Definition of Salpians

1. salpian [n] - See also: salpian



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Salpians

saloonlike
saloons
saloop
saloops
salop
salopettes
salopian
salops
salorthids
salp
salpa
salpae
salpas
salpian
salpians (current term)
salpicon
salpicons
salpid
salpids
salpiform
salpiglosses
salpiglossis
salping-
salpingectomies
salpingectomy
salpingemphraxis
salpinges
salpingian
salpingioma

Literary usage of Salpians

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

1. Lectures on the Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of the Invertebrate Animals by Richard Owen (1855)
"The only conspicuous vital action in the salpians is the rhythmical contraction and expansion of the mantle ; in which the elasticity of the outer tunic ..."

2. Lectures on the Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of the Invertebrate by Richard Owen, William White Cooper (1843)
"The sexes are distinct in the salpians, as in the solitary Ascidians. ... The only conspicuous vital action in the salpians is the rythmical contraction and ..."

3. Vertebrate Zoölogy by Horatio Hackett Newman (1920)
"Colonial salpians.—The genus Salpa is the only representative of the Thaliacea that is ... In other respects they are quite like the solitary salpians. ..."

4. Vertebrate Zoölogy by Horatio Hackett Newman (1920)
"THALIACEA (salpians) These are all free-swimming tunicates that live near the sea surface ... In the typical salpians the body is strikingly like a barrel, ..."

5. Lectures on the Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of the Invertebrate Animals by Richard Owen (1855)
"The only conspicuous vital action in the salpians is the rhythmical contraction and expansion of the mantle ; in which the elasticity of the outer tunic ..."

6. Lectures on the Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of the Invertebrate by Richard Owen, William White Cooper (1843)
"The sexes are distinct in the salpians, as in the solitary Ascidians. ... The only conspicuous vital action in the salpians is the rythmical contraction and ..."

7. Vertebrate Zoölogy by Horatio Hackett Newman (1920)
"Colonial salpians.—The genus Salpa is the only representative of the Thaliacea that is ... In other respects they are quite like the solitary salpians. ..."

8. Vertebrate Zoölogy by Horatio Hackett Newman (1920)
"THALIACEA (salpians) These are all free-swimming tunicates that live near the sea surface ... In the typical salpians the body is strikingly like a barrel, ..."

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