Animalculum
Animalculum An`i*mal"cu*lum, n.; pl. {Animalcula}. [NL. See {Animalcule}.] An animalcule. [1913 Webster]

Note: Animalcul[ae], as if from a Latin singular animalcula, is a barbarism. [1913 Webster]


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  • Animalculum — miniatiūrinis organizmas statusas T sritis gyvūnų raida, augimas, ontogenezė, embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Animalculum ryšiai: platesnis terminas – nykštukas sinonimas – animalkulas …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • animalculum — noun see animalcule …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • animalculum — /an euh mal kyeuh leuhm/, n., pl. animalcula / leuh/. animalcule. [1670 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • animalculum — noun animalcule …   Wiktionary

  • animalculum — an·i·mal·cu·lum …   English syllables

  • animalculum — /ænəˈmælkjələm/ (say anuh malkyuhluhm) noun (plural animalcula /ænəˈmælkjələ/ (say anuh malkyuhluh)) → animalcule …   Australian English dictionary

  • animalculum —   n. (pl ula), archaic, microscopic animal, or, erroneously, plant.    ♦ animalcular, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • animalculum — noun microscopic organism such as an amoeba or paramecium • Syn: ↑animalcule • Hypernyms: ↑organism, ↑being * * * noun see animalcule * * * /an euh mal kyeuh leuhm/, n., pl. animalcu …   Useful english dictionary

  • Animalcula — Animalculum An i*mal cu*lum, n.; pl. {Animalcula}. [NL. See {Animalcule}.] An animalcule. [1913 Webster] Note: Animalcul[ae], as if from a Latin singular animalcula, is a barbarism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • animalcule — also animalculum noun (plural cules; also animalcula) Etymology: New Latin animalculum, diminutive of Latin animal Date: 1662 a minute usually microscopic organism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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