Definition of Siphonophores

1. Noun. (plural of siphonophore) ¹



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Definition of Siphonophores

1. siphonophore [n] - See also: siphonophore

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Siphonophores

siphonifer
siphoniferous
siphoning
siphonium
siphonlike
siphonobranchiata
siphonobranchiate
siphonoglyph
siphonoglyphe
siphonoglyphes
siphonoglyphs
siphonophora
siphonophoran
siphonophorans
siphonophore
siphonophores (current term)
siphonopoda
siphonostele
siphonosteles
siphonostomata
siphonostomatoid
siphonostomatoids
siphonostomatous
siphonostome
siphonostomes
siphons
siphonstelic
siphorhinal
siphorhinian
siphoviridae

Literary usage of Siphonophores

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1882)
"'"THE siphonophores which we have thus far considered all A agree in this particular, that they have a float attached at one end of the stem to buoy it up ..."

2. The Teleo-mechanics of Nature: Or, The Source, Nature and Functions of the by Hermann Wettstein (1911)
"HW) "Professor Haeckel says: 'The siphonophores or colonial sea-nettles are found floating on the smooth surface of the tropical seas. ..."

3. A Contribution to American Thalassography: Three Cruises of the United by Alexander Agassiz, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (1888)
"It is closely allied to those which Studer, the naturalist of the "Gazelle," regards as strictly deep- sea siphonophores. ..."

4. A Manual of the Common Invertebrate Animals: Exclusive of Insects by Henry Sherring Pratt (1916)
"By far the greater number of siphonophores are of the first type. ... A modification of this type is seen in the deep-sea siphonophores of the genera ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Woltereck considers the siphonophores most nearly allied to the ... Haeckel considers that the siphonophores have two distinct ancestral lines of evolution: ..."

6. The Soul of Man: An Investigation of the Facts of Physiological and by Paul Carus (1891)
"These siphonophores are best compared to a floating flower-bush, the leaves, blossoms, and fruits of which look like polished crystal-glass of the most ..."

7. A Contribution to American Thalassography: Three Cruises of the United by Alexander Agassiz, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (1888)
"We have two or three species of a distinct group of siphonophores, ... I have already alluded to this group of siphonophores as driven into Narragansett Bay ..."

8. A Contribution to American Thalassography: Three Cruises of the United by Alexander Agassiz, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (1888)
"We have two or three species of a distinct group of siphonophores, ... I have already alluded to this group of siphonophores as driven into Narragansett Bay ..."

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