Definition of Ganoine

1. Noun. Shiny substance that resemble enamel and is secreted by the corium of certain fishes (especially ganoid fishes) and composes the outer layer of their scales.

Exact synonyms: Ganoin
Generic synonyms: Secretion



Definition of Ganoine

1. n. A peculiar bony tissue beneath the enamel of a ganoid scale.

Definition of Ganoine

1. Noun. (zoology) A kind of bony tissue beneath the enamel of a ganoid scale. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ganoine

1. ganoin [n -S] - See also: ganoin

Medical Definition of Ganoine

1. A peculiar bony tissue beneath the enamel of a ganoid scale. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ganoine

gannister
gannisters
ganoblast
ganocephala
ganocephalous
ganof
ganofs
ganoid
ganoid fish
ganoidal
ganoidei
ganoidian
ganoidians
ganoids
ganoin
ganoine (current term)
ganoines
ganoins
ganomalite
ganophyllite
gans
gansey
ganseys
ganted
gantelope
gantelopes
gantenerumab
ganterite
ganting
gantlet

Literary usage of Ganoine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the Royal Geological Society of Ireland by Royal Geological Society of Ireland (1877)
"... the surface is an absolutely structureless layer of transparent ganoine ... the interior. a Layer of ganoine. li True bone. the punctures of the surface ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1894)
"The ganoine has been called the enamel layer, but it is not enamel, as its development and chemical reactions show. It is secreted on the outer surface of ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1892)
"It lias its scales and ganoine, generally, perfectly smooth, ... From the European species with punctate ganoine it difiera in the longer guiar bones and ..."

4. Journal (1877)
"Immediately below the surface is an absolutely structureless layer of transparent ganoine ... into the canal system of the interior. a Layer of ganoine. ..."

5. Monthly Review of Dental Surgery by British Dental Association (1876)
"The distinguishing point about the different species is that the ganoine covered surfaces of the scales and head-bones vary in their markings but in ..."

6. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1890)
"In small (probably young) specimens, both the bones and scales are very feebly ornamented, but in fully grown individuals the rugose ganoine is always ..."

7. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1916)
"... the ganoine has become many-layered and the cos- mine layer is modified. In later Actinopterygii the ganoine and ..."

8. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1900)
"devoid of the ganoine layer, which, however, occasionally recurs on the scales of ... which, however, have the exposed part covered with smooth ganoine ..."

9. Journal of the Royal Geological Society of Ireland by Royal Geological Society of Ireland (1877)
"... the surface is an absolutely structureless layer of transparent ganoine ... the interior. a Layer of ganoine. li True bone. the punctures of the surface ..."

10. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1894)
"The ganoine has been called the enamel layer, but it is not enamel, as its development and chemical reactions show. It is secreted on the outer surface of ..."

11. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1892)
"It lias its scales and ganoine, generally, perfectly smooth, ... From the European species with punctate ganoine it difiera in the longer guiar bones and ..."

12. Journal (1877)
"Immediately below the surface is an absolutely structureless layer of transparent ganoine ... into the canal system of the interior. a Layer of ganoine. ..."

13. Monthly Review of Dental Surgery by British Dental Association (1876)
"The distinguishing point about the different species is that the ganoine covered surfaces of the scales and head-bones vary in their markings but in ..."

14. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1890)
"In small (probably young) specimens, both the bones and scales are very feebly ornamented, but in fully grown individuals the rugose ganoine is always ..."

15. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1916)
"... the ganoine has become many-layered and the cos- mine layer is modified. In later Actinopterygii the ganoine and ..."

16. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1900)
"devoid of the ganoine layer, which, however, occasionally recurs on the scales of ... which, however, have the exposed part covered with smooth ganoine ..."

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