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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

abactinal a. [L. ab, from; Gr. aktis, ray] (ECHINOD) Of or pertaining to the area of the body without tube feet that normally does not include the madreporite; not situated on the ambulacral area; abambulacral. abactinally adv. abambulacral see ...

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 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 Chambers Dictionary (1998)

abactinal ab-ak-fi'ml or ab-ak'ti-ml. (:oo!) ...

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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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