ungula
Unguis Un"guis, n.; pl. {Ungues}. [L., nail, claw, or hoof.] 1. The nail, claw, talon, or hoof of a finger, toe, or other appendage. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the terminal hooks on the foot of an insect. [1913 Webster]

3. (Bot.) The slender base of a petal in some flowers; a claw; called also {ungula}. [1913 Webster]


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  • UNGULA — inter isntrumenta hominibus excruciandis excogitata, memoratur Cypriano, ad Donatum, Hasta illis et gladius et carnifex praesto est, Ungula effodiens latera et deradens, Eculeus extendens etc. Prudentio Hymnô 2. D. Vincentii, v. 117. Ridebat haec …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Ungula — Un gu*la, n.; pl. {Ungul[ae]}. [L., a claw, hoof, from unguis a nail, claw, hoof.] 1. A hoof, claw, or talon. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geom.) A section or part of a cylinder, cone, or other solid of revolution, cut off by a plane oblique to the base;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ungula — / ungula/ s.f. [der. del lat. unguis unghia , con suff. dim.]. (zool.) [unghia del terzo dito degli equidi, ispessita fino a formare la suola della zampa] ▶◀ [➨ unghione (2)] …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • úngula — s. f. 1. Garra ou unha. 2. Saliência membranosa do ângulo interno do olho.   ‣ Etimologia: latim ungula, ae, unha, casco …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Ungŭla — (lat.), 1) Huf, Klaue; daher Ungulata, so v.w. Hufthiere; 2) U. ocŭli, so v.w. Flügelfell …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Ungula — Ungula, lat., Huf; ungulata, Hufthiere …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • ungula — [uŋ′gyo͞o lə] n. pl. ungulae [uŋ′gyo͞olē΄] [L, a hoof < unguis, a hoof, NAIL] UNGUIS (sense 2) ungular adj …   English World dictionary

  • ungula — /ung gyeuh leuh/, n., pl. ungulae / lee /. Bot. an unguis. [1350 1400; ME < L ungula a claw, hoof, talon, dim. of unguis UNGUIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • ungula — ùn·gu·la s.f. TS zool. → zoccolo {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1961. ETIMO: dal lat. ŭngŭla(m), dim. di unguis unghia , v. anche unghia …   Dizionario italiano

  • Ungula — nagas statusas T sritis gyvūnų raida, augimas, ontogenezė, embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Unguicula; Ungula ryšiai: platesnis terminas – ektoderma siauresnis terminas – antnagė siauresnis terminas – nago epidermis siauresnis terminas – nago… …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

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