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Definition of the adjective actinal

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  1. (of radiate organisms) located on the surface or end on which the mouth is situated

Alternative definition of the adjective actinal


  1. [zoology] Pertaining to the side or surface around the mouth in an animal that has radial symmetry such as a starfish.
  2. [zoology] Pertaining to the axis of rotational symmetry in radiate animals.

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1895)

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, ...

Google previewThe 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; ...

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

actinal a. [Gr. aktis, ray] 1. Star-shaped; pertaining to ...

Google previewRājapāla aṅgrezī-Hindī pāribhāshika śabdakośa (1995)

by Hardev Bahri

«ihm 3ríVfwi actinal a.

Google previewConcise 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 ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

actinal Invertebrate Zoology, ...

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Actinal Meaning

Video shows what actinal means. Pertaining to the side or surface around the mouth in an animal that has radial symmetry such as a starfish.. Pertaining to the ...

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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