Definition of Spinules

1. Noun. (plural of spinule) ¹



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Definition of Spinules

1. spinule [n] - See also: spinule

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spinules

spinstresses
spinstry
spintext
spintexts
spintharicon
spinthariscope
spinthariscopes
spinto
spintos
spintronic
spintronics
spinula
spinulae
spinule
spinules (current term)
spinulose
spinward
spinworthy
spiny-finned fish
spiny-headed worm
spiny anteater
spiny anteaters
spiny dogfish
spiny lizard
spiny lobster
spiny lobsters
spiny oyster

Literary usage of Spinules

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1. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1894)
"Dorsum hard, nearly coriaceous, covered with spinules; venter, sternum, coxae, trochanters and femora with spinules, quite large on the coxae ..."

2. Catalogue of the Specimens of Amphipodous Crustacea in the Collection of the by Charles Spence Bate (1862)
"... those of the last pair rather long and narrow, foliaceous, acuminate; margins edged with many spinules. " Length 4 lines. " Hab. Cape of Good Hope. ..."

3. A Manual Flora of Madeira and the Adjacent Island of Porto Santo and the by Richard Thomas Lowe (1868)
"... dense short erect glandular spinules or bristles all round the sinuses where the seeds lie arching round them, and indistinctly ciliate with very short ..."

4. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1900)
"The spinules of the upper plates are rather smaller and more numerous than ... When the spinules are removed the plates are thickly covered with minute ..."

5. Report of Progress for by Geological Survey of Canada (1880)
"Upper surface covered with clusters of small blunt spinules or ... In smaller specimens there are fewer spinules in the clusters. These spinules are larger, ..."

6. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1915)
"It is usually armed with a row of short spinules on each side of its distal three quarters, while the first quarter bears, only on its upper side, ..."

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