Definition of Beroe

1. Noun. Delicately iridescent thimble-shaped ctenophores.

Generic synonyms: Comb Jelly, Ctenophore
Group relationships: Genus Beroe



Definition of Beroe

1. n. A small, oval, transparent jellyfish, belonging to the Ctenophora.

Medical Definition of Beroe

1. A small, oval, transparent jellyfish, belonging to the Ctenophora. Origin: L. Beroe, one of the Oceanidae Gr., cf. F. Beroe. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beroe

bernalite
bernard syndrome
bernardite
bernards
berndtite
berndtites
bernicle
bernicles
bernouse
bernouses
berob
berobbed
berobbing
berobed
berobs
beroe (current term)
beroll
berouged
berret
berrets
berretta
berrettas
berried
berries
berry
berry aneurysm
berry cell
berry fern
berry sugar
berrying

Literary usage of Beroe

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1. Animal and Vegetable Physiology: Considered with Reference to Natural Theology by Peter Mark Roget (1836)
"It was observed by Fabricius, that when a beroe is cut into many pieces, each piece continues to live, and to swim about by the action of the cilia^ which ..."

2. On Molecular and Microscopic Science by Mary Somerville (1869)
"... their axis with great rapidity, but, active as they are, no nervous system has yet been discovered in them. The common beroe is like an elongated melon, ..."

3. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1835)
"... and beroe ovati/s, in a living state, from Howth. Mr Babington exhibited Scirpus Savii, which he found in abundance in An- ..."

4. The Lithology of Edinburgh by John Fleming, John Duns (1859)
"... he sent the description of " a species of the genus beroe,* which had not hitherto found a place in " British Zoology." In the same communication, ..."

5. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1850)
"The author suggested its probable identity with the beroe ovatus of Brown, the beroe Cucumis of Otho Fabricius and Sars, the beroe Capensis and beroe ..."

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