Definition of Madreporaria

1. Noun. Stony corals.




Definition of Madreporaria

1. n. pl. An extensive division of Anthozoa, including most of the species that produce stony corals. See Illust. of Anthozoa.

Medical Definition of Madreporaria

1. An extensive division of Anthozoa, including most of the species that produce stony corals. Origin: NL. See Madrepore. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Madreporaria

madoquas
madrague
madragues
madras
madrasa
madrasah
madrasahs
madrasas
madrases
madre
madrepora
madreporaria (current term)
madrepore
madrepores
madreporian
madreporians
madreporic
madreporier
madreporiform
madreporite
madreporites
madres
madrier
madrigal
madrigaler
madrigalers

Literary usage of Madreporaria

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1. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1904)
"A List of the madreporaria of Crickley Hill, Gloucestershire, ... On the madreporaria of the Inferior Oolite of the Neighbourhood of Cheltenham and pi. ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1907)
"madreporaria of the Bermuda Islands.—Report of tlie Committee^ consisting of Professor SJ HICKSON (Chairman), Dr. WE HOYLE (Secretary), Dr. FF BLACKMAN, ..."

3. Contributions to Canadian Palaeontology by Geological Survey of Canada (1899)
"The madreporaria Perforata, and the Alcyonaria, BY LAWRENCE M. LAMBE. The following pages consist of a revision of the genera and species of Canadian ..."

4. Geological Biology: An Introduction to the Geological History of Organisms by Henry Shaler Williams (1895)
"These statistics for the madreporaria, arranged in tabular form, produce the following table (the figures in each column opposite each family expressing the ..."

5. A Bibliography of Protozoa, Sponges, Coelenterata, and Worms: Including Also by D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson (1885)
"[1025 DUNCAN, PM On the Fossil Corals (madreporaria) of the Australian Tertiary ... Types of madreporaria. P roc. Boy. Soc. Lond. Vol. x1x. pp. ..."

6. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1879)
"ON THREE NEW GENERA AND ONE NEW SPECIES OF madreporaria CORALS, by the Rev. JE TENISON-WOODS, FLS, FGS, &c., &c., Hon. Corr. Mem. Linn. Soc., NS Wales. ..."

7. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"THE ORDER OF madreporaria. THIS Order embraces polyps which are simple or compound, with a broadly expanded form, simple conical tentacles, and whose dermal ..."

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