Definition of Photophores

1. Noun. (plural of photophore) ¹



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Definition of Photophores

1. photophore [n] - See also: photophore

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Photophores

photoperiods
photoperturbation
photoperturbations
photophase
photophases
photopheresis
photophilic
photophobia
photophobias
photophobic
photophone
photophones
photophonic
photophony
photophore
photophores (current term)
photophoresis
photophoretic
photophosphorylase
photophosphorylation
photophthalmia
photophygous
photophysical
photophysics
photophyte
photophytes
photopia
photopias
photopic
photopic adaptation

Literary usage of Photophores

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1. Contributions to Biology by Hopkins Marine Station (1895)
"detached photophores on head. Dorsal short, on posterior half of body, slightly overlapping the short anal. Ventrals inserted before dorsal. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1904)
"Three mandibular photophores. One on lower anterior portion of opercle. An interorbital photophore. ... photophores black, with bright silvery centers. ..."

3. The Aquatic Resources of the Hawaiian Islands by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann, Charles Henry Gilbert, John Nathan Cobb, Wesley Roswell Coe, Walter Kenrick Fisher, Alfred Goldsborough Mayor, Charles Cleveland Nutting, Arnold Edward Ortmann, Mary Jane Rathbun, Aaron Louis Treadwell, Frede (1905)
"In the posterior group: 3 photophores, in 21 cases, 4 photophores in 157 cases, 5 photophores in ... Tims when the anterior group contains ti photophores, ..."

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