Definition of Siphonal

1. a. Of or pertaining to a siphon; resembling a siphon.



Definition of Siphonal

1. Adjective. (zoology) Resembling or relating to a siphon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Siphonal

1. of or pertaining to a siphon [adj]

Medical Definition of Siphonal

1. Of or pertaining to a siphon; resembling a siphon. Siphonal stomach, a stomach which is tubular and bent back upon itself, like a siphon, as in the salmon. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Siphonal

sinusoids
sinusotomies
sinusotomy
sinuvertebral nerves
sioux
sip
sipage
sipe
siped
sipes
siphilis
siphon
siphon off
siphonage
siphonages
siphonal (current term)
siphonapteran
siphonapterology
siphonarid
siphonariid
siphonariids
siphonata
siphonate
siphoned
siphoner
siphoners
siphonet
siphonets
siphonia
siphoniata

Literary usage of Siphonal

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1. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... by the excurrent or superior siphonal notch of the mantle ... the stream which sets into the sub-pallial chamber at the lower siphonal notch (fin fig. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... of the shell occupied by the siphonal but probably the orifice of a gland ; b, median line of foot. fresh-water, and some terrestrial forms. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association by Geologists' Association (1904)
"The anterior part of the siphonal surface bears feeble, transverse, ... A); there is also on one side, a little nearer the siphonal than the ..."

4. Mosquito Eradication by Walter Ernest Hardenburg (1922)
"Scales 14-22, with stout apical and slender lateral spines; 13-18 siphonal spines with 2 or 3 small teeth sometimes simple; fresh water, Aedes trivittatus. ..."

5. Mosquito Eradication by Walter Ernest Hardenburg (1922)
"Scales 14-22, with stout apical and slender lateral spines; 13-18 siphonal spines with 2 or 3 small teeth sometimes simple; fresh water, ..."

6. The American Geologist by Newton Horace Winchell (1895)
"The branchial area proper is the space between this and the area occupied by the siphons or siphonal openings. The siphonal area is sometimes quite ..."

7. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine, Taylor and Francis (1854)
"Siphons elongate, with large fan-shaped retractor muscles; siphonal inflection ... siphonal inflection deep, oblong, rather contracted at the outer edge, ..."

8. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1916)
"Septa moderately closely arranged, or sometimes a little crowded; siphonal lobe nearly twice as wide as long, and provided with two large terminal widely ..."

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