Definition of Cephalopods

1. Noun. (plural of cephalopod) ¹



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Definition of Cephalopods

1. cephalopod [n] - See also: cephalopod

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cephalopods

cephalomotor
cephalon
cephalons
cephalont
cephalopagus
cephalopalpebral reflex
cephalopathy
cephalopelvic
cephalopelvimetry
cephalopharyngeus
cephalophore
cephalophores
cephalopod
cephalopod mollusk
cephalopodan
cephalopods (current term)
cephaloridine
cephaloridines
cephalorrhachidian
cephalorrhachidian index
cephalosome
cephalosomes
cephalosporanic acid
cephalosporanic acids
cephalosporin
cephalosporin 7-alpha-hydroxylase
cephalosporin C transaminase
cephalosporin resistance
cephalosporinase
cephalosporins

Literary usage of Cephalopods

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1. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"CHAPTER XXVI cephalopods Place in Nature.—Disregarding for the present the great sub- kingdom Protozoa, the animals followed three great evolutionary lines, ..."

2. Elements of Geology: A Text-book for Colleges and for the General Reader by Joseph LeConte (1891)
"cephalopods.—One of the most striking characteristics of the Jurassic period is the culmination of the class of cephalopods in number, diversity of forms, ..."

3. Elements of Zoölogy: A Textbook by Sanborn Tenney (1875)
"But the most gigantic species of cephalopods ever seen have been obtained ... THIS Order comprises cephalopods which have two branchiae, sin ink-gland, and, ..."

4. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson (1872)
"... cephalopods or Cuttle-fishes are characterised as being swimming animals, almost invariably naked, with never more than eight or ten arms, ..."

5. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1906)
"The advance of the cephalopods.—The mollusks were an interesting factor of the Hamilton fauna. The new lobate-sutured cephalopods, ..."

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