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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


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


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 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 Geology and Earth Sciences (2013)

by Michael Allaby

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

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 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 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 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.

Google previewLexicon Encyclion... (1745)

by Johann A Weber

Galleric, porrieus, pérgula, xyftus, pinacothe ca, ambulacrum, peridromis.

<SlaB /ûlt, Ъа malt gebiet/ ambuUtio, ambulacrum, ß) flets- ner, ambuiatíuncuia. f.

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

An appendage, Ambulacrum or Apotele ...

Google previewA Pentaglot Dictionary of the Terms Employed in Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology... (1845)

by Shirley Palmer

Gang einer Echinus, ambulacrum, Ainbu- lacre. Gauge, halbrunde im Ohre, semicircular canals in the ear, s. Demi-cireulaire. Gangliennerv, -nerven, pi., ganglionic nerve, s. Ganglionique. Gangliennervensystem,ganglionic nervous system, s.

Google previewספר תהלים The Book of Psalms, without points; corrected from the edition of Vander Hooght, with a key, grammar, literal English version, and lexicon, upon an improved plan, by John Reid (1821)

Ambulacrum, a gutter, or trough, for the flowing of water. Sr. m. Chald. Aspectus, the appearance; forma, the shape, R. "x" To behold. 2" an Litigare, to contend, or plead. 5" m. "a" f. "2"of Lis, contention. 2" m. Litigator, one who contends, ...

Google previewGarden History Reference Encyclopedia

Historic books etc on garden design and landscape architecture by Tom Turner

At an ancient villa near Brundusium our author found the ambulacrum, or covered walk, pretty entire .

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

The anterior ambulacrum is generally less developed than the rest. They form round the mouth grooves, where the holes are larger, and whence proceed ramified tentacula, like those of the Holothuriae. There are only four oviducal plates, ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

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Villa romana de Veranes. Ambulacrum (Pasillo).

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Ambulacrum Meaning

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Scrabble value of A1M3B3U1L1A1C3R1U1M3

The value of this 10-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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