Ambulacral Am`bu*la"cral, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to ambulacra; avenuelike; as, the ambulacral ossicles, plates, spines, and suckers of echinoderms. [1913 Webster]

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  • Ambulacral — is a term typically used in the context of anatomical parts of the phylum Echinodermata or class Asteroidea. Echinoderms can have ambulacral parts that include ossicles, plates, spines, and suckers. For example, sea stars or star fish have an… …   Wikipedia

  • ambulacral — adj. Zool. Perteneciente o relativo a los ambulacros. ☛ V. pie ambulacral …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • ambulacral — ► adjetivo 1 ZOOLOGÍA Del ambulacro. FRASEOLOGÍA aparato ambulacral ZOOLOGÍA Sistema de locomoción de los equinodermos. * * * ambulacral. adj. Zool. Perteneciente o …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • ambulacral — adjective Date: 1836 of, relating to, or being any of the radial areas of echinoderms along which run the principal nerves, blood vessels, and elements of the water vascular system < ambulacral grooves > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ambulacral — {{#}}{{LM A02064}}{{〓}} {{[}}ambulacral{{]}} ‹am·bu·la·cral› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} Del ambulacro, o relacionado con este: • Los pies ambulacrales de la estrella de mar son sus órganos de locomoción.{{○}} …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • ambulacral — See ambulacrum. * * * …   Universalium

  • ambulacral — adjective Of or pertaining to an ambulacrum …   Wiktionary

  • ambulacral — am|bu|la|cral Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • ambulacral — am·bu·lac·ral …   English syllables

  • ambulacral — adjective pertaining to the ambulacra of radial echinoderms • Pertains to noun: ↑ambulacrum • Derivationally related forms: ↑ambulacrum • Topics: ↑zoology, ↑zoological science …   Useful english dictionary

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