Definition of Actiniae

1. actinia [n] - See also: actinia



Actiniae Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Actiniae Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Actiniae

actin N-acetylaminopeptidase
actin filament
actin kinase
actinal
actinally
actinaria
actineon
acting
acting(a)
acting out
acting scrum-half
acting scrum-halves
acting up
actings
actinia
actiniae (current term)
actinian
actinians
actiniarian
actinias
actinic
actinic cheilitis
actinic conjunctivitis
actinic dermatitis
actinic granuloma
actinic keratitis
actinic keratosis
actinic prurigo
actinic radiation
actinic ray

Literary usage of Actiniae

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

1. Studies from the Biological Laboratory by Johns Hopkins University Biological Laboratory (1890)
"The actiniae obtained at Beaufort, NC, belong altogether to the Littoral Zone, ... Much confusion exists as to the synonymy of North American actiniae, ..."

2. The Bottom of the Sea by Léon Sonrel (1875)
"actiniae—Sea-Anemones—Sea-Nettles. The actings, or sea-anemones, though independent creatures, ... The actiniae appear under the most varied aspects, ..."

3. The story of a boulder; or, Gleanings from the notebook of a field geologist by Archibald Geikie (1858)
"... Carboniferous era—Advantages of palaeontology over fossil-botany — Carboniferous fauna-—actiniae — Cup-corals — Architecture of the present day might be ..."

4. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art edited by David Ames Wells (1852)
"Those coral animals which do not bud are to all external appearance true actiniae. The existence of coral in the living coral zoophyte is nowhere apparent, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Actiniae

Search for Actiniae on Dictionary.com!Search for Actiniae on Thesaurus.com!Search for Actiniae on Google!Search for Actiniae on Wikipedia!

Search