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Definition of the adjective abactinal
What does abactinal mean as an attribute of a noun?
- (of radiate animals) located on the surface or end opposite to that on which the mouth is situated
- antonym: actinal
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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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
The 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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