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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 Trichocerca agnatha

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Google previewe-Study Guide for: Biological Science, Volume 2 by Scott Freeman, ISBN 9780321543318 (2014)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

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

Google previewIntegrated Principles of Zoology (2015)

Biology, Zoology by Cram101 Textbook 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 previewPhotographic Atlas for Physical Anthropology (2015)

by Cram101 Textbook 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 previewe-Study Guide for: Biological Science by Freeman, ISBN 9780321543271 (2013)

by Cram101 Textbook 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.

Google previewIntroduction To The Biology Of Marine Life (2015)

Biology, Biology by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Agnatha: Agnatha is a superclass of jawless fish in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata. The group excludes ...

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 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 previewStudy Resource for Gunstream's Biological Explorations: A Human Approach (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Agnatha: Agnatha is a superclass of jawless fish in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata.

Google previewe-Study Guide for: An Introduction To Zoology (2014)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

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

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 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 previewScience and Technology Encyclopedia (2000)

by The University of Chicago Press, Leszek Kołakowski

Agnatha essential to maintain altitude. A plane is pulled forward by a propeller, or is pushed by the reaction forces of hot expanding gases from one or more JET or rocket engines. The increased speeds of modern aircraft to supersonic ...

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 (2003)

by Michael Allaby

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

Google previewDictionary of Developmental Biology and Embryology (2012)

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 without jaws. See: gnathostomes. AIDS acquired ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Sciences (2012)

by Hanneke J.G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers

Agnatha 6 can be brought together by turbulence, Brownian movement (only particles < 1–8 um), by differences in settling rate or by organisms bringing particles together in feces, or pseudofeces. Small particles are easily attached to larger ...

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 previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

There are slightly more than 1,000 species of fish with cartilage skeletons, divided between the classes Agnatha and Chondrichthyes. The sharks and other cartilaginous fish are ...

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 previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

o Superclass Agnatha: the living forms are in the classes Myxini (hagfishes) ancl Cephalaspidomorphi (lampreys). — DERIVATIVES agnathan noun & adjective. — ORIGIN from modern Latin Agnatha, from A-1 ...

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 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 Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

Agnatha (ag'nā-thä), n. pl. [NL., neut. pl. of agnathus, jawless: see agnathous.] A section of geophilous gastropods destitute of jaws.

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Jaws (Agnatha)

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Scrabble value of A1G2N1A1T1H4A1

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