Definition of Spicular

1. a. Resembling a dart; having sharp points.



Definition of Spicular

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or formed from spicules ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spicular

1. spicula [adj] - See also: spicula

Medical Definition of Spicular

1. Relating to or having spicules. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spicular

spicinesses
spicing
spick
spick-and-span
spick and span
spicker
spickest
spicknel
spicknels
spicks
spicose
spicous
spics
spicula
spiculae
spicular (current term)
spiculate
spiculation
spiculations
spicule
spicules
spiculiform
spiculigenous
spiculispongiae
spiculum
spide
spider
spider's web
spider's webs

Literary usage of Spicular

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1. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder, Dukinfield Henry Scott (1908)
"spicular cells, similar to those found in the mesophyll, occur also in the ... Branched spicular cells, some of which are differentiated as internal hairs ..."

2. Bulletin of the Essex Institute by Essex Institute (1889)
"No pigment is under the centre of the organ, but in the tissue at the sides, and below the edges of the spicular layer, there are a few flakes of it. ..."

3. Proceedings and Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada: Déliberations by Royal Society of Canada (1890)
"In the present specimens, the amorphous or soluble silica, of which their spicular skeletons were originally composed, has entirely disappeared, ..."

4. Catalogue of the Fossil Sponges in the Geological Department of the British by George Jennings Hinde (1883)
"The spicular mesh of the interior of the wall is of an open irregular character. ... The spicular structure of the dermal layer has been obliterated. ..."

5. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bombay by Asiatic Society of Bombay (1862)
"The bond of union between the chambers at the spicular cord is not tubular, or at least, I never saw the propagative spherules pass from one chamber to the ..."

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