Definition of Operculars

1. Noun. (plural of opercular) ¹



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Definition of Operculars

1. opercular [n] - See also: opercular

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Operculars

operatories
operatorless
operators
operatorship
operatorships
operatory
operatour
operatours
opercele
operceles
opercle
opercula
opercular
opercular fold
opercular part
operculars (current term)
operculate
operculated
operculates
opercule
opercules
operculiferous
operculiform
operculigenous
operculitis
operculum
operculum ilei
operculums
opere citato
operetta

Literary usage of Operculars

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1866)
"No trace of inter-operculars. Branchiostegal rays numerous, flattened, enamelled. The sculpture of the cranial and facial bones consists of close-set ..."

2. ... The Blood-vascular System of the Loricati, the Mailcheeked Fishes by William Fitch Allen (1905)
"... side of the operculars; running dorsad behind the corresponding arteries, they curve ventrad, after leaving the dorsal edge of the ..."

3. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1866)
"No trace <.f inter-operculars. Branchiostegal rays numerous, flattened, enamelled. The sculpture of the cranial and facial bones consists of close-set ..."

4. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1916)
"... caudal and dorsal fins, scales, operculars, gulars and the elements connecting the shoulder- girdle with the skull, largely reduced the cleithrum and ..."

5. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"... and ' operculars,'34 — 37, fig. 81, are suppressed in the Reptile ; while the ' malar,' 26, and squamosal, 27, are not developed in the fish. ..."

6. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"... and ' operculars,' 34—37, fig. 81, are suppressed in the Reptile; while the ' malar,' 2«, ..."

7. History of the Human Body by Harris Hawthorne Wilder (1909)
"The operculum, or gill-flap, which is present in these fishes, is covered and augmented by supra-, sub-, and pre-operculars. In short, to anticipate the ..."

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