actini-
combining form see actin-

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  • actini- — actin , actini , actino ❖ ♦ Élément, du grec aktis, aktinos « rayon », qui sert à former des mots savants en sciences naturelles, en physique, etc …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • actini- — see actin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acontia — A*con ti*a, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ? a little dart.] (Zo[ o]l.) Threadlike defensive organs, composed largely of nettling cells (cnid[ae]), thrown out of the mouth or special pores of certain Actini[ae] when irritated. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Actinia — Ac*tin i*a, n.; pl. L. {Actini[ae]}, E. {Actinias}. [Latinized fr. Gr. ?, ?, ray.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) An animal of the class Anthozoa, and family {Actinid[ae]}. From a resemblance to flowers in form and color, they are often called {animal flowers}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Actiniae — Actinia Ac*tin i*a, n.; pl. L. {Actini[ae]}, E. {Actinias}. [Latinized fr. Gr. ?, ?, ray.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) An animal of the class Anthozoa, and family {Actinid[ae]}. From a resemblance to flowers in form and color, they are often called {animal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Actinias — Actinia Ac*tin i*a, n.; pl. L. {Actini[ae]}, E. {Actinias}. [Latinized fr. Gr. ?, ?, ray.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) An animal of the class Anthozoa, and family {Actinid[ae]}. From a resemblance to flowers in form and color, they are often called {animal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • animal flowers — Actinia Ac*tin i*a, n.; pl. L. {Actini[ae]}, E. {Actinias}. [Latinized fr. Gr. ?, ?, ray.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) An animal of the class Anthozoa, and family {Actinid[ae]}. From a resemblance to flowers in form and color, they are often called {animal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cnida — Lasso Lass o (l[a^]s s[ o]) n.; pl. {Lassos} ( s[=o]z). [Sp. lazo, L. laqueus. See {Lace}.] A rope or long thong of leather with a running noose, used for catching horses, cattle, etc. [1913 Webster] {Lasso cell} (Zo[ o]l.), one of a peculiar… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cnidocell — Lasso Lass o (l[a^]s s[ o]) n.; pl. {Lassos} ( s[=o]z). [Sp. lazo, L. laqueus. See {Lace}.] A rope or long thong of leather with a running noose, used for catching horses, cattle, etc. [1913 Webster] {Lasso cell} (Zo[ o]l.), one of a peculiar… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lasso — Lass o (l[a^]s s[ o]) n.; pl. {Lassos} ( s[=o]z). [Sp. lazo, L. laqueus. See {Lace}.] A rope or long thong of leather with a running noose, used for catching horses, cattle, etc. [1913 Webster] {Lasso cell} (Zo[ o]l.), one of a peculiar kind of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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