body,… …   Universalium

  • Dawsonoceratidae — Temporal range: ?UOrd ?M Dev Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Mollusca Class …   Wikipedia

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