Definition of Avicula

1. n. A genus of marine bivalves, having a pearly interior, allied to the pearl oyster; -- so called from a supposed resemblance of the typical species to a bird.



Medical Definition of Avicula

1. A genus of marine bivalves, having a pearly interior, allied to the pearl oyster; so called from a supposed resemblance of the typical species to a bird. Origin: L, small bird. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Avicula

aviator's disease
aviator's ear
aviators
aviatress
aviatresses
aviatrice
aviatrices
aviatrix
aviatrixes
avibirnavirus
avicennite
avicidal
avicide
avicides
avicolous
avicula (current term)
avicular
avicularia
avicularium
aviculture
avicultures
aviculturist
aviculturists
avid
avider
avidest
avidin
avidin-biotin immunofluorescence
avidinated
avidins

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