Definition of Fucus

1. Noun. Any member of the genus Fucus.

Generic synonyms: Rockweed
Group relationships: Genus Fucus



Definition of Fucus

1. n. A paint; a dye; also, false show.

Definition of Fucus

1. Noun. Any alga of the genus ''Fucus''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fucus

1. any of a genus of brown algae [n -CI or -CUSES]

Medical Definition of Fucus

1. Origin: L. Rock lichen, orchil, used as a red dye, red or purple colour, disguise, deceit. 1. A paint; a dye; also, false show. 2. A genus of tough, leathery seaweeds, usually of a dull brownish green colour; rockweed. Formerly most marine alg? were called fuci. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fucus

fucosidoses
fucosidosis
fucosterol epoxide lyase
fucosyl
fucosyl galactose alpha-n-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase
fucosyl transferase
fucosylated
fucosylation
fucosyls
fucosyltransferase
fucosyltransferases
fucous
fucoxanthin
fucoxanthins
fuculose
fucus (current term)
fucused
fucuses
fucusol
fud
fudder
fudders
fuddies
fuddle
fuddle-duddled
fuddle-duddling
fuddle duddle
fuddle duddles
fuddled

Literary usage of Fucus

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1. A Course of Practical Instruction in Botany by Frederick Orpen Bower (1891)
"... L. (Wrack) OBSERVATIONS WITH THE NAKED EYE I. Of the various species of fucus which are to be found on our shores, the best adapted for laboratory work ..."

2. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1805)
"Capsules small, globular, terminal. SYN. fucus cristatus. Turn. Hist. ... With respect to fucus cri\tatin in its usual form, as figured by Mr. Turner from ..."

3. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1916)
"NOTES ON THE PHYSIOLOGY OF fucus SPERMATOZOIDS. WJ ROBBINS CORNELL UNIVERSITY The notes ... Bordet also states that fucus spermatozoids are not phototactic, ..."

4. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1888)
"APICAL GROWTH IN fucus. By Prof. WG FARLOW, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, Mass. [ABSTRACT. ... This brings fucus into accord with the other genera ..."

5. Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the New by Alexander von Humboldt, Helen Maria Williams (1814)
"of fructification in the genera of ulva and fucus contain; but how often do we find sea-weeds in such a state, that we cannot yet distinguish any trace of ..."

6. Studien zur Entwicklungsgeschichte des japanischen Riesensalamanders by Charles Stuart Gager, Daniel Lange (1916)
"fucus. Species. vesiculosus. B. Habitat: 1. Ascertain the habitat of this plant from your reading and class discussions, and record it in your laboratory ..."

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