Definition of Eyestalks

1. Noun. (plural of eyestalk) ¹



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Definition of Eyestalks

1. eyestalk [n] - See also: eyestalk

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eyestalks

eyesight
eyesights
eyeslit
eyeslits
eyesocket
eyesockets
eyesome
eyesore
eyesores
eyesplice
eyesplices
eyespot
eyespots
eyespotted
eyestalk
eyestalks (current term)
eyestone
eyestones
eyestrain
eyestrains
eyestring
eyestrings
eyestripe
eyestripes
eyet
eyeteeth
eyetooth
eyets
eyewall
eyewall mesovortex

Literary usage of Eyestalks

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1900)
"Front, orbits and eyestalks not very small. Buccal frame quadrate anteriorly. ... Front of moderate width or very narrow. eyestalks often greatly elongate ..."

2. The Fauna and Geography of the Maldive and Laccadive Archipelagoes: Being by John Stanley Gardiner (1903)
"Whether the eyestalks can be raised, upon occasion, so that the small eyes are exposed, it is impossible to say, but in the spirit specimen they are ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1888)
"eyestalks short and thick, not reaching to the ends of the antennal peduncles. Internal antennae 3-4 times the length of the eyestalks. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"The movable eyestalks show marked compensating movements when the body is inclined. The compensating positions are maintained without reaction so long as ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"The movable eyestalks show marked compensating movements when the body is inclined. The compensating positions are maintained without reaction so long as ..."

6. The Crayfish: An Introduction to the Study of Zoology by Thomas Henry Huxley (1880)
"It is for this reason that the feelers and the eyestalks take a direction so different from that of the other appendages. The change of aspect of the ..."

7. A Course of Elementary Instruction in Practical Biology by Thomas Henry Huxley, Henry Newell Martin, George Bond Howes, Dukinfield Henry Scott (1902)
"... one pair of mandibles, one pair of antennae, one pair of antennules, one pair of eyestalks), making in all twenty pairs of appendages. ..."

8. Notes by a Naturalist: An Account of Observations Made During the Voyage of by Henry Nottidge Moseley (1892)
"In this species of crab, the eyestalks are very long. ... When the animal is on the alert, these long eyestalks are erected and stand up vertically side by ..."

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