Spicular
Spicular Spic"u*lar, a. [L. spiculum a dart: cf. F. spiculaire.] Resembling a dart; having sharp points. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • spicular — lə(r) adjective Etymology: probably from (assumed) New Latin spicularis, from New Latin spicula & Latin spiculum + Latin aris ar : of, relating to, or like a spicule : spiculate spicu …   Useful english dictionary

  • spicular — adjective see spicule …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • spicular — See spicule. * * * …   Universalium

  • spicular — adjective Of, pertaining to, or formed from spicules …   Wiktionary

  • spicular — Relating to or having spicules …   Medical dictionary

  • spicular — spic·u·lar || spɪkjÉ™lÉ™(r) / jÊŠl adj. resembling a needle, having sharp points …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spicular — spic·u·lar …   English syllables

  • spicular pouch — (NEMATA) A cuticular lined pouch that contains the spicules and is formed from the spicular primordia …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • spicular sheath — (NEMATA) A conical or tubular extension of the cuticle distally sheathing the spicules beyond the body profile …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • spicular muscles — (NEMATA) Muscles for the protraction and retraction of the spicules …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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