Definition of Ophiuroids

1. Noun. (plural of ophiuroid) ¹



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Definition of Ophiuroids

1. ophiuroid [n] - See also: ophiuroid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ophiuroids

ophite
ophites
ophitic
ophiuchus
ophiura
ophiuran
ophiurans
ophiuras
ophiurid
ophiurida
ophiurids
ophiurioid
ophiurioids
ophiuroid
ophiuroidea
ophiuroids (current term)
ophritis
ophryitis
ophryogenes
ophryon
ophryons
ophryosis
ophryospinal angle
ophthalm-
ophthalmalgia
ophthalmectomy
ophthalmia
ophthalmia eczematosa
ophthalmia neonatorum
ophthalmia nivalis

Literary usage of Ophiuroids

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1900)
"In development the water-pore of recent ophiuroids originally opens on the dorsal ... The Alimentary System remains very simple in all the ophiuroids, ..."

2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1892)
"^»e following papers were read :— >• Contribution to the Classification of ophiuroids, with Descriptions of some new and little-known Forms. ..."

3. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1892)
"644 & 645)- (5) Proa »ter, ancestor of Asteroids and ophiuroids. These ancestral forms are directly descended one from another in the above order, ..."

4. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1885)
"(2) The blastopore usually becomes the permanent anus but it closes at the end of larval life (there being no anus in the adult) in ophiuroids and some ..."

5. A Manual of Palæontology for the Use of Students with a General Introduction by Henry Alleyne Nicholson (1879)
"As regards their distribution in time, the ophiuroids make their first appearance in the Lower Silurian, and they are represented by various ancient types ..."

6. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"In Ophiothrix each cluster of genital " glands " is replaced by a single organ. The development of the ophiuroids is described in the case of two species, ..."

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