Definition of Euplectella

1. Noun. A genus of Hyalospongiae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Euplectella
Generic synonyms: Sponge Genus
Group relationships: Class Hyalospongiae, Hyalospongiae
Member holonyms: Venus's Flower Basket



Definition of Euplectella

1. n. A genus of elegant, glassy sponges, consisting of interwoven siliceous fibers, and growing in the form of a cornucopia; -- called also Venus's flower-basket.

Definition of Euplectella

1. Noun. Any of the genus ''Euplectella'' of glassy sponges. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Euplectella

1. A genus of elegant, glassy sponges, consisting of interwoven siliceous fibres, and growing in the form of a cornucopia. Synonym: Venus's flower-basket. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Well plaited; well + plaited. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Euplectella

euphuistically
euphuists
euphuize
euphuized
euphuizes
euphuizing
euphyllophyte
euphyllophytes
eupione
eupittone
eupittonic
euplasia
euplastic
euplastic lymph
euplastics
euplectella (current term)
euplectellas
euplexoptera
euploid
euploidies
euploids
euploidy
euplotes
eupnaea
eupnea
eupneas
eupneic
eupnoea
eupnoeas
eupnoeic

Literary usage of Euplectella

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1. Notes by a Naturalist: An Account of Observations Made During the Voyage of by Henry Nottidge Moseley (1892)
"Mode of Dredging up euplectella. Mactan Island, Raised Reef. Large Cerianthus. Trachytic Volcano at Camiguin Island. Temperature at which Plants can Grow in ..."

2. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1871-78 by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1877)
"ANNUAL RECORD OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY. GATHERING OF euplectella. Among the most beautiful objects in the way of natural curiosities is the now well-known ..."

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