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Ambulacrum

Definition of the noun ambulacrum

What does ambulacrum mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ambulacra

  1. one of the five areas on the undersurface of an echinoderm on which the tube feet are located
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • more generic term: body part = any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
    • part of: echinoderm = marine invertebrates with tube feet and five-part radially symmetrical bodies

Alternative definition of the noun ambulacrum

noun

  1. [context: of an echinoderm] A row of pores for the protrusion of appendages such as tube feet.

Explanation

Ambulacrum: An ambulacrum is an architectural term for the atrium, courtyard, or parvise in front of a basilica that is surrounded by arcades or colonnades, often containing a fountain, and is surrounded by trees.

Phrases with Ambulacrum

  1. Turritella Ambulacrum
  2. Species Turritella Ambulacrum

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Google previewMemoirs of the Geological Survey of India (1880)

Palaeontologia Indica

The anterior odd ambulacrum is the longest, and is long and ovate; it is not closed ; and the zone of the right side is slightly shorter than the other. The anterolateral ambulacra are the shortest and narrowest; the terminal pairs of pores of the ...

Google previewA Monograph of the Tertiary Echinoidea of Kachh and Kattywar ... (1883)

The anterior odd ambulacrum is the longest, and is long and ovate ; it is not closed ; and the zone of the right side is slightly shorter than the other. The anterolateral ambulacra are the shortest and narrowest ; the terminal pairs of pores of the ...

Google previewMonograph on the British Fossil Echinodermata from the Cretaceous Formations (2015)

by Thomas Wright

The anterior single ambulacrum is a third wider than the pairs. According to Forbes it preserves nearly a uniform width, and is composed of plates which become contracted vertically throughout the upper half (fig. 2 a). Out of the thirty- seven ...

Google previewInvertibrate Zoology (2001)

by P.S.Verma

The anterior median ambulacrum is the largest and deepest bearing snorter but more numerous tube feet. Inter-ambulacral areas bear long, curved spines, while ambulacral areas bear only short, thin spines. Aristotle's lantern and teeth are ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

ambulacral groove See AMBULACRUM. ambulacrum (amb) In *Echinodermata, an area of the body surface, in most classes covered by ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (2013)

by Michael Allaby

ambulacral groove See AMBULACRUM. ambulacrum (amb) In *Echinodermata, ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Architecture (2015)

by James Stevens Curl, Susan Wilson

ambulacrum. 1. *Atrium, *court, or *parvis, sometimes with a *fountain in the centre, surrounded by *arcades or *colonnades, and often planted with trees, in front of a *basilica. 2. Any walk or avenue with formally arranged treeplanting.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

( ambulacrum + -aria.] 1. A branch or subkingdom of animals, constituted by the Echinodermata and Enteropneusta, and divided into Radiata and Bilateralia, the latter represented by the genus Balanoglossus alone. Metschnikoff. –2t.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1902)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

ward a sort of bilateral symmetry, as evidenced by the disposition of five ambulacra in two groups, an anterior trivium —under the odd ambulacrum of which is the mouth–and a posteriorbivium, ...

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

ambulacrum ambrotype a dark backing to the face of a thin negative on glass. The negative, as seen from behind, thus appears as a positive against the backing, the lights being ...

Google previewA Compleat English Dictionary (1788)

Oder Vollständiges Englisch-deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von Nathan Bailey Herausgegeben; Jetzt Aber Fast Ganz Umgearbeitet, Vermehret und Verbessert Von Anton Ernst Klausing, ... by Nathan Bailey

unepromenade, ambulacrum, ambulatio, ein Spaziergang; to take (fetch)a Walk, faire unepromenade, ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Natural History

They lie in each ray along two rows with a clear space between, as trees on either side of an avenue ; hence the whole band of them in each ray is called an ambulacrum (garden-walk). In the sea-urchin similar rows of the tube-like processes ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary (1914)

an encyclopedic lexicon of the English language by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

a petaloid ambulacrum, as that of a spatangoid or clypeastroid sea- urchin. See cuts under ambulacrum and petalostichous. petaled, petalied (pet ' aid), a. Having petals : generally used in composition: as, many-pei- aled; six- petaled.

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture (2013)

by Cyril M. Harris

ambulacrum Any promenade shaded by trees, ...

Google previewKritisch-etymologisches Wörterbuch der magyarischen Sprache, etc. (Magyaricae linguae lexicon critico-etymologicum, etc.). (1833)

by Gergely DANKOVSZKY

Sétáló-hely, ambulacrum, der Spaziergang. Sétika, ambulatiuncula, ein kleiner Spaziergang. Sétikálni, obambulare, langsamberumspazieren. Sete, sinister', link . Setét, sötét sötétes (skotites, axon'rqç, azon'mç, apud Pausaniam) tenebrosus, ...

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 (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

The tendency is away from radiiam and toward a sort of bilateral symmetry, as evidenced by the disposition of five ambulacra in two groups, an anterior tri- vlum — under the odd ambulacrum of which ia the mouth — and a posterior bfvluni.in ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

ambulacrum American bond ambulacrum [am'bya la'kram] plural, ambulacra. Invertebrate Zoology, in echinoderms, any of the five radial grooves along which the tube feet are located. ambulant see ambulatory. ambulatorial see ambulatory.

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Villa romana de Veranes. Ambulacrum (Pasillo).

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Scrabble value of A1M3B3U1L1A1C3R1U1M3

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