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Agnatha

Definition of the noun agnatha

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noun - plural: -

  1. superclass of eel-shaped chordates lacking jaws and pelvic fins: lampreys; hagfishes; some extinct forms

Alternative definition of the noun agnatha

noun

  1. An agnathan.

Phrases with Agnatha

  1. superclass agnatha
  2. Trichocerca agnatha
  3. Species Dikraneura Agnatha
  4. species Trichocerca agnatha

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Agnatha

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Google previewDictionary of Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine, and Translational Medicine (2017)

by Frank J. Dye

Agnatha the class of vertebrates consisting of the jawless fish; it includes two subclasses, Ostracodermi (extinct) and Cyclostomata (with two extant orders, lampreys and hagfish). agnatha means without jaws. See: gnathostomes.

Google previewPhotographic Atlas for Physical Anthropology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agnatha: Agnatha is a superclass of jawless fish in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata. The group excludes all vertebrates with jaws, known as gnathostomes. The agnathans as a whole are paraphyletic, because most extinct ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agnatha is a superclass of jawless fish in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata. The group excludes all vertebrates with jaws, known as gnathostomes. The agnathans as a whole are paraphyletic, because most extinct agnathans ...

Google previewIntroduction To The Biology Of Marine Life (2016)

Biology, Biology by CTI Reviews

Agnatha is a superclass of jawless fish in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata. The group excludes all vertebrates with jaws, known as gnathostomes. The agnathans as a whole are paraphyletic, because most extinct agnathans ...

Google previewBiological Science, Evolution, Diversity, and Ecology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agnatha is a superclass of jawless fish in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata. The group excludes all vertebrates with jaws, known as gnathostomes.

Google previewAnimal Diversity (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agnatha is a superclass of jawless fish.

Google previewBiology (2016)

Biology, Biology by CTI Reviews

Agnatha is a superclass of jawless fish in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata. The group excludes all vertebrates with jaws, known as gnathostomes.

Google previewBiological Science (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agnatha is a superclass of jawless fish in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata. The group excludes all vertebrates with jaws, known as ...

Google previewBiological Explorations, A Human Approach (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agnatha is a superclass of jawless fish in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata. The group excludes all vertebrates with jaws, known as gnathostomes. The agnathans as a whole are paraphyletic, because most extinct agnathans ...

Google previewLife of the Past (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agnatha is a superclass of jawless fish in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata. The group excludes all vertebrates with jaws, known as gnathostomes ...

Google previewZoology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agnatha is a superclass of jawless fish in ...

Google previewA Photographic Atlas of Marine Biology (2012)

by Gary D. Wisehart, Erin C. Rempala, Michael J. Leboffe

Agnatha is a paraphyletic clade of jawless fish and excludes all vertebrates with jaws. Extant species known as cyclostomes are monophyletic. Osteichthyes are generally considered to be the bony fish and include the Actinopterygii, which is ...

Google previewIntegrated Principles of Zoology (2016)

Biology, Zoology by CTI Reviews

Agnatha is a superclass of jawless fish in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata. The group excludes all vertebrates with jaws, known as gnathostomes. The agnathans as a whole are paraphyletic, because most extinct agnathans ...

Google previewLearning About Fishes, Grades 4 - 8 (2001)

by Debbie Routh

Agnatha is the oldest and simplest class. they are jawless, have no scales or paired fins, have cartilaginous skeletons, and live as parasites and scavengers. 3 . osteichthyes is the largest class.they have hinged jaws, scales, paired fins, lateral ...

Google previewPalaeobiology II (2008)

by Derek E. G. Briggs, Peter R. Crowther

The Agnatha is a paraphyletic grouping of jawless fish (see Section 1.3.2), including anaspids, arandaspids, astraspids, conodonts, galeaspids, hagfish, heterostracans, lampreys, osteostracans, pituriaspids, and thelodonts (see Janvier 1996); ...

Google previewDictionary of Biotechnology

by Dr K P Singh

Agnatha (means jawless) The Class Agnatha represents the most primitive ' jawless' vertebrates. MHC genes have been cloned from all vertebrate classes except Agnatha. Agonist A drug, hormone or transmitter substance that forms a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (1957)

by Michael Abercrombie, Clarence James Hickman, M. L. Johnson

Order of class Agnatha. Consists of lampreys and hagfish, the only living representatives of Agnatha (see Ostraco— dermi). Eel-like aquatic animals, with jawless sucking mouth, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Agnatha (Marsipobranchii; phylum *Chordata, subphylum *Vertebrata) A superclass of jawless, fishlike vertebrates that have suckerlike mouths and lack paired fins. The Agnatha includes some of the earliest primitive vertebrates as well as the ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Evolutionary Biology (2009)

by Elizabeth Owen, Eve Daintith

Hence craniates include the cyclostomes (Agnatha), the extinct placoderms ( Placodermi), cartilaginous fishes (Chondrichthyes), bony fishes (Osteichthyes), amphibians (Amphibia), reptiles (Reptilia), birds (Aves), and mammals ( Mammalia).

Google previewEncyclopedia of Theology (1975)

A Concise Sacramentum Mundi by Karl Rahner

from the level of the jawless fishes ( Agnatha), ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

All living vertebrates except the Agnatha have jaws, formed from the anterior pair of visceral arches. There are nine classes, including those known only from the fossil record: Agnatha, Placo- dermi, Acanthodii, Chondrichthyes, Oste- ichthyes.

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

All living vertebrates except the Agnatha have jaws, formed from the anterior pair of visceral arches. There are nine classes, including those known only from the fossil record: Agnatha, Placodermi, Acanthodii, Chondrichthyes, Osteichthyes, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Arctic (2012)

by Mark Nuttall

Two superclasses, Agnatha and Gnathostomata, within the phylum Chordata and subphylum Vertebrata encompass the species that are typically classified as fish. Agnatha are jawless, long, and cylindrical animals without ribs or paired fins ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

long dorsal spines jawUSS fishes Superclass Agnatha Lampieys and hagfishes (AWED FISHES Superclass Gnathostomata (includes all the groups below) Superclass Agnatha. page 453 CARTILAGWCXIS FISHES - Chondriehthyes- Class ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Agnatha [ag'na tha] Vertebrate Zoology, the most primitive of the eight vertebrate classes; a class of jawless fish including ostracoderms and cy- clostomes. Thus, agnathan. agnathia [ag ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

AGNATHA . . Ephemera . Day:sy. - ORTHOPTERA.—Eleventh Order of IN sects. FAM:11Es. G E N E R a. Locusta . . Locus. Acheta . . Cricket. Achrydium. extremely long and strong, for leaping - - - . GRY Llifor M1A & Gryllus . . Grasshopper.

Google previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Biology (2007)

by John Owen Edward Clark, William Hemsley

Copepoda Mystacocarida Ostracoda Chilopoda Diplopoda Insecta Pauropoda Chordata Cephalochordata Hemichordata Vertebrata Urochordata Enteropneusta Pterobranchia Agnatha Elasmobranchii Osteichthyes Amphibia Reptilia Aves ...

Google previewDictionary of Zoo Biology and Animal Management (2013)

by Paul A. Rees

affiliative behaviour affiliative exhibit afforestation Afrotropicalregion aftershaft agar plate age class age pyramid age structure agespecific mortality rate agglutination aggregation aggression aggressivemimicry Agnatha agonistic behaviour.

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

Plantae, Fungi, Protista, Monera; agnatha, amphibia, annelida, anthophyta, arachnida, arthropoda, aves, bryophyta, chondrichthyes, chordata, coniferophyta, crustacea, echinodermata, eumetazoa, eutheria, insecta, invertebrata, mammalia , ...

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Agnatha

Jaws (Agnatha)

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Scrabble value of A1G2N1A1T1H4A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of AGNATHA

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