Definition of Alcyonium

1. n. A genus of fleshy Alcyonaria, its polyps somewhat resembling flowers with eight fringed rays. The term was also formerly used for certain species of sponges.



Definition of Alcyonium

1. Noun. (zoology) Any of the genus ''Alcyonium'' of fleshy Alcyonaria, their polyps somewhat resembling flowers with eight fringed rays. ¹

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Medical Definition of Alcyonium

1. A genus of fleshy Alcyonaria, its polyps somewhat resembling flowers with eight fringed rays. The term was also formerly used for certain species of sponges. Origin: Gr. A zoophyte, so called from being like the halcyon's nest. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alcyonium

alcopops
alcorza
alcorzas
alcos
alcove
alcoved
alcoves
alcuronium
alcuronium chloride
alcyonacea
alcyonaria
alcyonarian
alcyonarians
alcyones
alcyonic
alcyonium (current term)
alcyoniums
alcyonoid
alcyonoids
aldactazide
aldadiene
aldaric
aldaric acid
aldaric acids
aldazine
aldazines
aldea
aldeas
aldebaran
aldebaranium

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