Definition of Perisarc

1. n. The outer, hardened integument which covers most hydroids.



Definition of Perisarc

1. Noun. (zoology) The outer hardened integument that covers most hydroids. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Perisarc

1. a protective covering of certain hydrozoans [n -S]

Medical Definition of Perisarc

1. The outer, hardened integument which covers most hydroids. Origin: Pref. Peri- + Gr, flesh. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perisarc

peripylic
peripyloric
perique
periques
perirectal
perirectal abscess
perirectitis
perirenal
perirenal fascia
perirhinal
perirhizoclasia
peris
perisalpingitis
perisalpingo-ovaritis
perisalpinx
perisarc (current term)
perisarcs
periscian
periscii
periscope
periscopes
periscopic
periscopic lens
periscopic meniscus
periscopically
periselectivities
periselectivity
periselene
periseptal annulus
perish

Literary usage of Perisarc

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1. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1900)
"If, instead of the perisarc of adjacent tubes becoming adherent or continuous, its formation were suspended until the ectoderm of adjacent tubes had become ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"Upon taking off some small portions of the perisarc of ... The stem after it has penetrated the perisarc for a short distance, expands and gives off a ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria by Royal Society of Victoria (Melbourne, Vic.), Royal Society of Victoria (1894)
"This ridge, however, is only a thickening of the adjacent perisarc, as may be readily observed in optical section, where the substance of the ordinary ..."

4. Senescence and Rejuvenescence by Charles Manning Child (1915)
"including both layers of the body-wall, as in hydra, and in its earlier stages is rounded in form and inclosed in the chitinous perisarc which covers the ..."

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