Definition of Alligator mississipiensis
1. Noun. Large alligator of the southeastern United States.
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Literary usage of Alligator mississipiensis
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1. Zoology: An Elementary Text-book by Arthur Everett Shipley, Ernest William MacBride (1904)
"There is but one species in the southern states of North America, the Alligator, Alligator mississipiensis, which has a much shorter and broader snout than ..."
2. An Introduction to the Mammalian Dentition by Thomas Wingate Todd (1918)
"Jaws of Alligator (Alligator mississipiensis 81.4-1). The teeth are implanted in bony sockets and certain teeth are constantly larger than others. ..."
3. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1899)
"This genus contains only one species, the well-known Alligator mississipiensis, or lucius, which is exclusively North American. Cuvier (Oss. Foss. ed. ..."
4. The Journal of the Linnean Society by Linnean Society of London (1857)
"... will he found to he characteristic of all the species of the genera Caiman and Jacare. On the other hand, I have examined Alligator mississipiensis, ..."
5. Immunity in Infective Diseases by Elie Metchnikoff (1907)
"The natural immunity of alligators (Alligator mississipiensis) persists not only at the temperature of the incubator (37°C.), but also at room temperature ..."