Definition of Radiolaria

1. Noun. Marine protozoa.

Exact synonyms: Order Radiolaria
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Actinopoda, Subclass Actinopoda
Member holonyms: Radiolarian



Definition of Radiolaria

1. n. pl. Order of rhizopods, usually having a siliceous skeleton, or shell, and sometimes radiating spicules. The pseudopodia project from the body like rays. It includes the polycystines. See Polycystina.

Definition of Radiolaria

1. Noun. (plural of radiolarian) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Radiolaria

1. Order of rhizopods, usually having a siliceous skeleton, or shell, and sometimes radiating spicules. The pseudopodia project from the body like rays. It includes the polycystines. See Polycystina. Origin: NL. See Radioli. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Radiolaria

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1. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1902)
"fragments of clastic quartz are rarely as large as the Radiolaria, and graduate downwards to the finest dust. Very minute bedding is clearly seen in ..."

2. Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General Introduction by Henry Alleyne Nicholson (1879)
"... the head of Radiolaria are grouped together at the present day various, mostly microscopic, Protozoans which typically possess a siliceous ..."

3. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1871-78 by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1879)
"Only a few Radiolaria were observed, and these, according to Professor Haeckel, to whom they were submitted, appear to be identical with those found in. the ..."

4. Lessons in Elementary Biology by Thomas Jeffery Parker (1900)
"FORAMINIFERA, Radiolaria, DIATOMS LESS. The Radiolaria form another group of marine animalcules, the numerous genera of which are, like the Foram- ..."

5. The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and (1878)
"THE publication by Mr. St. George Mivart of an elaborate memoir on the Radiolaria* is undoubtedly an event in the annals of biological literature. ..."

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