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A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
ACANTHOID Adj. (Greek, akantha = spine + eidos = shape.) Spine-like; descriptive of a conical cuticular process or projection that resembles a spine or thorn. See Acanthus. Cf. Aculeiform; Penicilliform; Spiniform; Spiciform; Styliform; Trichoid.
A Comprehensive Medical Dictionary Containing the Pronunciation,etymology,and Signification of the Terms Made Use of in Medicine and the Kindred Sciences (1874)
With an Appendix,comprising a Complete List of All the More Important Articles of the Materia Medica,arranged According to the Medicinal Properties [etc.]. by Joseph Thomas
See Acanthoid, A-can thotd .
acanthoid, resembling a spinous process. acanthoma /ak′anthō′′mə/ [Gk, akantha + oma, tumor], hypertrophy that arises from the stratum spinosum and is localized rather than diffuse. It may be benign or ...
Mosby's Medical Dictionary (2013)
—acanthoid, adj. acanthamebiasis /okan'thomebi'osis/, a potentially fatal meningoencephalitis infection caused by Acanthamoeba castellani, a free-living ameboflagellate. It is commonly acquired by swimming in water contaminated by the ...
by John Wesley Tunnell
acanthoid. Spiny. accessory. Adding to the principal design; supplemental; additional. accessory lamellae. Calcareous plates in the hinge of certain bivalves ; ...
by D.C. Wareham
ACANTHOID Having the appearance of a spine; spiny. ACARIASIS Tick or mite infestation that occurs as ENDOPARASITOSIS but most often as ECTOPARASITOSIS. Newly captured reptiles, particularly snakes, tortoises and varanids, are ...
by UN Panda
Acanthoid Spineshaped, spinous. Acanthokeratodermia Hyperkeratosis. Acantholysis A term used in dermal pathology to denote dissolution of the layers of the epidermis. It is seen in such conditions as pemphigus vulgaris and keratosis ...
by Pei-Show Juo
Acanthoid See acantha. Acantholysis Destruction of the epidermis. Acanthoma Carcinoma of the epidermis ...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
acanthoid, resembling a spinous process. acantholysis /akމantholމisis/, loss of cohesion between keratinocytes, sometimes resulting in an intraepidermal blister. The cells are rounded.
— acanthoid, adj. cervical canal as charted on a Friedman curve. accelerator /aksel'. ;ra't9r/...
The 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)
acanthoid (a- kan'thoid), a. [(acantha, spine, + -oid. Cf. Acanthodes.] Spiny; spinous. Acanthoidea (ak-an-thoi'dë-á), n. pl. - see acanthoid and Acanthodes.] In conch., regular ...
acanthoid (a- kan'thoid), a. [(acantha, spine, + -oid. Cf. Acanthodes.]. Spiny; spinous. Acanthoidea (ak-an-thoi'dé-á), n. pl. [NL.: see acanthoid and Acanthodes.] In conch.
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)
acanthoid (a-kan'thoid), a. [(acantha, spine, + -oid. Cf. Acanthodes .]. Spiny; spinous. Acanthoidea (ak-an-thoi'dé-á), n. pl. [NL.: see acanthoid and Acanthodes.] In conch., regular Chitonidae, with insertion-plates sharp and ...
A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge, with a New Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney
_ acanthoid (a-kan'thoid), a. [< acantha, spine, + -oid. Cf. Acanthodes] Spiny; spinous. Acanthoidea. (ak-an-thoi'de-a), n. pl. [NL.: see acanthoid and Acanthodes.] In conch, regular Chiton'idw, with insertion-plates sharp and grooved externally, ...
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