Definition of Testacea

1. Noun. Testacean rhizopods.

Exact synonyms: Order Testacea
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Rhizopoda, Subclass Rhizopoda
Member holonyms: Testacean, Arcellidae, Family Arcellidae, Genus Difflugia



Definition of Testacea

1. n. pl. Invertebrate animals covered with shells, especially mollusks; shellfish.

Medical Definition of Testacea

1. Invertebrate animals covered with shells, especially mollusks; shellfish. Origin: NL, fr. L. Testaceum a shelled anumal. See Testaceous. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Testacea

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testacea (current term)
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Literary usage of Testacea

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1. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1833)
"The distinguishing Characters between the Ova of the Sepia, and those of the Vermes testacea, that live in Water, explained. By Sir Everard Home, Bart. ..."

2. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt, Malcolm Burr (1890)
"testacea var. Incerta, Tutt, 1891. [neo testacea var. A., Guen., 1852.] ab. ... The Synonymy of L, testacea so far as it bears on L. ..."

3. Elements of Chemical and Physical Geology by Gustav Bischof (1854)
"In order to form a conception of what testacea are capable of effecting by ... It is also known,that in testacea there is a continual current of water, ..."

4. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the by Francis Walker, John Edward Gray (1856)
"... testacea. Cervina; ala antica apud marginem ... fascia obliqua media diffusa testacea, ... testacea, margine exteriors ..."

5. Principles of Geology: Being an Attempt to Explain the Former Changes of the by Charles Lyell (1832)
"... with some few others, species of all which now exist in Scotland. A considerable proportion of the testacea appear to have died ..."

6. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1851)
"By NT WETHERELL, Esq., FGS, MRCS DURING the examination of the testacea of the London clay ... In the other testacea in which they occur, as some species of ..."

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