Definition of Animalcula

1. animalculum [n] - See also: animalculum

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Literary usage of Animalcula

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1. An Account of the Arctic Regions: With a History and Description of the by William Scoresby (1820)
"MEDUSA, or Sea-blubber; animalcula, &c.— A great number of species of these ... 179. of this volume); if to these we add the number of the animalcula that ..."

2. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1876)
"... that it cast flames like fire, which confirms the conjecture, that the brilliant appearance of the sea is owing to fish-spawn and animalcula. ..."

3. The Philosophical Transactions ... Abridged by Royal Society (Great Britain), John Lowthorp, Henry Jones, Andrew Reid, John Gray, John Eames, John Martyn (1749)
"... and even in Waters that "* Waters> Л In my Observations of the animalcula in Waters, I have many of ... But as to the animalcula in Pepper-Water, ..."

4. Travels in the Interior of America, in the Years 1809, 1810, and 1811 by John Bradbury, John Bywater (1817)
"THE following letters on animalcula infusoria and the physiology of plants, although not apparently connected with this work, are yet of a nature ..."

5. Lectures on the Structure and Physiology of the Male Urinary and Genital by James Wilson (1821)
"These animalcula, it is asserted by some physiologists, are not found in the fluid contained in the seminal organs until the period of puberty; ..."

6. The Journal of the Royal Institution of Great Britain by Royal Institution of Great Britain (1831)
"ON THE EXISTENCE OF animalcula IN SNOW.— (Dr. Mure.) The following account was sent by Dr. JE Mure in a letter to Dr. Silliman. ' When the winter had made a ..."

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