Definition of Cyclostomata

1. Noun. Primitive jawless aquatic vertebrate: lampreys; hagfishes.

Definition of Cyclostomata

1. n. pl. A division of Bryozoa, in which the cells have circular apertures.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cyclostomata

Cycloloma atriplicifolium
Cyclopean architecture
Cyclopes didactylus
Cyclophorus lingua
Cyclopterus lumpus
Cyclostomata (current term)
Cydonia oblonga
Cygnus atratus
Cygnus buccinator
Cygnus columbianus
Cygnus columbianus bewickii
Cygnus columbianus columbianus
Cygnus cygnus

Literary usage of Cyclostomata

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Introduction to the Study of Fossils (plants and Animals) by Hervey Woodburn Shimer (1914)
"It is doubtful if the Cyclostomata are known from the Paleozoic, ... Give distinguishing characters of Class Cyclostomata, also a living and a possible ..."

2. Catalogue of Marine Polyzoa in the Collection of the British Museum by British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology, George Busk (1875)
"Smitt iu his two papers on the order Cyclostomata*. ... Cyclostomata. Cells tubular, calcareous, partially free or wholly connate; aperture terminal, ..."

3. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1885)
"I cannot however assent to his view that they are 1 The following classification of the Cyclostomata is employed in the present chapter : L ..."

4. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"CHAPTER XV SUBPHYLUM VERTEBRATA: CLASS I. Cyclostomata THE Cyclostomata (Fig. 352) are vertebrates that have a superficial resemblance to eels, ..."

5. A Text-book of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1921)
"CLASS I-Cyclostomata. The Cyclostomata, or Lampreys and Hags, are eel-like animals, distinguished from all other Craniata by the possession of a suctorial ..."

6. A Manual of Zoology by Richard Hertwig (1912)
"Vertebrates respiring for a time or throughout life by means of gills; neither amnion nor allantois present in the embryo. Class I. Cyclostomata ..."

7. Outlines of Zoology by John Arthur Thomson, Marion Isabel Newbigin (1906)
"CHAPTER XXI. PHYLUM CHORDATA. SUB-PHYLUM CRANIATA. CLASS Cyclostomata. ... Unlike all higher Vertebrates (Gnathostomata\ the Cyclostomata have round ..."

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