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Definition of the noun Acanthias

What does Acanthias mean as a name of something?

Acanthias is a genus of Squalidae, described by Leach in 1818.

Acanthias is a genus of Squalidae, described by Müller & Henle in 1839.

Acanthias is a genus of Squalidae, described by Müller & Henle in 1839.

Acanthias is a genus of Squalidae, described by Bonaparte in 1838.

Acanthias is a genus of Squalidae, described by Risso in 1827.

Phrases with Acanthias

Phrases starting with the word Acanthias:

  1. Acanthias Commun
  2. Acanthias Linnei
  3. Acanthias Lebruni
  4. Acanthias Sucklii
  5. Acanthias Megalops
  6. Acanthias suckleyi
  7. Acanthias Vulgaris
  8. Acanthias Americanus
  9. Acanthias Antiguorum
  10. Acanthias blainville
  11. Acanthias blainvillei

Phrases ending with the word Acanthias:

  1. genus Acanthias
  2. Miodon Acanthias
  3. Polemon acanthias
  4. squalus acanthias
  5. Dihammus Acanthias
  6. Urobelus Acanthias
  7. Oneirodes acanthias
  8. Acalolepta Acanthias
  9. Monochamus Acanthias

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Google previewMarine Physiology Down East: The Story of the Mt. Desert Island Biological Laboratory (2015)

by David Evans

They concluded: “These experiments indicate that the rectal gland of Squalus acanthias is a salt secreting organ regulated by the adenyl cyclase- cyclic AMP ...

Google previewRetinas of Fishes (2012)

An Atlas by Mohamed A. Ali, Michel Anctil

Squa/us acanthias is a sluggish fish and a facultative schooling species; it may live at various depths along the coast. Dogfishes of the genera Centroscyllium and Etmopterus are confined in distribution to the deep sea and possess light ...

Google previewBibliographic Service for the Journal of Morphology, the Journal of Comparative Neurology, the American Journal of Anatomy, the Anatomical Record, the Journal of Experimental Zoology, the American Anatomical Memoirs ... (1922)

The ully differentiated gastric gland of Acanthias is an unbranched structure. The differentiation of two cell types does not occur.

Google previewProceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)

by American Association for the Advancement of Science

Acanthias is the designation of a shark, especially distinguished by the development of a spine at the front of each dorsal fin; the name is derived from aKavOa, spine, and the terminal element. Acontias is the name of "a quick- darting serpent," ...

Google previewContribution to the Structure and Development of the Vertebrate Head ... (1895)

by William Albert Locy

Squalus acanthias is an especially favorable ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World

The shark Squalut acanthias of the family Squalidce or Spinacidce, having similar teeth in both jaws, of subquadrate form, with nearly horizontal cutting Doge of ...

Google previewDictionary of Marine Natural Products with CD-ROM (2007)

by John W. Blunt, Murray H. G. Munro

of liver of Squalus acanthias.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

Acanthias (a-kan'thi-as) ...

Google previewIconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art (1851)

27, represents Spinax acanthias. Fam. 14. Scymnini. Dorsal fins without spines. Ex. : Scymnus. Fam. 15. Sciuatinini. Pectoral fins very broad, the base extending to the head, but separated by a fissure. At the bottom of this fissure are situated ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

Acanthias (a-kan'thi-as), m. [NL., (Gr. akav6taç, a kind of shark, prob. Squalus acanthias, (ikav6a, a thorn, prickle.]. A genus of sharks, containing such as the dogfish, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1896)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

This interruption of the continuity in the geographical distribution of shore fishes is exemplified by species as well as genera, for instance—Chimaera monstrosa, Galeus canis, Acanthias vulgaris, Acanthias blainvillii, Rhina squatina, Zeus ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1892)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge

Acanthias vulgaris and A. blain- rillii on British coasts ; the voracious Greenland Shark ( Licmargus borea/is), which attains a length of about 15 feet; the Black Dog-fish ( Centra- ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia: Dionysius to Friction (1896)

The Picked Dog-fish (Acanthias vulgaris), belonging to a different family ( Spinacidse), is more abundant off British coasts than any of the others. It measures about 3 feet in length, and is a voracious, prolific, hardy animal. It is not oviparous, ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: D-Jyp (1880)

by John Jamieson

The Piked Dogfish, Sqnalus acanthias, Linn.; but more frequently called dog, Orkney. " The Piked Dog-fish,— here known by the name of Кое, frequently visits our coasts ; and during the short time it continues, generally drives off every kind of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Food and Drink (2014)

by John F. Mariani

Anyof several species of small sharks, especially Mustelus canis, called “smooth dogfish,” “smooth dog,” “dusky smoothhound,” and “grayfish,” andSqualus acanthias, called“spinydogfish,” “spur dog,” “piked dogfish,” and “grayfish.” The name ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3A1N1T1H4I1A1S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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