Definition of Myxine
1. Noun. Type genus of the Myxinidae (typical hagfishes).
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Myxinidae, Myxinidae
Member holonyms: Myxine Glutinosa
Definition of Myxine
1. n. A genus of marsipobranchs, including the hagfish. See Hag, 4.
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Literary usage of Myxine
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1. A Text-book of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1921)
"Myxine commonly lives nearly buried in mud, and the respiratory current passes ... In Myxine (Fig. 817) the tubes leading outwards from the gill-pouches all ..."
2. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1870)
"511. One branchial aperture on each side 1. Myxine, p. 610. Myxine ... Myxine. One external branchial aperture only on each side of the abdomen, ..."
3. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1833)
"In the Myxine, the author conceives that the water received by the two external openings is carried wholly into the oesophagus, and is then thrown out by an ..."
4. Synopsis of the Fishes of North America by David Starr Jordan, Charles Henry Gilbert (1882)
"Myxine, 2. •* Branchial apertures six or more on each side, each leading directly to a branchial sac ... (Linnaeus, Systema Naturae: typo Myxine glutinosa ..."
5. The Philosophy of Zoology: Or, A General View of the Structure, Functions by John Fleming (1822)
"In the myxine, the external openings are two in number, but there arc six ... In the myxine, the elasticity of the two tubes, and the bags into which they ..."
6. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1885)
"7. The mesonephros of the larva disappears, and a fresh posterior part is formed. Myxine The ovum of Myxine when ready to be laid is inclosed, ..."
7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"The dentition is relatively simple, and is said to resemble that of Myxine. Plate has not as yet expressed his opinion as to the significance of his ..."
8. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"The dentition is relatively simple, and i said to resemble that of Myxine. Plate has not as yet expressed his ..."