Definition of Ascidians

1. Noun. (plural of ascidian) ¹



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Definition of Ascidians

1. ascidian [n] - See also: ascidian

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascidians

asceticism
asceticisms
ascetick
ascetics
ascham
aschamalmite
aschams
aschelminth
aschematic
asci
ascian
ascians
ascidia
ascidian
ascidian tadpole
ascidians (current term)
ascidiaria
ascidiarium
ascidiate
ascidiform
ascidioidea
ascidiozooid
ascidiozooids
ascidium
ascience
ascient
ascigerous
asciibetically
ascites
ascites adiposus

Literary usage of Ascidians

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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1921)
"This is proved by the •t that some of the compound ascidians show much closer relationship particular families of simple ascidians than they do to each ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1895)
"Numerous recent writers have doubted the genetic unity of th« compound ascidians; ie, they have doubted whether their property of budding, the character ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"Owing to the high degree of differentiation of the egg and early cleavage stages of ascidians, the small number of cells present during gastrulation and ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Milne-Edwards (5) also founded the group of "Social" ascidians, ... The structure and the systematic arrangement of the Simple ascidians have been mainly ..."

5. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1898)
"The ascidians, varied as they are in external appearance, present certain general anatomical uniformities, which are capable of being represented by a ..."

6. Amphioxus and the Ancestry of the Vertebrates by Arthur Willey (1894)
"In correlation with this sessile habit of existence we find that the ascidians, in contrast to Amphioxus, are hermaphrodite,— an almost universal condition ..."

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