Definition of Polypes
1. polype [n] - See also: polype
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polypes
Literary usage of Polypes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Geology and Mineralogy Considered with Reference to Natural Theology by William Buckland (1841)
"FOSSIL REMAINS OF polypes. IT was stated in our Chapter on Strata of the ... These coralline bodies are the production of polypes, nearly allied to the ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"T Л canals as is characteristic of the Alcyonaria generally. Tlic polypes bave eight pinnately-fringed tentacles, and eight mesenteric '•[!-. ..."
3. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1898)
"NOTES ON MEDUS/E AND polypes Annals and Magazine of Natural History, vol. vi. 1850,//. 66-7 HMS Rattlesnake, CAPE Y0RK, October 1849. ..."
4. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"4) and the into the mass, and is proceeds from the cell thus also continuous with the corresponding membranes of other polypes; for the canals divide into ..."
5. Animal and Vegetable Physiology Considered with Reference to Natural Theology by Peter Mark Roget (1834)
"The way in which the polypes are embedded in the flesh is seen in Fig. ... In many cases the polypes are lodged in cup- like depressions in the surface of ..."
6. A Course of Elementary Instruction in Practical Biology by Thomas Henry Huxley, Henry Newell Martin, George Bond Howes, Dukinfield Henry Scott (1902)
"These are polypes, the brown ones belonging to the species usually termed Hydra fusca ... The polypes generally remain attached to one spot for a long time, ..."
7. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1861)
"... detect here and there groups of minute, milk-white, thread-like bodies, which on closer examination show themselves to be graceful clavate polypes of ..."