Definition of Carinal

1. Adjective. Relating to or resembling a carina.

Partainyms: Carina



Definition of Carinal

1. Adjective. Relating to a carina ¹

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Definition of Carinal

1. carina [adj] - See also: carina

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carinal

carillonist
carillonists
carillonned
carillonneur
carillonneurs
carillonning
carillons
carina
carina fornicis
carina of trachea
carina tracheae
carinactivase
carinae
carinal (current term)
carinal lymph nodes
carinaria
carinarias
carinas
carinate
carinate abdomen
carinate bird
carinated
carination
carine
caring
caringly
caringness
cario-

Literary usage of Carinal

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1. A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia: With Figures of All the Species by Charles Darwin (1854)
"36) the longitudinal furrow is generally plainer, from being more distant from the carinal margin, and the rudimentary spur itself is more prominent. ..."

2. The Barnacles (Cirripedia) Contained in the Collections of the U.S. National by Henry Augustus Pilsbry (1907)
"<i, rostral and <•, carinal details; //. lateral view; ... and b carinal views of the type; c, young individual; ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1900)
"The keel is moderately well developed, the distance from the base of the manubrium to the carinal angle being equal to the distance from the same point at ..."

4. A Treatise on the British Freshwater Algae by George Stephen West (1904)
"The valve-view is generally straight, with attenuated apices, and a row of carinal dots, either median or at one edge. The girdle-view is linear or sigmoid, ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1901)
"The lateral strands, as a whole, are differentiated later than the carinal strand (as might be expected from the close relation of the latter to the leaves) ..."

6. The Fertilisation of Flowers by Hermann Müller, D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, Charles Darwin (1883)
"On this account the union of the two carinal petals is strengthened by a still more marked outgrowth (VI, 4), and the alse and carina are connected with ..."

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