Definition of Artemia

1. Noun. Fairy shrimp; brine shrimp.

Exact synonyms: Chirocephalus, Genus Artemia, Genus Chirocephalus
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Anostraca, Order Anostraca
Member holonyms: Fairy Shrimp, Artemia Salina, Brine Shrimp



Definition of Artemia

1. n. A genus of phyllopod Crustacea found in salt lakes and brines; the brine shrimp. See Brine shrimp.

Definition of Artemia

1. Noun. The brine shrimp (of genus ''Artemia'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Artemia

1. A genus of phyllopod Crustacea found in salt lakes and brines; the brine shrimp. See Brine shrimp. Origin: NL, fr. Gr, a Greek goddess. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Artemia

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artemesinin
artemether
artemia (current term)
artemias
artemin
artemins
artemisia
artemisias
artemisinin
artemon
artemons
artemotil
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arterenol
arteri-
arteria
arteria acetabuli

Literary usage of Artemia

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1. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1871-78 by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1877)
"In further illustration of this subject, the author gives reasons for believing that the entire genus artemia is only a degraded form of ..."

2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario, Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871) (1874)
"The two European species of artemia are remarkably different. artemia salina has a strongly bifid tail surrounded by 15 to 20 bristles and narrow gills ..."

3. The Primary Factors of Organic Evolution by Edward Drinker Cope (1904)
"The Conversion of artemia Into Branchinecta.\ In 1871 the spring flood broke down the barriers separating the two different lakes of the salt works near ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1906)
"Front aspect of head of male artemia franciscana, n. ар., ... artemia« occur in all these pools from 1.08 on, most abundant, largest and most active, ..."

5. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"... see only one colour with different variations of intensity. We perceive colours as colours; they only perceive them as light. Germs of artemia ..."

6. Microscopy for Beginners: Or, Common Objects from the Ponds and Ditches by Alfred Cheatham Stokes (1887)
"15 artemia (Fig. 169). artemia occurs only in brine or the water of salt lakes. It is not rarely found in the hogsheads of water on railroad bridges or ..."

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