Definition of Order cyclostomata
1. Noun. Primitive jawless aquatic vertebrate: lampreys; hagfishes.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Agnatha, Superclass Agnatha
Member holonyms: Cyclostome, Hyperoartia, Petromyzoniformes, Suborder Hyperoartia, Suborder Petromyzoniformes, Family Petromyzontidae, Petromyzontidae, Hyperotreta, Myxiniformes, Myxinoidea, Myxinoidei, Suborder Hyperotreta, Suborder Myxiniformes, Suborder Myxinoidei, Family Myxinidae, Myxinidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Cyclostomata
Literary usage of Order cyclostomata
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1. Catalogue of Marine Polyzoa in the Collection of the British Museum by British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology, George Busk (1875)
"Smitt iu his two papers on the order Cyclostomata*. It is shown in the following Synoptical Arrangement of Recent Polyzoa Cyclostomata. f ..."
2. The Microscope and Its Revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter (1883)
"The second order, Cyclostomata, consists of those Polyzoa which have the mouth at the termination of tubular calcareous cells, without any movable appendage ..."