Definition of Ceratoid

1. Adjective. Having a horn-like shape or structure. ¹



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Definition of Ceratoid

1. hornlike [adj] - See also: hornlike

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceratoid

ceratins
ceratitid
ceratitids
ceratitis
cerato-
ceratobranchial
ceratobranchials
ceratocricoid
ceratocricoid ligament
ceratocricoid muscle
ceratodus
ceratoduses
ceratoglossus
ceratohyal
ceratohyals
ceratoid (current term)
ceratopharyngeal part of middle pharyngeal constrictor
ceratopogonidae
ceratopsian
ceratopsians
ceratopsid
ceratopsids
ceratosaur
ceratosaurian
ceratosaurians
ceratosaurs
ceratosaurus
ceratozamia
ceraunics
cerauno-

Literary usage of Ceratoid

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1. Mathematical Questions and Solutions by W. J. C. Miller (1878)
"... that the origin is a triple point where two of the branches form a ceratoid cusp, which, near the origin, takes the form of the semi-cubical parabola a ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1865)
"If, for instance, the primitive conic were inscribed in the original principal triangle, then the quartic would have three ceratoid cusps, and the quintic ..."

3. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1919)
"The third layer consists of the mylo-ceratoid, cerato-hyoid, ... The mylo-ceratoid takes its origin near the middle of the inner aspect of the mandible, ..."

4. The Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1828)
"The aterno-ceratoid, (b) at its origin from the sternum, is partly concealed by that of sterno-hyoid. It runs forwards and outwards, and is inserted into ..."

5. A Treatise on the Differential Calculus by William Walton (1846)
"There are two species of cusps : the ceratoid, so called from its likeness to the ... The former figure affords an instance of a ceratoid, the latter of a ..."

6. An Elementary Course of Mathematics by Thomas Stephens Davies, Stephen Fenwick, William Rutherford (1853)
"There are two species of cusps, the ceratoid, so called from its resemblance to the horns of animals, the curvature of the two branches lying in opposite ..."

7. Mathematical Questions and Solutions, from the "Educational Times": With by W. J. C. Miller (1872)
"At Q, when >f/ = a or p — %a, x and r are each a maximum, y and 6 each a minimum, -^ vanishes, and a ceratoid dr cusp is formed. From <|/ = a to it = ir, ..."

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