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Definition of the noun Demospongiae

What does Demospongiae mean as a name of something?

Demospongiae is a class of Porifera.

Phrases with Demospongiae

  1. class Demospongiae
  2. Order Demospongiae

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Google previewIntroduction to Natural Products Chemistry (2011)

by Rensheng Xu, Yang Ye, Weimin Zhao

Class Demospongiae is the largest group with the widest distribution. It is usual to observe the co-occurrence of symbiotic microbes in sponges[56]. Secondary metabolites from sponges include lipid, terpene, nitrogenous compound (alkaloid , ...

Google previewExploring Biology in the Laboratory (2012)

by Murrary P. Pendarvis, John L. Crawley

Class Demospongiae is the largest class of sponges, usually brilliantly colored with monaxonal or tetrax onal siliceous spicules, sometimes bound together by spongin. Members of this class have leuconoid canal systems. One family of this ...

Google previewMarine Sponges: Chemicobiological and Biomedical Applications (2016)

by Ramjee Pallela, Hermann Ehrlich

Among the sponges, Demospongiae is the largest and most diverse class, which unites sponges with siliceous spicules (either monaxonic or tetraxonic, never triaxonic) and/or with a skeleton of organic fibers or fibrillar collagen (Van Soest ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology (2016)

Demospongiae is the most speciose class, representing almost 85% of the phylum. These are the only sponges that have invaded freshwater and that developed carnivory. Hexactinellida are mainly deep-sea sponges and are the only ones ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

Thereare three recognized classes ofextant sponge: Demospongiae, Hexactinellida, andCalcarea (Table1).Some have suggested, with compelling evidence, thata fourth group (the Homoscleromorpha) be distinguished asa separate class.

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Demospongea See DEMOSPONGIAE. Demospongiae (Demospongea; phylum * Porifera) A class of sponges which occur in both marine and freshwater environments.

Google previewA Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (2013)

by Michael Allaby

Demospongea (Demospongiae) (phylum 'Porifera) A class of sponges that first appears in the 'Cambrian. The soft tissue of the skeleton is supported by siliceous 'spicules, each spicule consisting of either a single ray (monaxon) or four rays ...

Google previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Biology (2007)

by John Owen Edward Clark, William Hemsley

Myosporidea Sarcomastigophora Actinopodea Phytomastigophora Rhizopodea Zoomastigophora Sporozoa Piroplasmea Sporozea Porifera Calcaria Demospongiae Hexactinellida Sclerospongiae Cnidaria Anthozoa Hydrozoa Scyphozoa ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1914)

with a new atlas of the world : a work of general reference in all departments of knowledge

Of or pertaining to the Demospongiae. II. n.

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

DEMOSPONGIAE. A class of sponges (Porifera) of complex structure, including the sponges of commerce and the freshwater sponges. The members of this class have siliceous spicules which are never 6-rayed, a spongin skeleton, or a ...

Google previewZoological Articles Contributed to the "Encyclopaedia Britannica" (1891)

by Sir Edwin Ray Lankester

DEMOSPONGIAE. Tribe a. MoMAxoSIDA. }\ Order 1. MONAXONA. Family 1. TETHYID.E.—Skeleton consisting of radiately arranged strongyloxeas (except in the genus Chondrilla, which is without megascleres) and large spherasters.

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

Demospongiae (dé-mö-spon'ji-é), n. pl. [NL., < Gr. Ógog, the people (see deme2, 2), + aröyyoc, sponge.] In Sollas's classification of sponges, a subclass of Silicispongiae in which sexradiate spicules are absent. It is divided into two orders, ...

Google previewCompton's Pictured Encyclopedia (1922)

To Inspire Ambition, to Stimulate the Imagination, to Provide the Inquiring Mind with Accurate Information Told in an Interesting Style, and Thus Lead Into Broader Fields of Knowledge, Such is the Purpose of this Work by Guy Stanton Ford

Demospongiae, mixed types, skeleton of silica or ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary (1903)

An Original Work of Reference to the Words in the English Language, Giving a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use

Of, or belonging to, the Demospongiae.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: A work of Universal Reference in all Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World (1906)

Demospongiae (de-mo-spon' ji-e), n.. pi. [NL., < Gr. Srjjioc, the people (see deme2, 2), + aniyyoc, sponge.] In Sollas's classification of sponges, a subclass of Silitispongim in which sexradiate spicules are absent. It is divided into two orders, ...

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