Definition of Occlusors
1. occlusor [n] - See also: occlusor
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Occlusors
Literary usage of Occlusors
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Geologist by Samuel Joseph Mackie (1860)
"The anterior occlusors " are a pair of stout muscles, of about equal ... The posterior occlusors " are rather stouter and much stronger, and go directly ..."
2. A Manual of the Mollusca: Being a Treatise on Recent and Fossil Shells by Samuel Peckworth Woodward, Ralph Tate (1875)
"Names proposed. Homologous muscles in Unarticulated brachiopods. articulated brachiopods. Ant. retractors. Ant. occlusors. ..."
3. The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art by Canadian Institute (1849-1914) (1861)
"The same rule holds good with respect to the -occlusors. In all the species (in which they have been observed) they are arranged in two pairs, ..."
4. Proceedings of the Essex Institute by Essex Institute (1868)
"These sets are placed with reference to the alimentary canal and to each other as follows : the occlusors next to the canal, ..."
5. Abstracts of Papers Read Before the Society: Together with the Annual Report by Brighton and Hove Natural History and Philosophical Society, Brighton (1874)
"First of all, the adductors, or occlusors, consisted of two muscles, ... one on each side, a little in advance of and close to the occlusors, ..."
6. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1895)
"The most considerable of these muscles are the two occlusors, which have their origin. one on each side of the middle line of the dorsal valve, ..."