Definition of Pinnula

1. n. Same as Pinnule.



Definition of Pinnula

1. pinnule [n -LAE] : PINNULAR [adj] - See also: pinnule

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinnula

pinnigrada
pinnigrade
pinnigrades
pinning
pinnings
pinniped
pinniped mammal
pinnipedes
pinnipedia
pinnipeds
pinnock
pinnocks
pinnoed
pinnothere
pinnotheres
pinnula (current term)
pinnulae
pinnular
pinnulas
pinnulate
pinnulated
pinnule
pinnules
pinny
pinnywinkles
pinochle
pinochles
pinocle
pinocles
pinocyte

Literary usage of Pinnula

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1. Illustrations of the Geology of Yorkshire: Or, A Description of the Strata by John Phillips, Robert Etheridge (1875)
"pinnula:. with eori, enlarged, ?. Pig. 3. Thecal mass. Fig. 4. Pimm! ... Usually three spore-masses ; but the basal pinnula appears to have had every lobe ..."

2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1872)
"... pinnula, Ehr. 19. striata, Ehr. 20. globulosa, Ehr, 21. ... 14, Gram, pinnula, seems to be the tapering ..."

3. A Manual of Zoology by Richard Hertwig (1912)
"pinnula, lancet-shaped processes supported by calcareous bodies in which the sexual products ripen until freed by dehiscence (fig. 298). ..."

4. Text-book of Comparative Anatomy by Arnold Lang, Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1896)
"C, Ambulacrum after removal of tlie pinnula? und covering plates. D, After tlie further removal of the side plates and accessory side plates (except 3). ..."

5. Zoology for High Schools and Colleges by Alpheus Spring Packard (1881)
"Armless, but with five series of pinnula?, and with a stalk ... Usually armed, witli jointed pinnula', and a short stalk, the latter sometimes absent, ..."

6. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1838)
"Frond twice pinnate, pinna and pinnula distant; the latter linear. It will require several years of close observation to prove, by real experiment, ..."

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