strobil
Strobile Strob"ile, n. [L. strobilus a pine cone, Gr. ?: cf. F. strobole.] [Written also {strobil}.] 1. (Bot.) A scaly multiple fruit resulting from the ripening of an ament in certain plants, as the hop or pine; a cone. See {Cone}, n., 3. [1913 Webster]

2. (Biol.) An individual asexually producing sexual individuals differing from itself also in other respects, as the tapeworm, -- one of the forms that occur in metagenesis. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Strobila}. [1913 Webster]


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  • strobil — STROBÍL, strobili, s.m. 1. (zool.) Corpul inelat al teniei adulte. 2. (bot.) Con compact la unele conifere. – Din fr. strobile. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  strobíl s. m., pl. strobíli Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa …   Dicționar Român

  • strobil — noun see strobile * * * strobil variant of strouble v. Obs …   Useful english dictionary

  • strobil — o, «us (G). Anything that whirls; a top; a pine cone …   Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

  • strobil — strob·il …   English syllables

  • Strobila — Stro*bi la, n.; pl. {Strobil[ae]}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? anything twisted, a pine cone.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A form of the larva of certain Discophora in a state of development succeeding the scyphistoma. The body of the strobila becomes elongated, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strobilae — Strobila Stro*bi la, n.; pl. {Strobil[ae]}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? anything twisted, a pine cone.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A form of the larva of certain Discophora in a state of development succeeding the scyphistoma. The body of the strobila becomes elongated …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strobile — Strob ile, n. [L. strobilus a pine cone, Gr. ?: cf. F. strobole.] [Written also {strobil}.] 1. (Bot.) A scaly multiple fruit resulting from the ripening of an ament in certain plants, as the hop or pine; a cone. See {Cone}, n., 3. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • strobilaţie — strobiláţie s. f., pl. strobiláţii Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  STROBILÁŢIE s. f. înmulţire asexuată în meduze, pornind de la strobil, sau la tenie, pornind de la scolex. (< fr. strobilation) Trimis de raduborza …   Dicționar Român

  • strub- — *strub , *strup germ.?, Verb: nhd. steif sein ( Verb); ne. be (Verb) stiff; Rekontruktionsbasis: ahd.; Quelle: Personenname (v. 6. Jh.?); Etymologie: idg. *streubʰ …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • strob|i|la|tion — «STROB uh LAY shuhn», noun. an asexual form of reproduction in which segments of the body separate to form new individuals, as in tapeworms and scyphozoans. ╂[< strobil(a) + ation] …   Useful english dictionary

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