Definition of Strobilation

1. n. The act or phenomenon of spontaneously dividing transversely, as do certain species of annelids and helminths; transverse fission. See Illust. under Syllidian.

Definition of Strobilation

1. Noun. (biology) A form of asexual reproduction by division into body segments, as in tapeworms and jellyfish ¹

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Definition of Strobilation

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Strobilation

stroams
strobe
strobe light
strobe lights
strobed
strobelike
strobes
strobic
strobil
strobila
strobilaceous
strobilae
strobilar
strobilate
strobilates
strobilations
strobiles
strobili
strobiliform
strobiline
strobils
strobilurin
strobilurins
strobilus
strobing
stroboscope
stroboscopes
stroboscopic

Literary usage of Strobilation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Text-book of Comparative Anatomy by Arnold Lang, Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1891)
"We have seen that the bodies of most Cestoda are segmented, and we have shown this segmentation to be the result of an axial budding or strobilation. ..."

2. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1900)
"The process of strobilation is apparently seasonal. A series of transverse circular furrows constrict the upper or oral part of the ..."

3. A Text-book of Invertebrate Morphology by James Playfair McMurrich (1896)
"The older one regards the Cestode as a colony, considering each proglottid an individual equivalent to the scolex, and the process of strobilation one of ..."

4. The Analysis of Racial Descent in Animals by Thomas Harrison Montgomery (1906)
"But in the case of Cestodes this pseudo- metameric condition has not led to metamerism but to incomplete strobilation. The Turbellaria are also pseudo- ..."

5. The Analysis of Racial Descent in Animals by Thomas Harrison Montgomery (1906)
"But in the case of Cestodes this pseudo- metameric condition has not led to metamerism but to incomplete strobilation. The Turbellaria are also pseudo- ..."

6. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... produce medusae by strobilation or transverse division or a ... and a production of medusae by the ' ' strobilation " or ..."

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