Definition of Alcyonarians
1. alcyonarian [n] - See also: alcyonarian
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Literary usage of Alcyonarians
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1906)
"It is not known for certain when the fertilisation of the ova is effected, but in Alcyonium digitatum, and in the majority of the alcyonarians, it probably ..."
2. Notes by a Naturalist: An Account of Observations Made During the Voyage of by Henry Nottidge Moseley (1892)
"All the alcyonarians dredged by ... be lighted here and there by greater or smaller patches of these luminous alcyonarians, with wide intervals, probably, ..."
3. Outlines of Zoology by John Arthur Thomson, Marion Isabel Newbigin (1906)
"74), and each mesentery bears a mesenterial filament. Many alcyonarians are dimorphic, having in addition to the typical polypes ..."
4. Elements of Zoology. by Charles Frederick Holder, Joseph Bassett Holder (1885)
"Jelly-fish can be preserved in alcohol by grad- \ * All the alcyonarians dredged by ... Professor Moseley examined the light of three alcyonarians with the ..."
5. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1891)
"There has been described, however, among the alcyonarians a single case of invagination ... but the alcyonarians must be regarded as standing with the ..."