Definition of Actinaria

1. Noun. Sea anemones.




Definition of Actinaria

1. n. pl. A large division of Anthozoa, including those which have simple tentacles and do not form stony corals. Sometimes, in a wider sense, applied to all the Anthozoa, expert the Alcyonaria, whether forming corals or not.

Medical Definition of Actinaria

1. A large division of Anthozoa, including those which have simple tentacles and do not form stony corals. Sometimes, in a wider sense, applied to all the Anthozoa, expert the Alcyonaria, whether forming corals or not. Origin: NL, from Gr, ray. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Actinaria

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actest
acteth
actially
actigraph
actigraphs
actigraphy
actihaemyl
actin
actin-
actin N-acetylaminopeptidase
actin filament
actin kinase
actinal
actinally
actinaria (current term)
actineon
acting
acting(a)
acting out
acting scrum-half
acting scrum-halves
acting up
actings
actinia
actiniae
actinian
actinians
actiniarian
actinias

Literary usage of Actinaria

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1900)
"Parker, GH Sense organs of Nereis 328 Skeleton of Vulpes macrotis . 985 Skeleton of the black bass . 984 Synopsis of North American actinaria 747 The ..."

2. Elements of Zo├Âlogy: A Textbook by Sanborn Tenney (1875)
"THE ORDER OF actinaria OR SEA-ANEMONES. THE Sea-anemones and their immediate allies have the ... actinaria ..."

3. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1847)
"In the Alcyonaria there are uniformly eight in all; in the actinaria, either six, ... There is good reason for separating the Alcyonaria from the actinaria, ..."

4. The Standard Natural History by John Sterling Kingsley, Elliott Coues (1884)
"One of the best known genera of the actinaria is the genus Metridium, ... Many of the actinaria are either free-swimming in their adult form, are parasitic, ..."

5. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1871)
"... "actinaria Edw." (order) A. and Mrs. EC Agassiz, Sea-side Studies in Natural History, p. 7 and 152, after May, 1865. (No characters given or limits ..."

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