Definition of Lancelets

1. Noun. (plural of lancelet) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lancelets

1. lancelet [n] - See also: lancelet

Lancelets Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Lancelets Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lancelets

lance-corporal
lance-jack
lance-jacks
lance corporal
lance corporals
lance fish
lanced
lancefish
lancefishes
lancegay
lancegays
lancehead
lanceless
lancelet
lancelets (current term)
lancelike
lancely
lanceolar
lanceolate
lanceolate leaf
lanceolate spleenwort
lanceolated
lancepesade
lancepesades
lancer
lancers
lances
lancet
lancet arch

Literary usage of Lancelets

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

1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"The atrium is not found in forms above the lancelets. The reproductive organs consist of a series of pairs of seg- mentally arranged gonads. ..."

2. A Manual of the Vertebrate Animals of the Northern United States: Including by David Starr Jordan (1899)
"(THE lancelets.) Skeleton membrane-cartilaginous ; no brain ; no skull ; the noto- chord ... (THE lancelets.) Body elongate- lanceolate, compressed, naked, ..."

3. Narrative of a Voyage to Madeira, Teneriffe and Along the Shores of the by William Robert Wilde (1844)
"lancelets. As I obtained several of these animals during our stay at Algiers, I may be permitted to offer some observations on them. ..."

4. Fishes of Australia: A Popular and Systematic Guide to the Study of the by David George Stead (1906)
"Sharks and Rays—Lampreys and Hag-Fishes—The Lampreys— The lancelets. . .. SHARKS AND BAYS. ... lancelets."

5. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1880)
"of our ancestral line then had any resemblance to the present lancelets ?" I inquired. " Much more, I should say," asserted the Doctor. ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"Nevertheless, we should recall the fact that the lancelets and all other ... in the lancelets is due to loss rather than to original failure of development. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Lancelets

Search for Lancelets on Dictionary.com!Search for Lancelets on Thesaurus.com!Search for Lancelets on Google!Search for Lancelets on Wikipedia!

Search