Definition of Conus

1. n. A cone.



Definition of Conus

1. Acronym. (chiefly military) The contiguous United States; the 48 states excluding Alaska and Hawaii. ¹

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Definition of Conus

1. an anatomical part in mammals [n CONI]

Medical Definition of Conus

1. A genus of shellfish that inhabits the shores of some South Pacific islands. Several species, Conus geographus, Conus textilis, Conus aulicus, Conus tulipa, and Conus marmoreus are poisonous, their sting or spine causing acute pain, oedema, numbness, spreading paralysis, and sometimes coma and death. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conus

contusions
contusive
conubial
conuenient
conular
conundra
conundrum
conundrums
conurban
conurbation
conurbations
conurbia
conurbias
conure
conures
conus (current term)
conus arteriosus
conus elasticus
conus medullaris
conusable
conusant
conusor
conusors
convalesce
convalesced
convalescence
convalescences
convalescencies
convalescency
convalescent

Literary usage of Conus

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1897)
"On the other hand, there were no fibrillary twitchings, and no gradual extension of the anaesthetic area, which have been mentioned as occurring in conus ..."

2. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1907)
"In Amia calva, the conus arteriosus is relatively shorter than in other ... It may be said that the absence of the conus arteriosus as a separate structure ..."

3. An Index to the Museum Boltenianumby William Healey Dall, Joachim Friedrich Bolten by William Healey Dall, Joachim Friedrich Bolten (1915)
"conus daucus Lam. (531) 42. conus distans Lam. (569) 45. conus dux Lam. (644) 50. ... conus occidentalis Gm. ю b; (569) 45- conus occidentalis Gm. ю с; ..."

4. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1844)
"I have long suspected this shell to be distinct from the conus geographus ; it differs constantly in form, in colour, and in the general distribution of the ..."

5. Molecular Neurobiology: Proceedings of the Second Nimh Conference by Steven Zalcman (1995)
"Crude venom from conus magus was extracted, centrifuged, ... Thus, although final purification has not yet been achieved, the conus magus fraction appears ..."

6. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler, Thomas McCrae (1912)
"LESIONS OP THE CAUDA EQUINA AND conus MEDULLARIS The spinal cord extends only ... In a fracture or dislocation of the first lumbar vertebra the conus medn'. ..."

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