Definition of Byssuses

1. Noun. (plural of byssus) ¹



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Definition of Byssuses

1. byssus [n] - See also: byssus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Byssuses

byspel
byspell
byspells
byspels
byssaceous
byssal
byssi
byssiferous
byssine
byssinoses
byssinosis
byssinotic
byssoid
byssolite
byssus
byssuses (current term)
bystander
bystander effect
bystander help
bystanders
bystreet
bystreets
bystrite
bytale
bytalk
bytalks
byte
bytecode
bytecodes
bytes

Literary usage of Byssuses

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1. Anatomy of the Invertebrata by Carl Th. Ernst Siebold (1874)
"(15) After their escape from the eggs, these embryos are held together by their entangled byssuses. Subsequently, when the adductor muscle has definitely ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1858)
"All that I can at present say is, that they do not die under the operation, and that they are still living, having also re-formed new byssuses. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1858)
"All that I can at present say is, that they do not die under the operation, and that they are still living, having also re-formed new byssuses. ..."

4. Transactions of the Leeds Geological Association by Leeds Geological Association (1892)
"The numerous kinds of brachiopods attached themselves by means of their self-made byssuses to different objects. ..."

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