Definition of Radiolarian

1. Noun. Protozoa with amoeba-like bodies and radiating filamentous pseudopods.

Generic synonyms: Actinopod
Group relationships: Order Radiolaria, Radiolaria



Definition of Radiolarian

1. a. Of or pertaining to the Radiolaria.

Definition of Radiolarian

1. Noun. Any of many marine amoeboid protozoa, of subclass ''Radiolaria'', having filamentous pseudopodia; they have intricate silica skeletons ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Radiolarian

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Medical Definition of Radiolarian

1. Of or pertaining to the Radiolaria. One of the Radiolaria. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Radiolarian

radioisotopes
radioisotopic
radioisotopic purity
radioisotopically
radiokrypton
radiolabel
radiolabeled
radiolabeling
radiolabelled
radiolabelled thyroxine
radiolabelling
radiolabels
radioland
radiolanthanum
radiolaria
radiolarian (current term)
radiolarian ooze
radiolarians
radiolarite
radiolarites
radiole
radiolead
radioles
radiolesion
radiolesions
radioless
radioli
radioligand
radioligands

Literary usage of Radiolarian

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1. Report and Transactions (1897)
"ADDITIONAL NOTES ON THE radiolarian ROCKS IN THE LOWER CULM-MEASURES TO THE ... The occurrence of radiolarian rocks in these different districts has been ..."

2. A Contribution to the Oceanography of the Pacificby James Milton Flint by James Milton Flint (1905)
"radiolarian ooze.—No well.marked example of radiolarian ooze has been found in the specimens examined. Though radiolaria are noted in most of the samples, ..."

3. The Unity of the Organism; Or, The Organismal Conception of Life by William Emerson Ritter (1919)
"(b) Comparison of a radiolarian and a Jelly-fish Carrying the comparison of unicellular, ... we will take up a radiolarian for brief consideration. ..."

4. The Unity of the Organism; Or, The Organismal Conception of Life by William Emerson Ritter (1919)
"(b) Comparison of a radiolarian and a Jelly-fish Carrying the comparison of unicellular, "simple" or "untrue" animals, with multicellular, "complex," "true ..."

5. The Earth's History: An Introduction to Modern Geology by Robert Davies Roberts (1893)
"Taking soundings into deeper water in like manner, organic remains begin to increase in number until the Red Clay passes into radiolarian ooze ; but in this ..."

6. The Earth's History: An Introduction to Modern Geology by Robert Davies Roberts (1893)
"Taking soundings into deeper water in like manner, organic remains begin to increase in number until the Red Clay passes into radiolarian ooze; ..."

7. The Microscope and Its Revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter, William Henry Dallinger (1891)
"Among the beautiful silicious structures which are met with in the radiolarian sandstone of Barbadoes (fig. 586) there is none more interesting than the ..."

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