Definition of Peristomes

1. Noun. (plural of peristome) ¹



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Definition of Peristomes

1. peristome [n] - See also: peristome

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peristomes

peristerias
peristerion
peristerite
peristerites
peristernal perichondritis
peristeromorphous
peristeronic
peristeropodous
peristole
peristolic
peristoma
peristomal
peristomata
peristomatous
peristome
peristomes (current term)
peristomia
peristomial
peristomium
peristrephic
peristriate area
peristriate cortex
peristrumous
peristylar
peristyle
peristyles
perisylvian
perisynaptic
perisynovial
perisystole

Literary usage of Peristomes

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1. Mosses with Hand-lens and Microscope: A Non-technical Hand-book of the More by Abel Joel Grout (1903)
"The other walls of the cells, from which the peristomes are made, are absorbed before the maturing of the spores and the falling of the operculum. ..."

2. Problems of Genetics by William Bateson (1913)
"Locality C, about 3 kilometres from B. There were found 35 hortensis, of which 20 had light peristomes and 15 brown; together with 7 nemoralis. ..."

3. The School of Mines Quarterly by Columbia University School of Chemistry (1907)
"forming with growth tubular vestibules, separated by compact or horizontally laminated interspaces; peristomes equally elevated, or highest posteriorly. ..."

4. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1911)
"The mass had two peristomes and two mouths placed as shown in the figure, ... There were two mouths, two peristomes and two contractile vacuoles. ..."

5. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1905)
"There are two peristomes before the first dichotomy, and generally one between ... The acme is reached with three or four peristomes between the third and ..."

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