Definition of Agnatha

1. Noun. Superclass of eel-shaped chordates lacking jaws and pelvic fins: lampreys; hagfishes; some extinct forms.




Definition of Agnatha

1. Noun. An agnathan. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agnatha

agmatinase
agmen
agmen peyerianum
agminate
agminate glands
agminated
agnail
agnails
agname
agnamed
agnames
agnate
agnates
agnath
agnatha (current term)
agnathan
agnathans
agnathas
agnathic
agnathous
agnaths
agnatic
agnatical
agnation
agnations
agnea
agnise
agnised

Literary usage of Agnatha

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1. Bulletin ... of the Geological and Natural History Survey by Chicago Academy of Sciences (1896)
"Superfamily agnatha. Mouth without jaw; radula with numerous sharp, aculeate or fang-shaped teeth, the center tooth wanting or rudimentary; neck generally ..."

2. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"Cab., Nürnberg, 1903-1905, (33-362). Küster, H. С. agnatha. Theil IT. Ie (1-96). SPECIAL. ... Küster, HC in Martini und Chemnitz, agnatha, Theil II, (33). ..."

3. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1895)
"Habits of the agnatha. —Not much is known of the habits and mode of life of the agnatha, or carnivorous Land Mollusca. In this country we have only two, ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1892)
"1 refer to the agnatha, which have been traced to the summit ol the Devonian. The Silurian agnatha are the ..."

5. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1906)
"... agnatha, ... with elongated and pointed teeth, like those of the agnatha; a jaw present Genera— ..."

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