Word Study
Index
: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
[2x]
: A A- A. Aa Ab Ac Ad Ae Af Ag Ah Ai Aj Ak Al Am An Ao Ap Aq Ar As At Au Av Aw Ax Ay Az
amphilogy | amphimacer | amphimixis | amphineura | amphioxidae | amphioxus | amphipneust | amphipod | amphipoda | amphipodan | amphipodous

amphioxus

RELATED WORD :


 : 
Noun
 : 
am=phi=ox=us

CIDE DICTIONARY

amphioxusn. [NL., fr. Gr. + sharp.].
     A fishlike creature (Amphioxus lanceolatus), two or three inches long, found in temperature seas; -- also called the lancelet. Its body is pointed at both ends. It is the lowest and most generalized of the vertebrates, having neither brain, skull, vertebræ, nor red blood. It forms the type of the group Acrania, Leptocardia, etc.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

amphioxus, n. any lancelet of the genus Branchiostoma (formerly Amphioxus).

Etymology
mod.L, formed as AMPHI- + Gk oxus sharp

For further exploring for "amphioxus" in Webster Dictionary Online


TIP #06: On Bible View and Passage View, drag the yellow bar to adjust your screen. [ALL]
created in 0.24 seconds
powered by bible.org