Definition of Ostracods

1. Noun. (plural of ostracod) ¹



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Definition of Ostracods

1. ostracod [n] - See also: ostracod

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ostracods

ostracites
ostracizable
ostracization
ostracizations
ostracize
ostracized
ostracizes
ostracizing
ostracod
ostracoda
ostracode
ostracoderm
ostracodermi
ostracoderms
ostracodes
ostracods (current term)
ostracoid
ostracoidea
ostracoids
ostracon
ostracum
ostraka
ostrakon
ostrasize
ostrea
ostreaceous
ostreaculture
ostreaphile
ostreger
ostregers

Literary usage of Ostracods

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1. The Food of the Fishes of Winona Lake by Willis DeRyke, Will Scott (1922)
"8 Chironomus larvae; 4 ostracods; mass of plant tissue. ... 9 Chironomus larvae; 3 ostracods; rest of contents consists of algae, diatoms and small pieces ..."

2. Transactions of the Manchester Geological Society by Manchester Geological Society (1892)
"The Bivalves are dwarfed and stunted. The bottom bed is formed of purple, and very bent clays, yielding ostracods and fragments of very thin and fragile A ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1858)
"In case it may be thought that the ostracods were descended from those that may have been introduced before the supply of the Loch Thorn water was shut off, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1894)
"Such is Mr MacLean's account of this interesting example of the apparently erratic distribution of these ostracods. In case it may be thought that the ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"... it does not disdain to feed upon small insects that fall into the water, obtains its main supply from the little crustacean formi such as ostracods and ..."

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