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crustacean (Also crustaceans) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to crustacean

fairy_shrimp

  • noun small freshwater branchiopod having a transparent body with many appendages; swims on its back

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heterobasidiomycetes

  • noun category used in some classification systems for various basidiomycetous fungi including rusts and smuts
    subclass Heterobasidiomycetes.

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bryopsida

  • noun true mosses: bryophytes having leafy rather than thalloid gametophytes: comprises orders Andreaeales; Bryales; Dicranales; Eubryales; Sphagnales
    Musci; class Bryopsida; class Musci.

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skeleton

  • noun something reduced to its minimal form
    • the battalion was a mere skeleton of its former self
    • the bare skeleton of a novel
  • noun a scandal that is kept secret
    skeleton in the cupboard; skeleton in the closet.
    • there must be a skeleton somewhere in that family's closet

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chain

  • noun a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
    concatenation.
    • the chain of command
    • a complicated concatenation of circumstances
  • noun (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
    chemical chain.

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actinozoa

  • noun a large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and corals; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed
    class Actinozoa; Anthozoa; class Anthozoa.
  • noun sessile marine coelenterates including solitary and colonial polyps; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed
    anthozoan; actinozoan.

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mandible

  • noun the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
    jowl; lower jaw; submaxilla; lower jawbone; mandibula; mandibular bone; jawbone.

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euphausiacean

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meropodite

(Zoöl.) The fourth joint of a typical appendage of Crustacea.

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ecdysis

  • noun periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles
    moult; moulting; molt; molting.

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chelicerate

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling chelicerae
    cheliceral.

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roe

  • noun fish eggs or egg-filled ovary; having a grainy texture
    hard roe.
  • noun eggs of female fish

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oomycetes

  • noun nonphotosynthetic fungi that resemble algae and that reproduce by forming oospores; sometimes classified as protoctists
    class Oomycetes.

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monocule

(Zoöl.) A small crustacean with one median eye.

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asian

Of or pertaining to Asia; Asiatic. "Asian princes." Jer. Taylor. -- n. An Asiatic.

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zoea

(Zoöl.) A peculiar larval stage of certain decapod Crustacea, especially of crabs and certain Anomura. Written also zoæa. ✍ In this stage the anterior part of the body is relatively large, and usually bears three or four long spines. The years are conspicuous, and the antennæ and jaws are long, fringed organs used in swimming. The thoracic legs are undeveloped or rudimentary, the abdomen long, slender, and often without appendages. The zoëa, after casting its shell, changes to a megalops.

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morphology

  • noun the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants
  • noun studies of the rules for forming admissible words

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arachnoid

  • noun the middle of the 3 meninges
    arachnoid membrane.
  • noun air-breathing arthropods characterized by simple eyes and four pairs of legs
    arachnid.

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mill

  • noun a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
    factory; manufactory; manufacturing plant.
  • noun Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836)
    James Mill.

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class_reptilia

  • noun class of cold-blooded air-breathing vertebrates with completely ossified skeleton and a body usually covered with scales or horny plates; once the dominant land animals
    Reptilia.

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fairy

  • noun a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
    fay; faerie; faery; sprite.
  • noun offensive term for an openly homosexual man
    poove; nance; queen; fagot; pansy; poof; queer; pouf; faggot; fag.

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spidery

  • adjective relating to or resembling a member of the class Arachnida
    spiderlike; arachnoid; spiderly; arachnidian.

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stocki

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trematoda

  • noun parasitic flatworms (including flukes)
    class Trematoda.

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larval

  • adjective satellite immature of its kind; especially being or characteristic of immature insects in the newly hatched wormlike feeding stage
    • larval societies
    • larval crayfishes
    • the larval stage
  • adjective relating to or typical of a larva
    • the larval eye

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class_trematoda

  • noun parasitic flatworms (including flukes)
    Trematoda.

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ventral

  • adjective toward or on or near the belly (front of a primate or lower surface of a lower animal)
    • the ventral aspect of the human body
    • the liver is somewhat ventral in position
    • ventral (or pelvic) fins correspond to the hind limbs of a quadruped
  • adjective nearest to or facing toward the axis of an organ or organism
    adaxial.
    • the upper side of a leaf is known as the adaxial surface

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ascomycetes

  • noun large class of higher fungi coextensive with division Ascomycota: sac fungi
    class Ascomycetes.
  • noun any fungus of the class Ascomycetes (or subdivision Ascomycota) in which the spores are formed inside an ascus
    ascomycete; ascomycetous fungus.

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dorsum

  • noun the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
    back.
    • his back was nicely tanned
  • noun the back of the body of a vertebrate or any analogous surface (as the upper or outer surface of an organ or appendage or part)
    • the dorsum of the foot

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environment

  • noun the totality of surrounding conditions
    • he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room
  • noun the area in which something exists or lives
    surroundings; environs; surround.
    • the country--the flat agricultural surround

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tail

  • noun the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
  • noun the time of the last part of something
    fag end; tail end.
    • the fag end of this crisis-ridden century
    • the tail of the storm

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intersternal

(Zoöl.) Between the sternal; -- said of certain membranes or parts of insects and crustaceans.

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ommateum

(Zoöl.) A compound eye, as of insects and crustaceans.

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subclass_homobasidiomycetes

  • noun category used in some classification systems for various basidiomycetous fungi including e.g. mushrooms and puffballs which are usually placed in the classes Gasteromycetes and Hymenomycetes
    Homobasidiomycetes.

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pantotheria

  • noun generalized extinct mammals widespread during the Jurassic; commonly conceded to be ancestral to marsupial and placental mammals
    subclass Pantotheria.

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cephalothorax

(Zoöl.) The anterior portion of any one of the Arachnida and higher Crustacea, consisting of the united head and thorax.

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holothuroidea

  • noun class of echinoderms including the sea cucumbers
    class Holothuroidea.

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subclass_cnidosporidia

  • noun single-host parasites of lower vertebrates and invertebrates
    Cnidosporidia.

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micronekton

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division

  • noun an army unit large enough to sustain combat
    • two infantry divisions were held in reserve
  • noun one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
    section; part.
    • the written part of the exam
    • the finance section of the company
    • the BBC's engineering division

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orthopteran

  • noun any of various insects having leathery forewings and membranous hind wings and chewing mouthparts
    orthopterous insect; orthopteron.

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bivalvia

  • noun oysters; clams; scallops; mussels
    class Pelecypoda; class Bivalvia; class Lamellibranchia; Lamellibranchia.

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garden

  • noun a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
  • noun the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden

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wall

  • noun an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
    • the south wall had a small window
    • the walls were covered with pictures
  • noun anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
    • a wall of water
    • a wall of smoke
    • a wall of prejudice
    • negotiations ran into a brick wall

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placodermi

  • noun extinct group of bony-plated fishes with primitive jaws
    class Placodermi.

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infusoria

  • noun in some recent classifications, coextensive with the Ciliata: minute organisms found in decomposing infusions of organic matter
    subclass Infusoria.

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anthophyta

  • noun comprising flowering plants that produce seeds enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Angiospermae) and in others a division (Magnoliophyta or Anthophyta)
    division Anthophyta; Magnoliophyta; division Magnoliophyta; Angiospermae; class Angiospermae.

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tiliomycetes

  • noun category used in some systems to comprise the two orders Ustilaginales (smuts) and Uredinales (rusts)
    class Tiliomycetes.

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cirripedia

  • noun barnacles
    subclass Cirripedia.

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tailflip

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pigment

  • noun dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
  • noun any substance whose presence in plant or animal tissues produces a characteristic color

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pentastomid

  • noun wormlike arthropod having two pairs of hooks at the sides of the mouth; parasitic in nasal sinuses of mammals
    tongue worm.

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fan

  • noun a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces
  • noun an enthusiastic devotee of sports
    sports fan; rooter.

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exact

  • verb claim as due or just
    demand.
    • The bank demanded payment of the loan
  • verb take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
    claim; take.
    • the accident claimed three lives
    • The hard work took its toll on her

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adaptive

  • adjective having a capacity for adaptation
    adaptative.
    • the adaptive coloring of a chameleon

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condition

  • noun a state at a particular time
    status.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations
  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    precondition; stipulation.

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orthopteron

  • noun any of various insects having leathery forewings and membranous hind wings and chewing mouthparts
    orthopteran; orthopterous insect.

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class_thaliacea

  • noun small class of free-swimming tunicates; sometimes classified as an order
    Thaliacea.

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ginkgopsida

  • noun ginkgos: in some systems classified as a class and in others as a subdivision; used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta
    class Ginkgophytina; class Ginkgopsida; subdivision Ginkgophyta; Ginkgophytina; subdivision Ginkgophytina.

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anthozoa

  • noun a large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and corals; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed
    class Actinozoa; Actinozoa; class Anthozoa.
  • noun sessile marine coelenterates including solitary and colonial polyps; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed
    anthozoan; actinozoan.

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naturalist

  • noun an advocate of the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms
  • noun a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)
    natural scientist.

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subclass_selachii

  • noun sharks; rays; dogfishes; skates
    Selachii; subclass Elasmobranchii; Elasmobranchii.

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basidiomycetes

  • noun large class of higher fungi coextensive with subdivision Basidiomycota
    class Basidiomycetes.
  • noun any of various fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota
    basidiomycete; basidiomycetous fungi.

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queen

  • noun the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs
  • noun a female sovereign ruler
    female monarch; queen regnant.

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crustacean

  • noun any mainly aquatic arthropod usually having a segmented body and chitinous exoskeleton
  • adjective of or belonging to the class Crustacea
    crustaceous.

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cladoceran

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class_cestoda

  • noun tapeworms
    Cestoda.

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portunus_puber

  • noun crab of the English coasts
    English lady crab.

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gut

  • noun the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
    bowel; intestine.
  • noun a narrow channel or strait

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white_ant

  • noun whitish soft-bodied ant-like social insect that feeds on wood
    termite.

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biological

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biologic.
  • adjective of parents and children; related by blood
    • biological child

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hoplocarida

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supergiant

  • noun an extremely bright star of very large diameter and low density

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slipper

  • noun low footwear that can be slipped on and off easily; usually worn indoors
    carpet slipper.
  • noun a person who slips or slides because of loss of traction
    slider; skidder.

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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class_hepaticae

  • noun liverworts: comprises orders Anthocerotales; Jungermanniales; Marchantiales; Sphaerocarpales
    class Hepaticopsida; Hepaticopsida; Hepaticae.

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basipodite

(Anat.) The basal joint of the legs of Crustacea.

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subdivision_gnetophytina

  • noun gymnospermous flowering plants; supposed link between conifers and angiosperms; in some systems classified as a class (Gnetopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Gnetophytina or Gnetophyta)
    Gnetopsida; class Gnetopsida; Gnetophytina; Gnetophyta.

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amphineura

  • noun a class of Gastropoda
    subclass Amphineura.

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class_plectomycetes

  • noun class of fungi in which the fruiting body is a cleistothecium (it releases spores only on decay or disintegration)
    Plectomycetes.

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osteichthyes

  • noun a class of fish having a skeleton composed of bone in addition to cartilage
    class Osteichthyes.

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scyllarian

(Zoöl.) One of a family (Scyllaridæ) of macruran Crustacea, remarkable for the depressed form of the body, and the broad, flat antennæ. Also used adjectively.

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biomass

  • noun plant materials and animal waste used as fuel
  • noun the total mass of living matter in a given unit area

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holocephali

  • noun chimaeras and extinct forms
    subclass Holocephali.

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zoeæ

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leptostraca

(Zoöl.) An order of Crustacea, including Nebalia and allied forms.

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aves

  • noun (ornithology) the class of birds
    class Aves.

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horseshoe

  • noun game equipment consisting of an open ring of iron used in playing horseshoes
  • noun U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof
    shoe.

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arachnida

  • noun a large class of arthropods including spiders and ticks and scorpions and daddy longlegs; have four pairs of walking legs and no wings
    class Arachnida.

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deuteromycetes

  • noun form class; coextensive with subdivision Deuteromycota
    class Deuteromycetes.

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subclass

  • noun (biology) a taxonomic category below a class and above an order

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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carcinization

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class_ciliophora

  • noun class of protozoa having cilia or hairlike appendages on part or all of the surface during some part of the life cycle
    class Ciliata; Ciliata; Ciliophora.

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river_prawn

  • noun large Australian prawn
  • noun large (a foot or more) edible freshwater prawn common in Australian rivers
    long-clawed prawn; Palaemon australis.

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artemia_salina

  • noun common to saline lakes
    brine shrimp.

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class_hymenomycetes

  • noun used in some classifications; usually coextensive with order Agaricales: mushrooms; toadstools; agarics; bracket fungi
    Hymenomycetes.

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pierre

  • noun capital of the state of South Dakota; located in central South Dakota on the Missouri river
    capital of South Dakota.

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nauplii

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fossil

  • noun someone whose style is out of fashion
    fogey; dodo; fogy.
  • noun the remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil

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orthopterous_insect

  • noun any of various insects having leathery forewings and membranous hind wings and chewing mouthparts
    orthopteran; orthopteron.

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euryalida

  • noun basket stars
    subclass Euryalida.

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bird

  • noun warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  • noun the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
    fowl.

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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subclass_discomycetes

  • noun a large and taxonomically difficult group of Ascomycetes in which the fleshy fruiting body is disklike or cup-shaped
    Discomycetes.

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cephalocarida

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leg

  • noun a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
  • noun a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion

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orcokinin

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malacostracology

That branch of zoölogical science which relates to the crustaceans; -- called also carcinology.

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phyllopoda

(Zoöl.) An order of Entomostraca including a large number of species, most of which live in fresh water. They have flattened or leaflike legs, often very numerous, which they use in swimming. Called also Branchiopoda. ✍ In some, the body is covered with a bivalve shell (Holostraca); in others, as Apus, by a shield-shaped carapace (Monostraca); in others, like Artemia, there is no carapace, and the body is regularly segmented. Sometimes the group is made to include also the Cladocera.

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phylum_arthropoda

  • noun jointed-foot invertebrates: arachnids; crustaceans; insects; millipedes; centipedes
    Arthropoda.

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ibis

  • noun wading birds of warm regions having long slender down-curved bills

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class_pelecypoda

  • noun oysters; clams; scallops; mussels
    Bivalvia; class Bivalvia; class Lamellibranchia; Lamellibranchia.

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other

  • adjective not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied
    • today isn't any other day"- the White Queen
    • the construction of highways and other public works
    • he asked for other employment
    • any other person would tell the truth
    • his other books are still in storage
    • then we looked at the other house
    • hearing was good in his other ear
    • the other sex
    • she lived on the other side of the street from me
    • went in the other direction
  • adjective satellite recently past
    • the other evening

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subclass_malacostraca

  • noun largest subclass of Crustacea including most of the well-known marine, freshwater, and terrestrial crustaceans: crabs; lobsters; shrimps; sow bugs; beach flies
    Malacostraca.

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polychelids

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subclass_heterobasidiomycetes

  • noun category used in some classification systems for various basidiomycetous fungi including rusts and smuts
    Heterobasidiomycetes.

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lycopodineae

  • noun alternative designation for the class Lycopsida
    class Lycopodineae.

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class_sarcodina

  • noun characterized by the formation of pseudopods for locomotion and taking food: Actinopoda; Rhizopoda
    Sarcodina.

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sand_hopper

  • noun small amphipod crustaceans that hop like fleas; common on ocean beaches
    sand flea; beach flea; sandhopper.

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long-clawed_prawn

  • noun large (a foot or more) edible freshwater prawn common in Australian rivers
    river prawn; Palaemon australis.

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pea

  • noun seed of a pea plant used for food
  • noun the fruit or seed of a pea plant

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biodiversity

  • noun the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole)
    • a high level of biodiversity is desirable

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plicatoperipatus_jamaicensis

  • noun a kind of onychophoran

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diatomophyceae

  • noun marine and freshwater eukaryotic algae: diatoms
    Bacillariophyceae; class Bacillariophyceae; class Diatomophyceae.

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trichopterous_insect

  • noun caddis fly
    trichopteran; trichopteron.

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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larger

  • adjective satellite large or big relative to something else
    bigger.
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large; big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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snapping_shrimp

  • noun small shrimp that makes a snapping noise with one of their enlarged chelae
    pistol shrimp.

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mantis

  • noun predacious long-bodied large-eyed insect of warm regions; rests with forelimbs raised as in prayer
    mantid.

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seed_shrimp

  • noun tiny marine and freshwater crustaceans with a shrimp-like body enclosed in a bivalve shell
    ostracod; mussel shrimp.

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copepoda

  • noun minute planktonic or parasitic crustaceans
    subclass Copepoda.

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endopleurite

(Zoöl.) The portion of each apodeme developed from the interepimeral membrane in certain crustaceans.

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mammalia

  • noun warm-blooded vertebrates characterized by mammary glands in the female
    class Mammalia.

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leptostracans

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parthenogenesis

  • noun human conception without fertilization by a man
    parthenogeny; virgin birth.
  • noun process in which an unfertilized egg develops into a new individual; common among insects and some other arthropods
    parthenogeny.

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japanese_crab

  • noun crabmeat usually canned; from Japan

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hominoidea

  • noun anthropoid apes and human beings
    superfamily Hominoidea.

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alismatidae

  • noun one of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones; comprises about 500 species in 14 families of aquatic and semiaquatic herbs
    subclass Alismatidae.

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zygomycetes

  • noun class of fungi coextensive with subdivision Zygomycota
    class Zygomycetes.

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carl

A rude, rustic man; a churl.
The miller was a stout carl. Chaucer.

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classification

  • noun the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
    categorisation; categorization; compartmentalization; compartmentalisation; assortment.
  • noun a group of people or things arranged by class or category
    categorisation; categorization.

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instar

  • noun an insect or other arthropod between molts

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dipterous

  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to the Diptera

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dictyopterous_insect

  • noun cockroaches and mantids

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triassic_period

  • noun from 230 million to 190 million years ago; dinosaurs, marine reptiles; volcanic activity
    Triassic.

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county

  • noun (United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government
    • the county has a population of 12,345 people
  • noun (United States) the largest administrative district within a state
    • the county plans to build a new road

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alaska_king_crab

  • noun meat of large cold-water crab; mainly leg meat
    king crab; Alaskan king crab; Alaska crab.
  • noun large edible crab of northern Pacific waters especially along the coasts of Alaska and Japan
    Paralithodes camtschatica; king crab; Alaskan king crab; Alaska crab.

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magnoliidae

  • noun a group of families of trees and shrubs and herbs having well-developed perianths and apocarpous ovaries and generally regarded as the most primitive extant flowering plants; contains 36 families including Magnoliaceae and Ranunculaceae; sometimes classified as a superorder
    ranalian complex; subclass Magnoliidae.

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crawdad

  • noun tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly
    crawfish; ecrevisse; crayfish.
  • noun small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster
    crawfish; crayfish; crawdaddy.

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phalangium_opilio

  • noun spiderlike arachnid with a small rounded body and very long thin legs
    harvestman; daddy longlegs.

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class_lamellibranchia

  • noun oysters; clams; scallops; mussels
    class Pelecypoda; Bivalvia; class Bivalvia; Lamellibranchia.

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digestive_gland

  • noun any gland having ducts that pour secretions into the digestive tract

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subdivision_cycadophyta

  • noun palmlike gymnosperms: includes the surviving order Cycadales and several extinct orders; possibly not a natural group; in some systems considered a class (Cycadopsida) and in others a subdivision (Cycadophytina or Cycadophyta)
    Cycadopsida; Cycadophyta; subdivision Cycadophytina; Cycadophytina; class Cycadopsida.

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rhizocephala

(Zoöl.) A division of Pectostraca including saclike parasites of Crustacea. They adhere by rootlike extensions of the head. See Illusration in Appendix.

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class_mastigophora

  • noun protozoa having flagella
    Mastigophora; Flagellata; class Flagellata.

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canadaspidida

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unit

  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit of measurement.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
  • noun an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
    • the reduced the number of units and installations
    • the word is a basic linguistic unit

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class_liliopsida

  • noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel-veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and Liliidae
    Liliopsida; class Monocotyledonae; Monocotyledones; class Monocotyledones; Monocotyledonae.

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stomatopod_crustacean

  • noun a kind of crustacean
    stomatopod.

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dna

  • noun (biochemistry) a long linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cell and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix; associated with the transmission of genetic information
    deoxyribonucleic acid; desoxyribonucleic acid.
    • DNA is the king of molecules

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consumption

  • noun the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
    intake; ingestion; uptake.
  • noun involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body
    white plague; phthisis; pulmonary tuberculosis; wasting disease.

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cretaceous

  • adjective abounding in chalk
  • noun from 135 million to 63 million years ago; end of the age of reptiles; appearance of modern insects and flowering plants
    Cretaceous period.

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subclass_teleostei

  • noun large diverse group of bony fishes; includes most living species
    Teleostei.

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subclass_exopterygota

  • noun subclass of insects characterized by gradual and usually incomplete metamorphosis
    Hemimetabola; Exopterygota.

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barnacle

  • noun marine crustaceans with feathery food-catching appendages; free-swimming as larvae; as adults form a hard shell and live attached to submerged surfaces
    cirripede; cirriped.
  • noun European goose smaller than the brant; breeds in the far north
    barnacle goose; Branta leucopsis.

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lepas_fascicularis

  • noun stalked barnacle that attaches to ship bottoms or floating timbers
    goose barnacle; gooseneck barnacle.

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crab

  • noun decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
  • noun a quarrelsome grouch
    crabby person.

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cycadophytina

  • noun palmlike gymnosperms: includes the surviving order Cycadales and several extinct orders; possibly not a natural group; in some systems considered a class (Cycadopsida) and in others a subdivision (Cycadophytina or Cycadophyta)
    Cycadopsida; Cycadophyta; subdivision Cycadophyta; subdivision Cycadophytina; class Cycadopsida.

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slater

  • noun any of various small terrestrial isopods having a flat elliptical segmented body; found in damp habitats
    woodlouse.

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tongue_worm

  • noun wormlike arthropod having two pairs of hooks at the sides of the mouth; parasitic in nasal sinuses of mammals
    pentastomid.

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subclass_telosporidia

  • noun parasitic sporozoans that form spores containing one or more infective sporozoites
    Telosporidia.

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more

  • adjective (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
    more than.
    • more land
    • more support
    • more rain fell
    • more than a gallon
  • noun English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
    Sir Thomas More; Thomas More.

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sort

  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    kind; form; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?
  • noun an approximate definition or example
    • she wore a sort of magenta dress
    • she served a creamy sort of dessert thing

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class_heterokontae

  • noun all the yellow-green algae having flagella of unequal length
    class Chrysophyceae; Chrysophyceae; Heterokontae.

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pauropoda

  • noun an obscure class of minute arthropods with branched antennae and 8 to 10 pairs of legs
    class Pauropoda.

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class_lycopodiate

  • noun club mosses and related forms: includes Lycopodiales; Isoetales; Selaginellales; and extinct Lepidodendrales; sometimes considered a subdivision of Tracheophyta
    Lycopodiate; class Lycopsida; Lycopsida.

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hymenopterous

  • adjective of or relating to insects of the order Hymenoptera

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adult

  • noun a fully developed person from maturity onward
    grownup.
  • noun any mature animal

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vast

  • adjective satellite unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope
    huge; Brobdingnagian; immense.
    • huge government spending
    • huge country estates
    • huge popular demand for higher education
    • a huge wave
    • the Los Angeles aqueduct winds like an immense snake along the base of the mountains
    • immense numbers of birds
    • at vast (or immense) expense
    • the vast reaches of outer space
    • the vast accumulation of knowledge...which we call civilization"- W.R.Inge

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class_rhodophyceae

  • noun coextensive with the Rhodophyta: red algae
    Rhodophyceae.

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class_insecta

  • noun insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
    Insecta; Hexapoda; class Hexapoda.

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class_larvacea

  • noun small free-swimming tunicates; sometimes classified as an order
    Larvacea.

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american_lady_crab

  • noun brightly spotted crab of sandy beaches of the Atlantic coast of the United States
    lady crab; Ovalipes ocellatus; calico crab.

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pouch

  • noun a small or medium size container for holding or carrying things
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pocket; sack.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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krill

  • noun shrimp-like planktonic crustaceans; major source of food for e.g. baleen whales

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thysanuron

  • noun primitive wingless insects: bristletail
    thysanuran insect.

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fly

  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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soft-shelled_crab

  • noun freshly molted crab with new shell still tender and flexible
    soft-shell crab.
  • noun edible crab that has recently molted and not yet formed its new shell
    soft-shell crab.

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propodite

(Zoöl.) The sixth joint of a typical leg of a crustacean; usually, the penultimate joint.

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cirripede

  • noun marine crustaceans with feathery food-catching appendages; free-swimming as larvae; as adults form a hard shell and live attached to submerged surfaces
    barnacle; cirriped.

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subclass_pantotheria

  • noun generalized extinct mammals widespread during the Jurassic; commonly conceded to be ancestral to marsupial and placental mammals
    Pantotheria.

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pleopod

  • noun one of the paired abdominal appendages of certain aquatic crustaceans that function primarily for carrying the eggs in females and are usually adapted for swimming
    swimmeret.

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spider_crab

  • noun any of numerous crabs with very long legs and small triangular bodies

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soft-shell_crab

  • noun freshly molted crab with new shell still tender and flexible
    soft-shelled crab.
  • noun edible crab that has recently molted and not yet formed its new shell
    soft-shelled crab.

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onychophoran

  • noun any of numerous velvety-skinned wormlike carnivorous animals common in tropical forests having characteristics of both arthropods and annelid worms
    peripatus; velvet worm.

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island

  • noun a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
  • noun a zone or area resembling an island

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appendage

  • noun an external body part that projects from the body
    extremity; member.
    • it is important to keep the extremities warm
  • noun a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
    process; outgrowth.
    • a bony process

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male

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
    male person.

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vernal

  • adjective satellite suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh
    young; youthful.
    • he is young for his age
  • adjective of or characteristic of or occurring in spring
    • the vernal equinox

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history

  • noun the aggregate of past events
    • a critical time in the school's history
  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    account; story; chronicle.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead

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class_gasteromycetes

  • noun fungi in which the hymenium is enclosed until after spores have matured: puffballs; earth stars; stinkhorn fungi
    Gasteromycetes; class Gastromycetes; Gastromycetes.

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subclass_metatheria

  • noun pouched animals
    Metatheria.

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subclass_ostracoda

  • noun seed shrimps
    Ostracoda.

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subclass_archaeornithes

  • noun primitive reptile-like fossil birds of the Jurassic or early Cretaceous
    Archaeornithes.

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class_onychophora

  • noun enigmatic small elongated wormlike terrestrial invertebrates of damp dark habitats in warm regions; distinct from the phylum Annelida; resemble slugs with legs and are sometimes described as the missing link between arthropods and annelids
    Onychophora.

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subdivision_cycadophytina

  • noun palmlike gymnosperms: includes the surviving order Cycadales and several extinct orders; possibly not a natural group; in some systems considered a class (Cycadopsida) and in others a subdivision (Cycadophytina or Cycadophyta)
    Cycadopsida; Cycadophyta; subdivision Cycadophyta; Cycadophytina; class Cycadopsida.

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reptilia

  • noun class of cold-blooded air-breathing vertebrates with completely ossified skeleton and a body usually covered with scales or horny plates; once the dominant land animals
    class Reptilia.

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ginkgophytina

  • noun ginkgos: in some systems classified as a class and in others as a subdivision; used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta
    class Ginkgophytina; Ginkgopsida; class Ginkgopsida; subdivision Ginkgophyta; subdivision Ginkgophytina.

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class_psilopsida

  • noun whisk ferns; comprising the family Psilotaceae or Psilotatae: vascular plants with no roots, partial if any leaf differentiation, and rudimentary spore sacs
    Psilotatae; Psilopsida; class Psilotatae.

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pinnotheres_ostreum

  • noun tiny soft-bodied crab living within the mantle cavity of oysters
    oyster crab.

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class_amphibia

  • noun the class of vertebrates that live on land but breed in water; frogs; toads; newts; salamanders; caecilians
    amphibia.

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class_cryptophyceae

  • noun motile usually brownish-green protozoa-like algae
    Cryptophyceae.

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ophiurida

  • noun brittle stars
    subclass Ophiurida.

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string

  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine.
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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prawn

  • noun any of various edible decapod crustaceans
    shrimp.
  • noun shrimp-like decapod crustacean having two pairs of pincers; most are edible

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class_echinoidea

  • noun sea urchins and sand dollars
    Echinoidea.

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urogastric

(Zoöl.) Behind the stomach; -- said of two lobes of the carapace of certain crustaceans.

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remipedes

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sphenopsida

  • noun horsetails and related forms
    class Sphenopsida; class Equisetatae; Equisetatae.

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lernean

(Zoöl.) One of a family (Lernæidæ) of parasitic Crustacea found attached to fishes and other marine animals. Some species penetrate the skin and flesh with the elongated head, and feed on the viscera. See Illust. in Appendix.

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class_ascidiaceae

  • noun sometimes classified as an order: sea squirts
    Ascidiaceae.

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class_hirudinea

  • noun hermaphroditic aquatic or terrestrial or parasitic annelids
    Hirudinea.

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telosporidia

  • noun parasitic sporozoans that form spores containing one or more infective sporozoites
    subclass Telosporidia.

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ovisac

(Anat) (a) A Graafian follicle; any sac containing an ovum or ova. (b) The inner layer of the fibrous wall of a Graafian follicle.

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animal

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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bacillariophyceae

  • noun marine and freshwater eukaryotic algae: diatoms
    class Bacillariophyceae; Diatomophyceae; class Diatomophyceae.

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beach

  • noun an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake
  • verb land on a beach
    • the ship beached near the port

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mecopteran

  • noun any of various carnivorous insects of the order Mecoptera

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class_monocotyledones

  • noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel-veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and Liliidae
    Liliopsida; class Monocotyledonae; class Liliopsida; Monocotyledones; Monocotyledonae.

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edinburgh

  • noun the capital of Scotland; located in the Lothian Region on the south side of the Firth of Forth

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dipteron

  • noun insects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing
    two-winged insects; dipteran; dipterous insect.

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explorer

  • noun someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
    adventurer.
  • noun a commercial browser
    Internet Explorer; IE.

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class_nuda

  • noun ctenophores lacking tentacles; comprises one genus: beroe
    Nuda.

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commelinidae

  • noun one of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones; comprises about 19,000 species in 25 families of mostly terrestrial herbs especially of moist places including: Cyperaceae; Gramineae; Bromeliaceae; and Zingiberaceae
    subclass Commelinidae.

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cancriformis

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abdomen

  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; stomach; belly.
  • noun the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm
    abdominal cavity.

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subclass_dibranchia

  • noun comprising all living cephalopods except the family Nautilidae: the orders Octopoda (octopuses) and Decapoda (squids and cuttlefish)
    Dibranchia; Dibranchiata; subclass Dibranchiata.

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sow_bug

  • noun terrestrial isopod having an oval segmented body (a shape like a sow)

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ulvophyceae

  • noun alternative name for the class Chlorophyceae in some classifications
    class Ulvophyceae.

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pleurobranch

(Zoöl.) Any one of the gills of a crustacean that is attached to the side of the thorax.

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class_gymnospermae

  • noun plants having naked seeds not enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Gymnospermae) and in others a division (Gymnospermophyta); comprises three subdivisions (or classes): Cycadophytina (class Cycadopsida) and Gnetophytina (class Gnetopsida) and Coniferophytina (class Coniferopsida); in some classifications the Coniferophytina are divided into three groups: Pinophytina (class Pinopsida) and Ginkgophytina (class Ginkgopsida) and Taxophytina (class Taxopsida)
    division Gymnospermophyta; Gymnospermae; Gymnospermophyta.

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subclass_zoomastigina

  • noun in some classifications considered a phylum of the kingdom Protista; holozoic or saprozoic flagellates
    Zoomastigina.

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remipede

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carcinologist

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insecta

  • noun insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
    class Insecta; Hexapoda; class Hexapoda.

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hermit_crab

  • noun small soft-bodied marine crustaceans living in cast-off shells of gastropods

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gymnospermophyta

  • noun plants having naked seeds not enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Gymnospermae) and in others a division (Gymnospermophyta); comprises three subdivisions (or classes): Cycadophytina (class Cycadopsida) and Gnetophytina (class Gnetopsida) and Coniferophytina (class Coniferopsida); in some classifications the Coniferophytina are divided into three groups: Pinophytina (class Pinopsida) and Ginkgophytina (class Ginkgopsida) and Taxophytina (class Taxopsida)
    division Gymnospermophyta; Gymnospermae; class Gymnospermae.

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division_gymnospermophyta

  • noun plants having naked seeds not enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Gymnospermae) and in others a division (Gymnospermophyta); comprises three subdivisions (or classes): Cycadophytina (class Cycadopsida) and Gnetophytina (class Gnetopsida) and Coniferophytina (class Coniferopsida); in some classifications the Coniferophytina are divided into three groups: Pinophytina (class Pinopsida) and Ginkgophytina (class Ginkgopsida) and Taxophytina (class Taxopsida)
    Gymnospermae; Gymnospermophyta; class Gymnospermae.

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class_cyanobacteria

  • noun photosynthetic bacteria found in fresh and salt water, having chlorophyll a and phycobilins; once thought to be algae: blue-green algae
    Cyanophyceae; class Cyanophyceae.

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nauplius

(Zoöl.) A crustacean larva having three pairs of locomotive organs (corresponding to the antennules, antennæ, and mandibles), a median eye, and little or no segmentation of the body.

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endognath

(Zoöl.) The inner or principal branch of the oral appendages of Crustacea. See Maxilla.

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stygotantulus

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copepod_crustacean

  • noun minute marine or freshwater crustaceans usually having six pairs of limbs on the thorax; some abundant in plankton and others parasitic on fish
    copepod.

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shore

  • noun the land along the edge of a body of water
  • noun a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
    shoring.

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maxilliped

(Zoöl.) One of the mouth appendages of Crustacea, situated next behind the maxillæ. Crabs have three pairs, but many of the lower Crustacea have but one pair of them. Called also jawfoot, and foot jaw.

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cycadopsida

  • noun palmlike gymnosperms: includes the surviving order Cycadales and several extinct orders; possibly not a natural group; in some systems considered a class (Cycadopsida) and in others a subdivision (Cycadophytina or Cycadophyta)
    Cycadophyta; subdivision Cycadophyta; subdivision Cycadophytina; Cycadophytina; class Cycadopsida.

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morten

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egg

  • noun animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds
  • noun oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
    eggs.

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class_polyplacophora

  • noun small class of marine mollusks comprising the chitons; sometimes considered an order of the subclass Amphineura
    Polyplacophora.

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ephemeron

  • noun anything short-lived, as an insect that lives only for a day in its winged form
    ephemeral.

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spider

  • noun predatory arachnid with eight legs, two poison fangs, two feelers, and usually two silk-spinning organs at the back end of the body; they spin silk to make cocoons for eggs or traps for prey
  • noun a computer program that prowls the internet looking for publicly accessible resources that can be added to a database; the database can then be searched with a search engine
    wanderer.

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class_ginkgophytina

  • noun ginkgos: in some systems classified as a class and in others as a subdivision; used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta
    Ginkgopsida; class Ginkgopsida; subdivision Ginkgophyta; Ginkgophytina; subdivision Ginkgophytina.

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whale_louse

  • noun amphipod crustacean parasitic on cetaceans

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winged

  • adjective having wings or as if having wings of a specified kind;
    • the winged feet of Mercury
  • verb travel through the air; be airborne
    fly; wing.
    • Man cannot fly

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radiation

  • noun energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles
  • noun the act of spreading outward from a central source

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subdivision

  • noun an area composed of subdivided lots
  • noun the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided

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caridoid

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brit

  • noun the young of a herring or sprat or similar fish
    britt.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Great Britain
    Britisher; Briton.

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old_world_crayfish

  • noun small crayfish of Europe and Asia and western North America
    ecrevisse.

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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cancrivorous

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class_ciliata

  • noun class of protozoa having cilia or hairlike appendages on part or all of the surface during some part of the life cycle
    Ciliata; Ciliophora; class Ciliophora.

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blue_crab

  • noun Atlantic crab; most common source of fresh crabmeat
  • noun bluish edible crab of Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of North America
    Callinectes sapidus.

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subclass_elasmobranchii

  • noun sharks; rays; dogfishes; skates
    Selachii; subclass Selachii; Elasmobranchii.

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subclass_anapsida

  • noun oldest known reptiles; turtles and extinct Permian forms
    Anapsida.

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thysanuran_insect

  • noun primitive wingless insects: bristletail
    thysanuron.

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carapace

  • noun hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
    shell; cuticle; shield.

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lepidopteran

  • noun insect that in the adult state has four wings more or less covered with tiny scales
    lepidopteron; lepidopterous insect.

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pereiopods

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brood

  • noun the young of an animal cared for at one time
  • verb think moodily or anxiously about something
    dwell.

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homarus_vulgaris

  • noun lobster of Atlantic coast of Europe
    European lobster.

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whalefeed

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directional

  • adjective relating to or indicating directions in space
    • a directional microphone
  • adjective relating to direction toward a (nonspatial) goal
    • he tried to explain the directional trends of modern science

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class_tardigrada

  • noun in some classifications considered a separate phylum: microscopic arachnid-like invertebrates living in water or damp moss having 4 pairs of legs and instead of a mouth a pair of stylets or needlelike piercing organs connected with the pharynx
    Tardigrada.

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lateral

  • noun a pass to a receiver upfield from the passer
    lateral pass.
  • adjective satellite situated at or extending to the side
    sidelong.
    • the lateral branches of a tree
    • shot out sidelong boughs"- Tennyson

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pincer

  • noun a hand tool for holding consisting of a compound lever for grasping
    pair of tweezers; tweezer; pair of pincers.
  • noun a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
    nipper; claw; chela.

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food_chain

  • noun (ecology) a community of organisms where each member is eaten in turn by another member

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millipede

  • noun any of numerous herbivorous nonpoisonous arthropods having a cylindrical body of 20 to 100 or more segments most with two pairs of legs
    millepede; milliped.

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class_aves

  • noun (ornithology) the class of birds
    Aves.

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pseudoscorpion

  • noun small nonvenomous arachnid resembling a tailless scorpion
    false scorpion.

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epipodite

(Zoöl.) The outer branch of the legs in certain Crustacea. See Maxilliped.

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carcinology

(Zoöl.) The depertment of zoölogy which treats of the Crustacea (lobsters, crabs, etc.); -- called also malacostracology and crustaceology.

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asian_horseshoe_crab

  • noun horseshoe crab of the coast of eastern Asia

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dibranchiata

  • noun comprising all living cephalopods except the family Nautilidae: the orders Octopoda (octopuses) and Decapoda (squids and cuttlefish)
    Dibranchia; subclass Dibranchiata; subclass Dibranchia.

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main

  • noun any very large body of (salt) water
    briny.
  • noun a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

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scutigera_coleoptrata

  • noun long-legged centipede common in damp places as e.g. cellars
    house centipede.

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ally

  • noun a friendly nation
  • noun an associate who provides cooperation or assistance
    friend.
    • he's a good ally in fight

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tiger

  • noun a fierce or audacious person
    • he's a tiger on the tennis court
    • it aroused the tiger in me
  • noun large feline of forests in most of Asia having a tawny coat with black stripes; endangered
    Panthera tigris.

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gizzard

  • noun thick-walled muscular pouch below the crop in many birds and reptiles for grinding food
    gastric mill; ventriculus.

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non

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    not.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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gymnospermae

  • noun plants having naked seeds not enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Gymnospermae) and in others a division (Gymnospermophyta); comprises three subdivisions (or classes): Cycadophytina (class Cycadopsida) and Gnetophytina (class Gnetopsida) and Coniferophytina (class Coniferopsida); in some classifications the Coniferophytina are divided into three groups: Pinophytina (class Pinopsida) and Ginkgophytina (class Ginkgopsida) and Taxophytina (class Taxopsida)
    division Gymnospermophyta; Gymnospermophyta; class Gymnospermae.

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sucking

  • noun the act of sucking
    suck; suction.
  • verb draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
    suck.
    • suck the poison from the place where the snake bit
    • suck on a straw
    • the baby sucked on the mother's breast

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food

  • noun any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
    nutrient.
  • noun any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
    solid food.
    • food and drink

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superclass_agnatha

  • noun superclass of eel-shaped chordates lacking jaws and pelvic fins: lampreys; hagfishes; some extinct forms
    Agnatha.

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predator

  • noun someone who attacks in search of booty
    vulture; piranha; marauder.
  • noun any animal that lives by preying on other animals
    predatory animal.

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sucking_louse

  • noun wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals
    louse.

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balanus_balanoides

  • noun barnacle that attaches to rocks especially in intertidal zones
    rock barnacle; acorn barnacle.

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entomostracous

(Zoöl.) Belonging to the Entomostracans.

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sessile

  • adjective permanently attached to a substrate; not free to move about
    • sessile marine animals and plants
  • adjective attached directly by the base; not having an intervening stalk
    stalkless.
    • sessile flowers
    • the shell of a sessile barnacle is attached directly to a substrate

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flea

  • noun any wingless bloodsucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap

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metabola

  • noun insects that undergo complete metamorphosis
    holometabola.

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metanauplius

(Zoöl.) A larval crustacean in a stage following the nauplius, and having about seven pairs of appendages.

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class_gastromycetes

  • noun fungi in which the hymenium is enclosed until after spores have matured: puffballs; earth stars; stinkhorn fungi
    class Gasteromycetes; Gasteromycetes; Gastromycetes.

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bony

  • adjective satellite very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
    pinched; emaciated; cadaverous; gaunt; skeletal; wasted; haggard.
    • emaciated bony hands
    • a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys
    • eyes were haggard and cavernous
    • small pinched faces
    • kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration
  • adjective composed of or containing bone
    osseous; osteal.
    • osseous tissue

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norway_lobster

  • noun edible European lobster resembling the American lobster but slenderer
    Nephrops norvegicus.

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oxygen

  • noun a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
    O; atomic number 8.

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ovalipes_ocellatus

  • noun brightly spotted crab of sandy beaches of the Atlantic coast of the United States
    lady crab; American lady crab; calico crab.

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subdivision_pinophytina

  • noun most conifers: in some systems classified as a class (Pinopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Pinophytina); used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta
    Pinophytina; class Pinopsida; Pinopsida.

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pollinator

  • noun an insect that carries pollen from one flower to another

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class_arachnida

  • noun a large class of arthropods including spiders and ticks and scorpions and daddy longlegs; have four pairs of walking legs and no wings
    Arachnida.

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equisetatae

  • noun horsetails and related forms
    Sphenopsida; class Sphenopsida; class Equisetatae.

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polyplacophora

  • noun small class of marine mollusks comprising the chitons; sometimes considered an order of the subclass Amphineura
    class Polyplacophora.

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rock

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    stone.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    stone.
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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fairy

  • noun a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
    fay; faerie; faery; sprite.
  • noun offensive term for an openly homosexual man
    poove; nance; queen; fagot; pansy; poof; queer; pouf; faggot; fag.

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omostegite

(Zoöl.) The part of the carapace of a crustacean situated behind the cervical groove.

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tardigrada

  • noun in some classifications considered a separate phylum: microscopic arachnid-like invertebrates living in water or damp moss having 4 pairs of legs and instead of a mouth a pair of stylets or needlelike piercing organs connected with the pharynx
    class Tardigrada.

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web_spinner

  • noun any of a small order of slender typically tropical insects that nest in colonies in silken tunnels that they spin

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thaliacea

  • noun small class of free-swimming tunicates; sometimes classified as an order
    class Thaliacea.

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maxilla

  • noun the jaw in vertebrates that is fused to the cranium
    upper jawbone; maxillary; upper jaw.

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pinopsida

  • noun most conifers: in some systems classified as a class (Pinopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Pinophytina); used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta
    Pinophytina; class Pinopsida; subdivision Pinophytina.

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female

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
    female person.

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superclass_gnathostomata

  • noun comprising all vertebrates with upper and lower jaws
    Gnathostomata.

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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fish

  • noun any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
    • the shark is a large fish
    • in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish
  • noun the flesh of fish used as food
    • in Japan most fish is eaten raw
    • after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat
    • they have a chef who specializes in fish

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basicerite

(Zoöl.) The second joint of the antennæ of crustaceans.

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class_cyanophyceae

  • noun photosynthetic bacteria found in fresh and salt water, having chlorophyll a and phycobilins; once thought to be algae: blue-green algae
    Cyanophyceae; class Cyanobacteria.

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hymenopterous_insect

  • noun insects having two pairs of membranous wings and an ovipositor specialized for stinging or piercing
    hymenopteron; hymenopteran; hymenopter.

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zoea

(Zoöl.) A peculiar larval stage of certain decapod Crustacea, especially of crabs and certain Anomura. Written also zoæa. ✍ In this stage the anterior part of the body is relatively large, and usually bears three or four long spines. The years are conspicuous, and the antennæ and jaws are long, fringed organs used in swimming. The thoracic legs are undeveloped or rudimentary, the abdomen long, slender, and often without appendages. The zoëa, after casting its shell, changes to a megalops.

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goose

  • noun web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks
  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; cuckoo; fathead; bozo; zany; twat; jackass; goofball.

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whip

  • noun an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
  • noun a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
    party whip.

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dungeness_crab

  • noun flesh of Cancer magister (Dungeness crab)
  • noun small edible crab of Pacific coast of North America
    Cancer magister.

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class_monocotyledonae

  • noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel-veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and Liliidae
    Liliopsida; class Liliopsida; Monocotyledones; class Monocotyledones; Monocotyledonae.

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beetle

  • noun insect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings
  • noun a tool resembling a hammer but with a large head (usually wooden); used to drive wedges or ram down paving stones or for crushing or beating or flattening or smoothing
    mallet.

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homopterous_insect

  • noun insects having membranous forewings and hind wings
    homopteran.

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pycnogonid

  • noun any of various small spiderlike marine arthropods having small thin bodies and long slender legs
    sea spider.

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living

  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    life.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life
  • noun people who are still living
    • save your pity for the living

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velvet

  • noun a silky densely piled fabric with a plain back
  • adjective satellite smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste
    velvety; velvet-textured.

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lamellibranchia

  • noun oysters; clams; scallops; mussels
    class Pelecypoda; Bivalvia; class Bivalvia; class Lamellibranchia.

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charophyceae

  • noun in some classifications: contains only the order Charales
    class Charophyceae.

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salinity

  • noun the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
    salt; saltiness.
  • noun the relative proportion of salt in a solution
    brininess.

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clade

  • noun a group of biological taxa or species that share features inherited from a common ancestor

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sand

  • noun a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral
  • noun French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876)
    Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin; Baroness Dudevant; George Sand.

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copepod

  • noun minute marine or freshwater crustaceans usually having six pairs of limbs on the thorax; some abundant in plankton and others parasitic on fish
    copepod crustacean.

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lepidopteron

  • noun insect that in the adult state has four wings more or less covered with tiny scales
    lepidopterous insect; lepidopteran.

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chilopoda

  • noun arthropods having the trunk composed of numerous somites each bearing one pair of legs: centipedes
    class Chilopoda.

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mate

  • noun the officer below the master on a commercial ship
    first mate.
  • noun a fellow member of a team
    teammate.
    • it was his first start against his former teammates

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coniferophyta

  • noun cone-bearing gymnosperms dating from the Carboniferous period; most are substantial trees; includes the classes Pinopsida (subdivision Pinophytina) and Ginkgopsida (subdivision Ginkgophytina) and Taxopsida (subdivision Taxophytina) which in turn include the surviving orders Coniferales and Taxales (yews) and sometimes Ginkgoales as well as extinct orders such as Cordaitales (of the Carboniferous and Permian)
    Coniferophytina; subdivision Coniferophytina; Coniferopsida; class Coniferopsida.

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uropod

(Zoöl.) Any one of the abdominal appendages of a crustacean, especially one of the posterior ones, which are often larger than the rest, and different in structure, and are used chiefly in locomotion. See Illust. of Crustacea, and Stomapoda.

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pancrustacea

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branchiopod_crustacean

  • noun aquatic crustaceans typically having a carapace and many pairs of leaflike appendages used for swimming as well as respiration and feeding
    branchiopodan; branchiopod.

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mantis_shrimp

  • noun tropical marine burrowing crustaceans with large grasping appendages
    mantis crab.

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viable

  • adjective satellite capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
    executable; workable; practicable; feasible.
  • adjective satellite capable of life or normal growth and development
    • viable seeds
    • a viable fetus

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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megalopa

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symphyla

  • noun small class of minute arthropods; unimportant except for the garden centipede
    class Symphyla.

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podobranch

(Zoöl.) One of branchiæ attached to the bases of the legs in Crustacea.

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liliidae

  • noun one of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones; comprises 17 families including: Liliaceae; Alliaceae; Amaryllidaceae; Iridaceae; Orchidaceae; Trilliaceae
    subclass Liliidae.

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sulfakinin

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carp

  • noun the lean flesh of a fish that is often farmed; can be baked or braised
  • noun any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae

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maxillopoda

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crustacea

(Zoöl.) One of the classes of the arthropods, including lobsters and crabs; -- so called from the crustlike shell with which they are covered. ✍ The body usually consists of an anterior part, made up of the head and thorax combined, called the cephalothorax, and of a posterior jointed part called the abdomen, postabdomen, and (improperly) tail. They breathe by means of gills variously attached to some of the limbs or to the sides the body, according to the group. They are divisible into two subclasses, Entomostraca and Malacostraca, each of which includes several orders.

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alimentary_canal

  • noun tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination
    digestive tract; alimentary tract; gastrointestinal tract; digestive tube; GI tract.

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sinensis

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opossum_shrimp

  • noun shrimp-like crustaceans whose females carry eggs and young in a pouch between the legs

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ciliata

  • noun class of protozoa having cilia or hairlike appendages on part or all of the surface during some part of the life cycle
    class Ciliata; Ciliophora; class Ciliophora.

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homopteran

  • noun insects having membranous forewings and hind wings
    homopterous insect.

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acorn

  • noun fruit of the oak tree: a smooth thin-walled nut in a woody cup-shaped base

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arthropodal

  • adjective of or relating to invertebrates of the phylum Arthropoda
    arthropodan; arthropodous.

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amphibia

  • noun the class of vertebrates that live on land but breed in water; frogs; toads; newts; salamanders; caecilians
    class Amphibia.

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marine

  • noun a soldier who serves both on shipboard and on land
  • noun a member of the United States Marine Corps
    shipboard soldier; devil dog; leatherneck.

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subclass_dibranchiata

  • noun comprising all living cephalopods except the family Nautilidae: the orders Octopoda (octopuses) and Decapoda (squids and cuttlefish)
    Dibranchia; Dibranchiata; subclass Dibranchia.

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dilleniidae

  • noun a group of families of more or less advanced trees and shrubs and herbs having either polypetalous or gamopetalous corollas and often with ovules attached to the walls of the ovary; contains 69 families including Ericaceae and Cruciferae and Malvaceae; sometimes classified as a superorder
    subclass Dilleniidae.

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agnatha

  • noun superclass of eel-shaped chordates lacking jaws and pelvic fins: lampreys; hagfishes; some extinct forms
    superclass Agnatha.

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haustellum

(Zoöl.) The sucking proboscis of various insects. See Lepidoptera, and Diptera.

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class_pinopsida

  • noun most conifers: in some systems classified as a class (Pinopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Pinophytina); used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta
    Pinophytina; Pinopsida; subdivision Pinophytina.

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louse

  • noun wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals
    sucking louse.
  • noun a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    dirt ball; insect; worm.

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gynandromorph

  • noun one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs; at birth an unambiguous assignment of male or female cannot be made
    androgyne; intersex; epicene; hermaphrodite; epicene person.

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class_magnoliopsida

  • noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with paired cotyledons and net-veined leaves; divided into six (not always well distinguished) subclasses (or superorders): Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae (considered primitive); Caryophyllidae (an early and distinctive offshoot); and three more or less advanced groups: Dilleniidae; Rosidae; Asteridae
    Dicotyledones; class Dicotyledones; Magnoliopsida; class Dicotyledonae; Dicotyledonae.

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triops

  • noun type genus of the family Triopidae: small crustaceans with a small third median eye
    genus Triops.

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tangled

  • adjective in a confused mass
    • pushed back her tangled hair
    • the tangled ropes
  • verb force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
    embroil; sweep; drag; drag in; sweep up; tangle.
    • They were swept up by the events
    • don't drag me into this business

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transfer

  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
    conveyance; transportation; transport; transferral.
  • noun someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another
    transferee.
    • the best student was a transfer from LSU

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davis

  • noun English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)
    Davys; John Davys; John Davis.
  • noun United States painter who developed an American version of cubism (1894-1964)
    Stuart Davis.

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biting

  • adjective satellite capable of wounding
    barbed; pungent; nipping; mordacious.
    • a barbed compliment
    • a biting aphorism
    • pungent satire
  • verb to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
    bite; seize with teeth.
    • Gunny invariably tried to bite her

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filicopsida

  • noun ferns
    class Filicinae; class Filicopsida; Filicinae.

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myriapod

  • noun general term for any terrestrial arthropod having an elongated body composed of many similar segments: e.g. centipedes and millipedes

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maxillula

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chelicerata

  • noun spiders; scorpions; horseshoe crabs
    superclass Chelicerata.

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major

  • noun a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; John Major; John R. Major.

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pleuron

(Zoöl.) (a) One of the sides of an animal. (b) One of the lateral pieces of a somite of an insect. (c) One of lateral processes of a somite of a crustacean.

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prototheria

  • noun echidnas; platypus
    subclass Prototheria.

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subclass_hamamelidae

  • noun a group of chiefly woody plants considered among the most primitive of angiosperms; perianth poorly developed or lacking; flowers often unisexual and often in catkins and often wind pollinated; contains 23 families including the Betulaceae and Fagaceae (includes the Amentiferae); sometimes classified as a superorder
    Hamamelidae.

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bony_fish

  • noun any fish of the class Osteichthyes

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scutigerella_immaculata

  • noun minute arthropod often infesting the underground parts of truck-garden and greenhouse crops
    garden symphilid; symphilid; garden centipede.

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sea_crawfish

  • noun large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters
    crawfish; langouste; rock lobster; spiny lobster; crayfish.

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spiral

  • noun a plane curve traced by a point circling about the center but at increasing distances from the center
  • noun a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle
    helix.

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endosternite

(Zoöl.) The part of each apodeme derived from the intersternal membrane in Crustacea and insects.

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giant_crab

  • noun very large deep-water Japanese crab
    Macrocheira kaempferi.

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branchiopoda

  • noun primitive aquatic mainly freshwater crustaceans: fairy shrimps; brine shrimps; tadpole shrimps; can shrimps; water fleas
    subclass Branchiopoda.

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river

  • noun a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
    • the river was navigable for 50 miles

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eumycetes

  • noun category used in some classifications: coextensive with division Eumycota
    class Eumycetes.

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chytridiomycetes

  • noun a class of mostly aquatic fungi; saprophytic or parasitic on algae or fungi or plants
    class Chytridiomycetes.

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filicinae

  • noun ferns
    Filicopsida; class Filicinae; class Filicopsida.

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phasmidia

  • noun one of two subgroups of Nematoda used in some classification systems
    class Phasmidia.

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antarctic

Opposite to the northern or arctic pole; relating to the southern pole or to the region near it, and applied especially to a circle, distant from the pole 23° 28&min;. Thus we say the antarctic pole, circle, ocean, region, current, etc.

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subclass_cirripedia

  • noun barnacles
    Cirripedia.

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sanguineus

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rosidae

  • noun a group of trees and shrubs and herbs mostly with polypetalous flowers; contains 108 families including Rosaceae; Crassulaceae; Myrtaceae; Melastomaceae; Euphorbiaceae; Umbelliferae
    subclass Rosidae.

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peraeopod

(Zoöl.) One of the thoracic legs of a crustacean. See Illust. of Crustacea.

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class_oligochaeta

  • noun earthworms
    Oligochaeta.

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chlorophyceae

  • noun algae distinguished chiefly by having flagella and a clear green color, their chlorophyll being masked little if at all by other pigments
    class Chlorophyceae.

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dibranchia

  • noun comprising all living cephalopods except the family Nautilidae: the orders Octopoda (octopuses) and Decapoda (squids and cuttlefish)
    Dibranchiata; subclass Dibranchiata; subclass Dibranchia.

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archosauria

  • noun a large subclass of diapsid reptiles including: crocodiles; alligators; dinosaurs; pterosaurs; plesiosaurs; ichthyosaurs; thecodonts
    subclass Archosauria.

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scaphopoda

  • noun small class of bilaterally symmetrical marine forms comprising the tooth shells
    class Scaphopoda.

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magnoliophyta

  • noun comprising flowering plants that produce seeds enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Angiospermae) and in others a division (Magnoliophyta or Anthophyta)
    division Anthophyta; Anthophyta; division Magnoliophyta; Angiospermae; class Angiospermae.

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anostracans

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opossum

  • noun small furry Australian arboreal marsupials having long usually prehensile tails
    phalanger; possum.
  • noun nocturnal arboreal marsupial having a naked prehensile tail found from southern North America to northern South America
    possum.

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ton

  • noun a United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds
    net ton; short ton.
  • noun a British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 pounds
    long ton; gross ton.

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burgess

  • noun a citizen of an English borough
    burgher.
  • noun English writer of satirical novels (1917-1993)
    Anthony Burgess.

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class_ascomycetes

  • noun large class of higher fungi coextensive with division Ascomycota: sac fungi
    Ascomycetes.

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white

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.
  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.

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legs

  • noun staying power
    • that old Broadway play really has legs
  • noun a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
    leg.

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subclass_alismatidae

  • noun one of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones; comprises about 500 species in 14 families of aquatic and semiaquatic herbs
    Alismatidae.

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cancer_irroratus

  • noun crab of eastern coast of North America
    rock crab.

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horseshoe_crab

  • noun large marine arthropod of the Atlantic coast of North America having a domed carapace that is shaped like a horseshoe and a stiff pointed tail; a living fossil related to the wood louse
    Limulus polyphemus; king crab; Xiphosurus polyphemus.

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anus

  • noun the excretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal

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shell

  • noun ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
  • noun the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals

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exoskeleton

  • noun the exterior protective or supporting structure or shell of many animals (especially invertebrates) including bony or horny parts such as nails or scales or hoofs

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spinner

  • noun someone who spins (who twists fibers into threads)
    thread maker; spinster.
  • noun board game equipment that consists of a dial and an arrow that is spun to determine the next move in the game

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relationship

  • noun a relation between people; (`relationship' is often used where `relation' would serve, as in `the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage of `relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness)
    human relationship.
    • the relationship between mothers and their children
  • noun a state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)
    • he didn't want his wife to know of the relationship

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class_phasmidia

  • noun one of two subgroups of Nematoda used in some classification systems
    Phasmidia.

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thorax

  • noun the middle region of the body of an arthropod between the head and the abdomen
  • noun the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
    chest; pectus.

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class_pteridospermopsida

  • noun extinct gymnosperms most of Carboniferous to Jurassic: seed ferns and allies
    Pteridospermopsida.

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thoracic

  • adjective of or relating to the chest or thorax
    pectoral.
    • pectoral organ

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pleonite

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diplopoda

  • noun arthropods having the body composed of numerous double somites each with two pairs of legs: millipedes
    class Diplopoda; Myriapoda; class Myriapoda.

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stone_crab

  • noun pale flesh with delicate texture and flavor; found in Florida but now very rare
  • noun large edible crab of the southern coast of the United States (particularly Florida)
    Menippe mercenaria.

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class_symphyla

  • noun small class of minute arthropods; unimportant except for the garden centipede
    Symphyla.

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natural

  • noun someone regarded as certain to succeed
    • he's a natural for the job
  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    cancel.

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aeschronectida

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class_scyphozoa

  • noun coelenterates in which the polyp stage is absent or at least inconspicuous: jellyfishes
    Scyphozoa.

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king

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    male monarch; Rex.
  • noun a competitor who holds a preeminent position
    world-beater; queen.

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subclass_dilleniidae

  • noun a group of families of more or less advanced trees and shrubs and herbs having either polypetalous or gamopetalous corollas and often with ovules attached to the walls of the ovary; contains 69 families including Ericaceae and Cruciferae and Malvaceae; sometimes classified as a superorder
    Dilleniidae.

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molecular

  • adjective relating to or produced by or consisting of molecules
    • molecular structure
    • molecular oxygen
    • molecular weight is the sum of all the atoms in a molecule
  • adjective relating to simple or elementary organization
    • proceed by more and more detailed analysis to the molecular facts of perception"--G.A. Miller

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musci

  • noun true mosses: bryophytes having leafy rather than thalloid gametophytes: comprises orders Andreaeales; Bryales; Dicranales; Eubryales; Sphagnales
    class Bryopsida; Bryopsida; class Musci.

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calico_crab

  • noun brightly spotted crab of sandy beaches of the Atlantic coast of the United States
    lady crab; Ovalipes ocellatus; American lady crab.

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macrocheira_kaempferi

  • noun very large deep-water Japanese crab
    giant crab.

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oniscidean

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class_crustacea

  • noun class of mandibulate arthropods including: lobsters; crabs; shrimps; woodlice; barnacles; decapods; water fleas
    Crustacea.

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mystacocarida

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haemocoel

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fertilisation

  • noun creation by the physical union of male and female gametes; of sperm and ova in an animal or pollen and ovule in a plant
    impregnation; fecundation; fertilization.
  • noun making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure
    dressing; fecundation; fertilization.

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land

  • noun the land on which real estate is located
    • he built the house on land leased from the city
  • noun material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
    soil; ground.
    • the land had never been plowed
    • good agricultural soil

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tropical_prawn

  • noun edible tropical and warm-water prawn

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telson

(Zoöl.) The terminal joint or movable piece at the end of the abdomen of Crustacea and other articulates. See Thoracostraca.

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nuda

  • noun ctenophores lacking tentacles; comprises one genus: beroe
    class Nuda.

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taxopsida

  • noun yews: in some systems classified as a class (Taxopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Taxophytina) used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta
    subdivision Taxophytina; class Taxopsida; Taxophytina.

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sand_flea

  • noun small amphipod crustaceans that hop like fleas; common on ocean beaches
    sand hopper; beach flea; sandhopper.

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false

  • adjective not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality
    • gave false testimony under oath
    • false tales of bravery
  • adjective satellite arising from error
    mistaken.
    • a false assumption
    • a mistaken view of the situation

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sea

  • noun a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land
  • noun anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
    ocean.

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crawdaddy

  • noun small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster
    crawfish; crayfish; crawdad.

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maxillopod

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lepidosauria

  • noun diapsid reptiles: lizards; snakes; tuataras
    subclass Lepidosauria.

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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daphnia

  • noun minute freshwater crustacean having a round body enclosed in a transparent shell; moves about like a flea by means of hairy branched antennae
    water flea.

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skeleton_shrimp

  • noun small amphipod crustacean having a grotesque form suggestive of the praying mantis; found chiefly on seaweed

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seed

  • noun a small hard fruit
  • noun a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

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arachnid

  • noun air-breathing arthropods characterized by simple eyes and four pairs of legs
    arachnoid.

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class_gastropoda

  • noun snails and slugs and their relatives
    class Gasteropoda; Gastropoda; Gasteropoda.

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cryptocyanin

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palaemon_australis

  • noun large (a foot or more) edible freshwater prawn common in Australian rivers
    long-clawed prawn; river prawn.

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coniferophytina

  • noun cone-bearing gymnosperms dating from the Carboniferous period; most are substantial trees; includes the classes Pinopsida (subdivision Pinophytina) and Ginkgopsida (subdivision Ginkgophytina) and Taxopsida (subdivision Taxophytina) which in turn include the surviving orders Coniferales and Taxales (yews) and sometimes Ginkgoales as well as extinct orders such as Cordaitales (of the Carboniferous and Permian)
    subdivision Coniferophytina; Coniferophyta; Coniferopsida; class Coniferopsida.

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marsupium

  • noun an external abdominal pouch in most marsupials where newborn offspring are suckled

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ocean

  • noun a large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere
  • noun anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
    sea.

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subclass_lepidosauria

  • noun diapsid reptiles: lizards; snakes; tuataras
    Lepidosauria.

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screw

  • noun someone who guards prisoners
    jailor; jailer; prison guard; turnkey; gaoler.
  • noun a simple machine of the inclined-plane type consisting of a spirally threaded cylindrical rod that engages with a similarly threaded hole

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gnetopsida

  • noun gymnospermous flowering plants; supposed link between conifers and angiosperms; in some systems classified as a class (Gnetopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Gnetophytina or Gnetophyta)
    subdivision Gnetophytina; class Gnetopsida; Gnetophytina; Gnetophyta.

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onychophora

  • noun enigmatic small elongated wormlike terrestrial invertebrates of damp dark habitats in warm regions; distinct from the phylum Annelida; resemble slugs with legs and are sometimes described as the missing link between arthropods and annelids
    class Onychophora.

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pinophytina

  • noun most conifers: in some systems classified as a class (Pinopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Pinophytina); used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta
    class Pinopsida; Pinopsida; subdivision Pinophytina.

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arachnidian

  • adjective relating to or resembling a member of the class Arachnida
    spiderlike; spidery; arachnoid; spiderly.

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cnidosporidia

  • noun single-host parasites of lower vertebrates and invertebrates
    subclass Cnidosporidia.

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ephemeral

  • noun anything short-lived, as an insect that lives only for a day in its winged form
    ephemeron.
  • adjective satellite lasting a very short time
    short-lived; transitory; transient; fugacious; passing.
    • the ephemeral joys of childhood
    • a passing fancy
    • youth's transient beauty
    • love is transitory but it is eternal
    • fugacious blossoms

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zoaea

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mechanism

  • noun the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction
    chemical mechanism.
    • he determined unique mechanisms for the photochemical reactions
  • noun the technical aspects of doing something
    mechanics.
    • a mechanism of social control
    • mechanisms of communication
    • the mechanics of prose style

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hamamelidae

  • noun a group of chiefly woody plants considered among the most primitive of angiosperms; perianth poorly developed or lacking; flowers often unisexual and often in catkins and often wind pollinated; contains 23 families including the Betulaceae and Fagaceae (includes the Amentiferae); sometimes classified as a superorder
    subclass Hamamelidae.

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class_euglenophyceae

  • noun coextensive with the division Euglenophyta
    Euglenophyceae.

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majority

  • noun the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part
    bulk.
    • the majority of his customers prefer it
    • the bulk of the work is finished
  • noun (elections) more than half of the votes
    absolute majority.

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sperm

  • noun the male reproductive cell; the male gamete
    spermatozoan; sperm cell; spermatozoon.
    • a sperm is mostly a nucleus surrounded by little other cellular material

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aptera

(Zoöl.) Insects without wings, constituting the seventh Linnæn order of insects, an artificial group, which included Crustacea, spiders, centipeds, and even worms. These animals are now placed in several distinct classes and orders.

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phyllopod

(Zoöl.) One of the Phyllopoda. Also used adjectively.

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lysianassoid

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class_hyalospongiae

  • noun sponges with siliceous spicules that have six rays; choanocytes are restricted to finger-shaped chambers
    Hyalospongiae.

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class_ginkgopsida

  • noun ginkgos: in some systems classified as a class and in others as a subdivision; used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta
    class Ginkgophytina; Ginkgopsida; subdivision Ginkgophyta; Ginkgophytina; subdivision Ginkgophytina.

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hemipterous_insect

  • noun insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis
    hemipteron; bug; hemipteran.

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angustidontid

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most

  • adjective (superlative of `many' used with count nouns and often preceded by `the') quantifier meaning the greatest in number
    • who has the most apples?
    • most people like eggs
    • most fishes have fins
  • adjective the superlative of `much' that can be used with mass nouns and is usually preceded by `the'; a quantifier meaning the greatest in amount or extent or degree
    • made the most money he could
    • what attracts the most attention?
    • made the most of a bad deal

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gnetophytina

  • noun gymnospermous flowering plants; supposed link between conifers and angiosperms; in some systems classified as a class (Gnetopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Gnetophytina or Gnetophyta)
    subdivision Gnetophytina; Gnetopsida; class Gnetopsida; Gnetophyta.

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digestive

  • noun any substance that promotes digestion
  • adjective relating to or having the power to cause or promote digestion
    • digestive juices
    • a digestive enzyme
    • digestive ferment

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anthoceropsida

  • noun hornworts: in some classification systems included in the class Hepaticopsida
    class Anthoceropsida.

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uropod

(Zoöl.) Any one of the abdominal appendages of a crustacean, especially one of the posterior ones, which are often larger than the rest, and different in structure, and are used chiefly in locomotion. See Illust. of Crustacea, and Stomapoda.

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significant

  • adjective important in effect or meaning
    important.
    • a significant change in tax laws
    • a significant change in the Constitution
    • a significant contribution
    • significant details
    • statistically significant
  • adjective satellite fairly large
    substantial.
    • won by a substantial margin

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pair

  • noun a set of two similar things considered as a unit
    brace.
  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; duet; brace; dyad; duad.

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ostracod

  • noun tiny marine and freshwater crustaceans with a shrimp-like body enclosed in a bivalve shell
    seed shrimp; mussel shrimp.

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sea_spider

  • noun any of various small spiderlike marine arthropods having small thin bodies and long slender legs
    pycnogonid.

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subclass_euryalida

  • noun basket stars
    Euryalida.

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segment

  • noun one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
    section.
    • a section of a fishing rod
    • metal sections were used below ground
    • finished the final segment of the road
  • noun one of the parts into which something naturally divides
    • a segment of an orange

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class

  • noun a collection of things sharing a common attribute
    category; family.
    • there are two classes of detergents
  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    grade; course; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy

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oyster

  • noun marine mollusks having a rough irregular shell; found on the sea bed mostly in coastal waters
  • noun edible body of any of numerous oysters
    huitre.

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dorsal

  • adjective belonging to or on or near the back or upper surface of an animal or organ or part
    • the dorsal fin is the vertical fin on the back of a fish and certain marine mammals
  • adjective facing away from the axis of an organ or organism
    abaxial.
    • the abaxial surface of a leaf is the underside or side facing away from the stem

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pea_crab

  • noun tiny soft-bodied crab living commensally in the mantles of certain bivalve mollusks

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class_hepaticopsida

  • noun liverworts: comprises orders Anthocerotales; Jungermanniales; Marchantiales; Sphaerocarpales
    class Hepaticae; Hepaticopsida; Hepaticae.

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psilotatae

  • noun whisk ferns; comprising the family Psilotaceae or Psilotatae: vascular plants with no roots, partial if any leaf differentiation, and rudimentary spore sacs
    class Psilopsida; Psilopsida; class Psilotatae.

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jurassic

(Geol.) Of the age of the middle Mesozoic, including, as divided in England and Europe, the Lias, Oölite, and Wealden; -- named from certain rocks of the Jura mountains. -- n. The Jurassic period or formation; -- called also the Jura.

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bug

  • noun general term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling invertebrate
  • noun a fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine
    glitch.

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exopterygota

  • noun subclass of insects characterized by gradual and usually incomplete metamorphosis
    Hemimetabola; subclass Exopterygota.

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seafood

  • noun edible fish (broadly including freshwater fish) or shellfish or roe etc

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snap

  • noun the act of catching an object with the hands
    catch; grab; snatch.
    • Mays made the catch with his back to the plate
    • he made a grab for the ball before it landed
    • Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
    • the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion
  • noun a spell of cold weather
    • a cold snap in the middle of May

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class_musci

  • noun true mosses: bryophytes having leafy rather than thalloid gametophytes: comprises orders Andreaeales; Bryales; Dicranales; Eubryales; Sphagnales
    Musci; class Bryopsida; Bryopsida.

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phasmid

  • noun large cylindrical or flattened mostly tropical insects with long strong legs that feed on plants; walking sticks and leaf insects
    phasmid insect.

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subclass_phytomastigina

  • noun plantlike flagellates containing chlorophyll; often considered unicellular algae
    Phytomastigina.

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class_gasteropoda

  • noun snails and slugs and their relatives
    Gastropoda; class Gastropoda; Gasteropoda.

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milliped

  • noun any of numerous herbivorous nonpoisonous arthropods having a cylindrical body of 20 to 100 or more segments most with two pairs of legs
    millepede; millipede.

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class_chytridiomycetes

  • noun a class of mostly aquatic fungi; saprophytic or parasitic on algae or fungi or plants
    Chytridiomycetes.

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epimeron

(Zoöl.) (a) In crustaceans: The part of the side of a somite external to the basal joint of each appendage. See Illust. under Crustacea. (b) In insects: The lateral piece behind the episternum. Written also epimerum.

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mating

  • noun the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes
    coupling; union; sexual union; pairing; conjugation.
    • the casual couplings of adolescents
    • the mating of some species occurs only in the spring
  • verb engage in sexual intercourse
    pair; couple; mate; copulate.
    • Birds mate in the Spring

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subclass_branchiopoda

  • noun primitive aquatic mainly freshwater crustaceans: fairy shrimps; brine shrimps; tadpole shrimps; can shrimps; water fleas
    Branchiopoda.

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synapsida

  • noun extinct reptiles of the Permian to Jurassic considered ancestral to mammals
    subclass Synapsida.

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caryophyllidae

  • noun a group of families of mostly flowers having basal or central placentation and trinucleate pollen (binucleate pollen is commoner in flowering plants); contains 14 families including: Caryophyllaceae (carnations and pinks); Aizoaceae; Amaranthaceae; Batidaceae; Chenopodiaceae; Cactaceae (order Opuntiales); Nyctaginaceae; Phytolaccaceae; corresponds approximately to order Caryophyllales; sometimes classified as a superorder
    subclass Caryophyllidae.

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class_dicotyledones

  • noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with paired cotyledons and net-veined leaves; divided into six (not always well distinguished) subclasses (or superorders): Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae (considered primitive); Caryophyllidae (an early and distinctive offshoot); and three more or less advanced groups: Dilleniidae; Rosidae; Asteridae
    Dicotyledones; Magnoliopsida; class Dicotyledonae; class Magnoliopsida; Dicotyledonae.

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aquatic

  • noun a plant that lives in or on water
  • adjective relating to or consisting of or being in water
    • an aquatic environment

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bait

  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; lure; sweetener; hook.
  • noun something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
    decoy; lure.

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mitten

  • noun glove that encases the thumb separately and the other four fingers together

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cancer_borealis

  • noun large red deep-water crab of the eastern coast of North America
    Jonah crab.

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insect

  • noun small air-breathing arthropod
  • noun a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    dirt ball; worm; louse.

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monocotyledonae

  • noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel-veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and Liliidae
    Liliopsida; class Monocotyledonae; class Liliopsida; Monocotyledones; class Monocotyledones.

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hopper

  • noun funnel-shaped receptacle; contents pass by gravity into a receptacle below
  • noun someone who hops
    • at hopscotch, the best hoppers are the children

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gallfly

  • noun small solitary wasp that produces galls on oaks and other plants
    cynipid wasp; cynipid gall wasp; gall wasp.
  • noun fragile mosquito-like flies that produce galls on plants
    gall gnat; gall midge.

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class_diplopoda

  • noun arthropods having the body composed of numerous double somites each with two pairs of legs: millipedes
    Myriapoda; class Myriapoda; Diplopoda.

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taxophytina

  • noun yews: in some systems classified as a class (Taxopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Taxophytina) used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta
    subdivision Taxophytina; class Taxopsida; Taxopsida.

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brine

  • noun water containing salts
    seawater; saltwater.
    • the water in the ocean is all saltwater
  • noun a strong solution of salt and water used for pickling

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subclass_opisthobranchia

  • noun gastropods having the gills when present posterior to the heart and having no operculum: includes sea slugs; sea butterflies; sea hares
    Opisthobranchia.

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sporozoa

  • noun strictly parasitic protozoans that are usually immobile; includes plasmodia and coccidia and piroplasms and malaria parasites
    class Sporozoa.
  • noun parasitic spore-forming protozoan
    sporozoan.

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house_centipede

  • noun long-legged centipede common in damp places as e.g. cellars
    Scutigera coleoptrata.

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taxonomic

  • adjective of or relating to taxonomy
    taxonomical; systematic.
    • taxonomic relations
    • a taxonomic designation

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chrysophyceae

  • noun all the yellow-green algae having flagella of unequal length
    class Chrysophyceae; class Heterokontae; Heterokontae.

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hymenomycetes

  • noun used in some classifications; usually coextensive with order Agaricales: mushrooms; toadstools; agarics; bracket fungi
    class Hymenomycetes.

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crustaceology

That branch of Zoölogy which treats of the Crustacea; malacostracology; carcinology.

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giant

  • noun any creature of exceptional size
  • noun a person of exceptional importance and reputation
    colossus; titan; heavyweight; behemoth.

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harvestman

  • noun spiderlike arachnid with a small rounded body and very long thin legs
    Phalangium opilio; daddy longlegs.

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shellfish

  • noun meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
  • noun invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
    mollusk; mollusc.

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heteropterous

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longlegs

  • noun long-legged three-toed black-and-white wading bird of inland ponds and marshes or brackish lagoons
    stilt; stiltbird; long-legs; stilt plover; Himantopus stilt.

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true

  • noun proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment
    • out of true
  • verb make level, square, balanced, or concentric
    true up.
    • true up the cylinder of an engine

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scorpion

  • noun arachnid of warm dry regions having a long segmented tail ending in a venomous stinger
  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Scorpio
    Scorpio.

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angiospermae

  • noun comprising flowering plants that produce seeds enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Angiospermae) and in others a division (Magnoliophyta or Anthophyta)
    division Anthophyta; Anthophyta; Magnoliophyta; division Magnoliophyta; class Angiospermae.

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arthropod

  • noun invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin

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class_cycadopsida

  • noun palmlike gymnosperms: includes the surviving order Cycadales and several extinct orders; possibly not a natural group; in some systems considered a class (Cycadopsida) and in others a subdivision (Cycadophytina or Cycadophyta)
    Cycadopsida; Cycadophyta; subdivision Cycadophyta; subdivision Cycadophytina; Cycadophytina.

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psilopsida

  • noun whisk ferns; comprising the family Psilotaceae or Psilotatae: vascular plants with no roots, partial if any leaf differentiation, and rudimentary spore sacs
    class Psilopsida; Psilotatae; class Psilotatae.

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longhorn

  • noun long-horned beef cattle formerly common in southwestern United States
    Texas longhorn.

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anapsida

  • noun oldest known reptiles; turtles and extinct Permian forms
    subclass Anapsida.

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trichopteron

  • noun caddis fly
    trichopteran; trichopterous insect.

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subdivision_taxophytina

  • noun yews: in some systems classified as a class (Taxopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Taxophytina) used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta
    class Taxopsida; Taxophytina; Taxopsida.

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thysanopter

  • noun an insect of the order Thysanoptera
    thysanopterous insect; thysanopteron.

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merostomata

  • noun used in some classifications; includes the orders Xiphosura and Eurypterida
    class Merostomata.

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familiar

  • noun a person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    comrade; fellow; associate; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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class_chilopoda

  • noun arthropods having the trunk composed of numerous somites each bearing one pair of legs: centipedes
    Chilopoda.

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langouste

  • noun warm-water lobsters without claws; those from Australia and South Africa usually marketed as frozen tails; caught also in Florida and California
    rock lobster; spiny lobster; crayfish.
  • noun large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters
    crawfish; sea crawfish; rock lobster; spiny lobster; crayfish.

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terrestrial

  • adjective of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air
    telluric; tellurian; terrene.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants
    planetary.
    • planetary rumblings and eructations"- L.C.Eiseley
    • the planetary tilt
    • this terrestrial ball

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procerite

(Zoöl.) The segment next to the flagellum of the antennæ of Crustacea.

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isopoda

(Zoöl.) An order of sessile-eyed Crustacea, usually having seven pairs of legs, which are all similar in structure. ✍ The body is usually depressed, with the abdominal segments short, and often consolidated in part. The branchiæ are on the abdominal appendages. The group includes the terrestrial pill bugs and sow bugs, with numerous marine forms. See Arthrostrata, Gribble.

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phytomastigina

  • noun plantlike flagellates containing chlorophyll; often considered unicellular algae
    subclass Phytomastigina.

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stipe

  • noun supporting stalk or stem-like structure especially of a pistil or fern frond or supporting a mushroom cap

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class_flagellata

  • noun protozoa having flagella
    Mastigophora; Flagellata; class Mastigophora.

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superfamily

  • noun (biology) a taxonomic group ranking below an order but above a family

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substrate

  • noun the substance that is acted upon by an enzyme or ferment
  • noun a surface on which an organism grows or is attached
    substratum.
    • the gardener talked about the proper substrate for acid-loving plants

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tube

  • noun conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
    tubing.
  • noun electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
    vacuum tube; electron tube; thermionic vacuum tube; thermionic valve; thermionic tube.

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crabmeat

  • noun the edible flesh of any of various crabs
    crab.

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garden_centipede

  • noun minute arthropod often infesting the underground parts of truck-garden and greenhouse crops
    garden symphilid; symphilid; Scutigerella immaculata.

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odonate

  • noun large primitive predatory aquatic insect having two pairs of membranous wings

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ecrevisse

  • noun tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly
    crawfish; crayfish; crawdad.
  • noun small crayfish of Europe and Asia and western North America
    Old World crayfish.

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leaf-miner

  • noun any of various small moths or dipterous flies whose larvae burrow into and feed on leaf tissue especially of the family Gracilariidae
    leaf miner.

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paraphragma

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ophiuroidea

  • noun brittle stars and basket stars
    class Ophiuroidea.

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class_sporozoa

  • noun strictly parasitic protozoans that are usually immobile; includes plasmodia and coccidia and piroplasms and malaria parasites
    Sporozoa.

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amphibia

  • noun the class of vertebrates that live on land but breed in water; frogs; toads; newts; salamanders; caecilians
    class Amphibia.

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subclass_liliidae

  • noun one of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones; comprises 17 families including: Liliaceae; Alliaceae; Amaryllidaceae; Iridaceae; Orchidaceae; Trilliaceae
    Liliidae.

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arthropodan

  • adjective of or relating to invertebrates of the phylum Arthropoda
    arthropodal; arthropodous.

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suture

  • noun an immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull)
    sutura; fibrous joint.
  • noun a seam used in surgery
    surgical seam.

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hexapoda

  • noun insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
    Insecta; class Insecta; class Hexapoda.

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rhizopoda

  • noun creeping protozoans: amoebas and foraminifers
    subclass Rhizopoda.

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malacostraca

  • noun largest subclass of Crustacea including most of the well-known marine, freshwater, and terrestrial crustaceans: crabs; lobsters; shrimps; sow bugs; beach flies
    subclass Malacostraca.

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triassic

(Geol.) Of the age of, or pertaining to, the Trias. -- n. The Triassic formation.

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somite

  • noun one of a series of similar body segments into which some animals are divided longitudinally
    metamere.

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acnidosporidia

  • noun a subclass of Sporozoa
    subclass Acnidosporidia.

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sex

  • noun activities associated with sexual intercourse
    sexual activity; sex activity; sexual practice.
    • they had sex in the back seat
  • noun either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided
    • the war between the sexes

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gonopodium

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munnopsoid

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jonah_crab

  • noun large red deep-water crab of the eastern coast of North America
    Cancer borealis.

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tentaculata

  • noun ctenophores have retractile tentacles
    class Tentaculata.

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close

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; last; finis; finale; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last section of a communication
    closing; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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carboniferous

  • adjective of or relating to the Carboniferous geologic era
    • carboniferous rock system
  • noun from 345 million to 280 million years ago
    Carboniferous period.

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myxomycetes

  • noun the class of true slime molds; essentially equivalent to the division Myxomycota
    class Myxomycetes.
  • noun a slime mold of the class Myxomycetes
    myxomycete; acellular slime mold; true slime mold; plasmodial slime mold.

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hepaticae

  • noun liverworts: comprises orders Anthocerotales; Jungermanniales; Marchantiales; Sphaerocarpales
    class Hepaticopsida; class Hepaticae; Hepaticopsida.

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hydrozoa

  • noun coelenterates typically having alternation of generations; hydroid phase is usually colonial giving rise to the medusoid phase by budding: hydras and jellyfishes
    class Hydrozoa.
  • noun colonial coelenterates having the polyp phase dominant
    hydroid; hydrozoan.

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cirriped

  • noun marine crustaceans with feathery food-catching appendages; free-swimming as larvae; as adults form a hard shell and live attached to submerged surfaces
    cirripede; barnacle.

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gastric_mill

  • noun thick-walled muscular pouch below the crop in many birds and reptiles for grinding food
    gizzard; ventriculus.

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arthropodologist

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record

  • noun anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events
    • the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques
  • noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    phonograph recording; platter; phonograph record; disc; disk.

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class_channidae

  • noun snakeheads
    Channidae.

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crawfish

  • noun tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly
    ecrevisse; crayfish; crawdad.
  • noun small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster
    crayfish; crawdad; crawdaddy.

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subclass_acnidosporidia

  • noun a subclass of Sporozoa
    Acnidosporidia.

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tomalley

  • noun edible greenish substance in boiled lobster

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phasmid_insect

  • noun large cylindrical or flattened mostly tropical insects with long strong legs that feed on plants; walking sticks and leaf insects
    phasmid.

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protopodite

(Zoöl.) The basal portion, or two proximal and more or less consolidated segments, of an appendage of a crustacean.

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whip-scorpion

  • noun nonvenomous arachnid that resembles a scorpion and that has a long thin tail without a stinger
    whip scorpion.

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heteropterous_insect

  • noun true bugs: insects whose forewings are membranous but have leathery tips

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tergum

(Zoöl.) (a) The back of an animal. (b) The dorsal piece of a somite of an articulate animal. (c) One of the dorsal plates of the operculum of a cirriped.

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perspicaris

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pistol

  • noun a firearm that is held and fired with one hand
    shooting iron; side arm; handgun.

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pyrenomycetes

  • noun class of fungi in which the fruiting body is a perithecium; includes powdery mildews and ergot and Neurospora
    class Pyrenomycetes.

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class_myriapoda

  • noun arthropods having the body composed of numerous double somites each with two pairs of legs: millipedes
    class Diplopoda; Myriapoda; Diplopoda.

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riverside

  • noun the bank of a river
    riverbank.
  • noun a city in southern California

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subclass_copepoda

  • noun minute planktonic or parasitic crustaceans
    Copepoda.

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spiny_lobster

  • noun warm-water lobsters without claws; those from Australia and South Africa usually marketed as frozen tails; caught also in Florida and California
    rock lobster; crayfish; langouste.
  • noun large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters
    crawfish; sea crawfish; langouste; rock lobster; crayfish.

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class_filicopsida

  • noun ferns
    Filicopsida; class Filicinae; Filicinae.

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naupliar

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cancer_magister

  • noun small edible crab of Pacific coast of North America
    Dungeness crab.

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superclass_chelicerata

  • noun spiders; scorpions; horseshoe crabs
    Chelicerata.

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trichopteran

  • noun caddis fly
    trichopterous insect; trichopteron.

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sow

  • noun an adult female hog
  • verb place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
    seed.
    • She sowed sunflower seeds

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hypothesis

  • noun a proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations
  • noun a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
    theory; possibility.
    • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
    • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices

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selachii

  • noun sharks; rays; dogfishes; skates
    subclass Elasmobranchii; subclass Selachii; Elasmobranchii.

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malacostracan_crustacean

  • noun a major subclass of crustaceans

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pleomere

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homobasidiomycetes

  • noun category used in some classification systems for various basidiomycetous fungi including e.g. mushrooms and puffballs which are usually placed in the classes Gasteromycetes and Hymenomycetes
    subclass Homobasidiomycetes.

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rhodophyceae

  • noun coextensive with the Rhodophyta: red algae
    class Rhodophyceae.

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goose_barnacle

  • noun stalked barnacle that attaches to ship bottoms or floating timbers
    Lepas fascicularis; gooseneck barnacle.

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hemipteran

  • noun insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis
    hemipteron; bug; hemipterous insect.

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class_anthoceropsida

  • noun hornworts: in some classification systems included in the class Hepaticopsida
    Anthoceropsida.

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elasmobranchii

  • noun sharks; rays; dogfishes; skates
    Selachii; subclass Elasmobranchii; subclass Selachii.

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many

  • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number
    • many temptations
    • the temptations are many
    • a good many
    • a great many
    • many directions
    • take as many apples as you like
    • too many clouds to see
    • never saw so many people

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proturan

  • noun any of several minute primitive wingless and eyeless insects having a cone-shaped head; inhabit damp soil or decaying organic matter
    telsontail.

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class_psilotatae

  • noun whisk ferns; comprising the family Psilotaceae or Psilotatae: vascular plants with no roots, partial if any leaf differentiation, and rudimentary spore sacs
    class Psilopsida; Psilotatae; Psilopsida.

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pereion

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facet

  • noun a distinct feature or element in a problem
    aspect.
    • he studied every facet of the question
  • noun a smooth surface (as of a bone or cut gemstone)

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thysanuran

(Zoöl.) One of the Thysanura. Also used adjectively.

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lady_crab

  • noun brightly spotted crab of sandy beaches of the Atlantic coast of the United States
    Ovalipes ocellatus; American lady crab; calico crab.

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class_myxomycetes

  • noun the class of true slime molds; essentially equivalent to the division Myxomycota
    Myxomycetes.

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cyclosporeae

  • noun in more recent classifications superseded by the order Fucales
    class Cyclosporeae.

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division_anthophyta

  • noun comprising flowering plants that produce seeds enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Angiospermae) and in others a division (Magnoliophyta or Anthophyta)
    Anthophyta; Magnoliophyta; division Magnoliophyta; Angiospermae; class Angiospermae.

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class_ulvophyceae

  • noun alternative name for the class Chlorophyceae in some classifications
    Ulvophyceae.

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gnetophyta

  • noun gymnospermous flowering plants; supposed link between conifers and angiosperms; in some systems classified as a class (Gnetopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Gnetophytina or Gnetophyta)
    subdivision Gnetophytina; Gnetopsida; class Gnetopsida; Gnetophytina.

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invasive

  • adjective relating to a technique in which the body is entered by puncture or incision
  • adjective marked by a tendency to spread especially into healthy tissue
    • invasive cancer cells

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lepidopterous

(Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Lepidoptera.

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class_basidiomycetes

  • noun large class of higher fungi coextensive with subdivision Basidiomycota
    Basidiomycetes.

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community

  • noun a group of people living in a particular local area
    • the team is drawn from all parts of the community
  • noun common ownership
    • they shared a community of possessions

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tropical

  • adjective satellite relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator)
    tropic.
    • tropical islands
    • tropical fruit
  • adjective of or relating to the tropics, or either tropic
    • tropical year

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subclass_commelinidae

  • noun one of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones; comprises about 19,000 species in 25 families of mostly terrestrial herbs especially of moist places including: Cyperaceae; Gramineae; Bromeliaceae; and Zingiberaceae
    Commelinidae.

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isopod

  • noun any of various small terrestrial or aquatic crustaceans with seven pairs of legs adapted for crawling

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biting_louse

  • noun wingless insect with mouth parts adapted for biting; mostly parasitic on birds
    louse; bird louse.

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ranalian

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spiderly

  • adjective relating to or resembling a member of the class Arachnida
    spiderlike; spidery; arachnoid; arachnidian.

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heterokontae

  • noun all the yellow-green algae having flagella of unequal length
    class Chrysophyceae; Chrysophyceae; class Heterokontae.

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acorn_barnacle

  • noun barnacle that attaches to rocks especially in intertidal zones
    rock barnacle; Balanus balanoides.

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mastigophora

  • noun protozoa having flagella
    Flagellata; class Flagellata; class Mastigophora.

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class_dicotyledonae

  • noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with paired cotyledons and net-veined leaves; divided into six (not always well distinguished) subclasses (or superorders): Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae (considered primitive); Caryophyllidae (an early and distinctive offshoot); and three more or less advanced groups: Dilleniidae; Rosidae; Asteridae
    Dicotyledones; class Dicotyledones; Magnoliopsida; class Magnoliopsida; Dicotyledonae.

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class_hexapoda

  • noun insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
    Insecta; class Insecta; Hexapoda.

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phaeophyceae

  • noun brown algae; mostly marine and littoral eukaryotic algae
    class Phaeophyceae.

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liliopsida

  • noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel-veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and Liliidae
    class Monocotyledonae; class Liliopsida; Monocotyledones; class Monocotyledones; Monocotyledonae.

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fishery

  • noun a workplace where fish are caught and processed and sold
    piscary.

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abdominal

  • noun the muscles of the abdomen
    ab; abdominal muscle.
  • adjective of or relating to or near the abdomen
    • abdominal muscles

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daddy_longlegs

  • noun long-legged slender flies that resemble large mosquitoes but do not bite
    crane fly.
  • noun spiderlike arachnid with a small rounded body and very long thin legs
    Phalangium opilio; harvestman.

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damp

  • noun a slight wetness
    dampness; moistness.
  • verb deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
    dampen; mute; muffle; tone down; dull.

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class_zygomycetes

  • noun class of fungi coextensive with subdivision Zygomycota
    Zygomycetes.

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exopod

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true_lobster

  • noun large edible marine crustaceans having large pincers on the first pair of legs

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subclass_rhizopoda

  • noun creeping protozoans: amoebas and foraminifers
    Rhizopoda.

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sac

  • noun an enclosed space
    pocket; pouch; sack.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air
  • noun a case or sheath especially a pollen sac or moss capsule
    theca.