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Definition of the adjective abactinal

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  1. (of radiate animals) located on the surface or end opposite to that on which the mouth is situated

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Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

verb verb, transitive abactinal a.

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Abactinal, abak′tinal, adj. (zool.) remote from the actinal area, without rays.—adv.Abac′tinally. Abaction, abak′shun, n. (law) the stealing of a number ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

idly without rays abactinal without real worth vain without reason insensate, motiveless without refinement coarse without religious faith faithless without reservation implicitly, outright, unconditionally, unreservedly without reserve brusquely, ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences (1898)

Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... by George Milbry Gould

Abactinal (aa-ra-') [a. æ, ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences, Including the Pronunciation... (1903)

by George Milbry Gould

Abactinal (ab-ab'-lz'n-al) [ab, away; actinal, the oral surface of a radiate animal].

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica: Con to Edw (1910)

are continued exothecally upon jointed outgrowths of the abactinal ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

abactinal Invertebrate Zoology, in radially symmetrical animals, of or relating to the side opposite the mouth; in echinoderms this area ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1914)

with a new atlas of the world : a work of general reference in all departments of knowledge

It consists of phanerozonia with opposite ambulacral ossicles and unually developed marginal plates, abactinal skeleton tes: sellate with irregular plates, and the whole test covered with membrane. The typical genus is Gymnasteria. astics, n.

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Scrabble value of A1B3A1C3T1I1N1A1L1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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