Definition of Myxinidae

1. Noun. Slime-producing marine animals: hagfishes.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myxinidae

Mysidae
Mysis
Mysoline
Mysore
Mysore thorn
Mystic Jewel
Mysticeti
Mytilene
Mytilidae
Mytilini
Mytilus
Mytilus edulis
Myvyrian
Myxine
Myxine glutinosa
Myxinidae
Myxiniformes
Myxinikela
Myxinikela siroka
Myxinoidea
Myxinoidei
Myxobacterales
Myxobacteriaceae
Myxobacteriales
Myxocephalus
Myxocephalus aenaeus
Myxomycetes
Myxomycota
Myxophyceae
Myxosporidia

Literary usage of Myxinidae

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1. Zoology: An Elementary Text-book by Arthur Everett Shipley, Ernest William MacBride (1904)
"The myxinidae are the animals known as Hag-fish. They adhere to fish on whose flesh they feed, but, unlike the Lampreys, they can actually burrow into their ..."

2. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1876)
"... that in the myxinidae, at the end of the abdominal cavity at both sides, lying close to the rectum, is a short canal which, piercing the abdominal walls ..."

3. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"... eyeless fish, twelve to fifteen inches and eats them away. Gen. myxinidae [Gr. long, which works into the inside of other fish, vos, slime-fish}, ord. ..."

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