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Definition of the adjective actinal
What does actinal mean as an attribute of a noun?
- (of radiate organisms) located on the surface or end on which the mouth is situated
Alternative definition of the adjective actinal
- [zoology] Pertaining to the side or surface around the mouth in an animal that has radial symmetry such as a starfish.
- [zoology] Pertaining to the axis of rotational symmetry in radiate animals.
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actinal (ak'ti-nal), a. [K Gr. aktic (aktiv-), a ray, + -al.] In 206l. : (a) Pertaining to the side of a radiate animal which contains the mouth: equivalent to oral, ...
The Century Dictionary (1891)
An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney
actinal (tri-ak'ti-nal), a. [K triactine + -al.] Having three rays, as a sponge-spicule; ...
by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott
actinal a. [Gr. aktis, ray] 1. Star-shaped; pertaining to ...
by Hardev Bahri
«ihm 3ríVfwi actinal a.
Concise English Dictionary (2007)
by Wordsworth Editions, Limited
actinal > ak- tVnal, or ak'ti-nM) belonging to the radiating hands on the body of an echinoderm where the tube-like feel are. or to the region of the mouth and tentacles in Anthozoa. — n. actinia (-tin') a sea-anemone: — pi. actin'ine or ...
by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press
actinal Invertebrate Zoology, ...
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Scrabble value of A1C3T1I1N1A1L1
The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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