Definition of Amphioxi
1. amphioxus [n] - See also: amphioxus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amphioxi
Literary usage of Amphioxi
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1880)
"... to any but the most careful observation to come from between them, and so into the medium where they float about until transformed into young amphioxi. ..."
2. The History of the human body by Harris Hawthorne Wilder (1909)
"The pre-vertebrate history of the thymus-anlagen is less certain, but attempts have been made to homologize them with the "tongue bars" of amphioxi^s, ..."
3. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1905)
"Arguing from these, and from the conditions then known in amphioxi/.s, he proved that the cranial and spinal nerves were not ..."