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Definition of the adjective acanthoid

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adjective

  1. shaped like a spine or thorn

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Google previewA 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.

Google previewA 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 .

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

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 ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Mosby

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Texas Seashells: Identification, Ecology, Distribution, and History (2010)

by John Wesley Tunnell

acanthoid. Spiny. accessory. Adding to the principal design; supplemental; additional. accessory lamellae. Calcareous plates in the hinge of certain bivalves ; ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Herpetological and Related Terminology (2005)

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 ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

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 ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Acanthoid See acantha. Acantholysis Destruction of the epidermis. Acanthoma Carcinoma of the epidermis ...

Google previewMosby'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.

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2013)

by Mosby

acanthoid, adj. cervical canal as charted on a Friedman curve. accelerator /aksel'. ;ra't9r/...

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)

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 ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

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.

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1904)

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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