Definition of Triaxons
1. triaxon [n] - See also: triaxon
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triaxons
Literary usage of Triaxons
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Outlines of Zoology by John Arthur Thomson, Marion Isabel Newbigin (1906)
"Skeleton of siliceous spicules, but never triaxons, or of spongin fibres, or of spongin fibres and siliceous spicules, or absent. ..."
2. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1906)
"triaxons.—-Spicules in which growth is directed from an origin in both directions along three rectangular axes. ..."
3. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1919)
"(These may be derived from the regular caltrop, hut spicules similar in form but diverse in origin may also be derived from the triaxons. as noted below). ..."
4. A Student's Text-book of Zoology by Adam Sedgwick, Joseph Jackson Lister, Arthur Everett Shipley (1898)
"71), when one actine is suppressed, the remaining three lying in one plane. The triod is characteristic of the calcareous sponges. III. The triaxons (Fig. ..."