Definition of Lagena

1. n. The terminal part of the cochlea in birds and most reptiles; an appendage of the sacculus, corresponding to the cochlea, in fishes and amphibians.



Definition of Lagena

1. Noun. (anatomy) The upper part of the cochlear duct. ¹

2. Noun. A similar structure, shaped like a flask, that is a hearing organ in some vertebrates. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lagena

1. a narrow-necked bottle [n -S]

Medical Definition of Lagena

1. The terminal part of the cochlea in birds and most reptiles; an appendage of the sacculus, corresponding to the cochlea, in fishes and amphibians. (04 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lagena

laffer
laffing
laffittite
laffs
laflammeite
laft
lafte
lafutidine
lag
lag bolt
lag phase
lag screw
lagan
lagans
lagemorpha
lagena (current term)
lagenas
lagend
lagends
lagenian
lageniform
lagenæ
lager
lager beer
lager lout
lager louts
lager top
lager tops
lagered
lagered up

Literary usage of Lagena

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1891)
"Found in all the gatherings ; common at 7 fathoms and 53 fathoms, lagena ... lagena crenata, Parker and Jones. lagena crenata, Parker and Jones, 1865, Phil. ..."

2. On the Recent Foraminifera of Great Britain by William Crawford Williamson (1858)
"lagena, Williamson, Brown, Parker and Jones. Shell free, regular, oval, oblong, ... lagena differs from Orbulina in it's hyaline texture, and in its long ..."

3. Catalogue of the Specimens of Amphipodous Crustacea in the Collection of the by Charles Spence Bate (1862)
"... lagena, Edwards, Hist, des Crust, t. iii. p. 21. ... A. vorax, with a specimen of A. lagena presented to the British Museum by M. ..."

4. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1876)
"Always of simple construction, lagena, nevertheless, has its surface occasionally beset with rough granules of ..."

5. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1870)
"lagena gracillima is frequently met with in Northumbrian estuaries. ... lagena marginata, Walker & Jacob, sp. Serpula (lagena) marginata, Walker & Jacob ..."

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