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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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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)
actinal (ak'ti-nal), a. [(Gr. akrig (ākruv-), a ray, + -al.] In coöl.: (a) Pertaining to the side of a radiate animal which contains the mouth: equivalent to oral, ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1901)
by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
actinal (ak'ti-nal), a, R. Gr. antic (äktiv-), a ray, + -al.] In zoöl.: (a) Pertaining to the side of a radiate animal which contains the mouth: equivalent to oral, ...
A Dictionary of Scientific Terms, Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition of Terms in Biology, Botony, Zoology, Anatomy, Cyctology, Embroyology, Physiology (1920)
by Isabella Ferguson Henderson, William Dawson Henderson
actinal (äk'flnäl, äktfnäl) a. [Gk. aktis, ray.] Appl. area oían echino- derm body in which the tube-feet are situated ; appl. the oral area with tentacles in Actinaria ( zool.). actine (äk'tln) я. [Gk. aktis, ray.] A star-shaped spicule (zool.). actinenchyma ...
An Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences, Including the Pronunciation... (1903)
by George Milbry Gould
away; actinal, the oral surface of a radiate animal]. In biology, aboral. Agassiz's term for the surface of radiates opposite to that having the mouth. Abactio (ab- abhs/ze-o) [abzlgera to drive away]. An abortion, or labor, artificially induced.
flat actinal region and sunken peristome, found abundantly in the Lower and Middle Cretaceous rocks. See ECHINODERMATA ; ECHINOIDEA. ECHINODERMATA, e-kl'nA-dSr'ma-ta (Neo- Lat. nom. pi., from Gk. ix'"<>'< echinos, hedgehog ...
The Encyclopaedic 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 by Robert Hunter
actinal.) Having five rays, arms, or branches. pen-tao-tin'd- da, ...
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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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