Definition of Macrural

1. a. Same as Macrurous.



Definition of Macrural

1. Adjective. (zoology) macrurous ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Macrural

1. pertaining to macruran [adj] - See also: macruran

Medical Definition of Macrural

1. Same as Macrurous. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Macrural Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Macrural

macrotus
macroura
macroural
macrourid
macrourids
macrovascular
macrovirus
macroviruses
macroworld
macroworlds
macrozamia
macrozamin
macrozooplankton
macrozoospore
macrura
macrural (current term)
macruran
macrurans
macruroid
macrurous
macs
mactate
mactated
mactates
mactating
mactation
mactations
mactators
mactra
mactras

Literary usage of Macrural

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1. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1864)
"First, Carcinoids (as named by Latreille) consisting of the Cyclops group (Copepods of Edwards), whose species have a strong macrural or shrimp-like habit; ..."

2. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1864)
"First, Carcinoids (as named by Latreille) consisting of the Cyclops group (Copepods of Edwards), whose species have a strong macrural or shrimp-like habit; ..."

3. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1894)
"... and besides these, there are the first of true Shrimps, or macrural Decapod 958. 065-968. 957. ..."

4. Lake Superior: Its Physical Character, Vegetation, and Animals, Compared by Louis Agassiz, James Elliot Cabot (1850)
"Now as far as we know, the embryos of brachyuran Crustacea, that is, of crabs, are all macrural in their shape, ,that is to say, they resemble at an early ..."

5. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1865)
"attitude ; as well as in the depressed, slender form of its abdomen and thorax, it seems to present decidedly the aspect of a macrural Decapod. ..."

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