Definition of Laminaria

1. Noun. Type genus of the family Laminariaceae: perennial brown kelps.

Exact synonyms: Genus Laminaria
Generic synonyms: Protoctist Genus
Group relationships: Family Laminariaceae, Laminariaceae
Member holonyms: Kelp

Definition of Laminaria

1. n. A genus of great seaweeds with long and broad fronds; kelp, or devil's apron. The fronds commonly grow in clusters, and are sometimes from thirty to fifty feet in length. See Illust. of Kelp.

Definition of Laminaria

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Medical Definition of Laminaria

1. A genus of great seaweeds with long and broad fronds; kelp, or devil's apron. The fronds commonly grow in clusters, and are sometimes from thirty to fifty feet in length. Origin: NL. See Lamina. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Laminaria

laminae medullares cerebelli
laminae medullares thalami
laminagram
laminagraph
laminagraphy
laminak
laminaks
laminal
laminals
laminar
laminar air flow unit
laminar cortical necrosis
laminar cortical sclerosis
laminar flow
laminar flow clean room
laminaria (current term)
laminarian
laminarians
laminarias
laminaribiose
laminaribiose phosphorylase
laminarin
laminarins
laminarite
laminarites
laminarization
laminarize
laminarly
laminary
laminas

Literary usage of Laminaria

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

1. Injury, Recovery, and Death: In Relation to Conductivity and Permeability by Winthrop John Van Leuven Osterhout (1922)
"Curves Showing Net Electrical Resistance of laminaria Agardhii. 53 25. ... Curves Showing Rate of Respiration of laminaria Agardhii 96 40. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1886)
"(2) Oft the occurrence of reproductive organs on the root of laminaria bulbosa. ... In laminaria bulbosa however he found that sporangia are produced on the ..."

3. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1855)
"On the Species confounded under the name of laminaria digitals, with some Observations on the genus laminaria. By MA LE JOLIS. The author has studied for ..."

4. Clinical gynecology, medical and surgical for students and practitioners by by John Marie Keating (1897)
"The tents commonly employed are of three kinds,—sponge, laminaria, ... laminaria tent. os internum. A size as large as may be expected to go in without the ..."

5. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1845)
"On the Occurrence of Mannite in the laminaria saccharina and other Sea-weeds ; also in Mushrooms. It appears, from the experiments of Dr John Stenhouse, ..."

6. Fossil Plants: A Text-book for Students of Botany and Geology by Albert Charles Seward (1898)
"At the periphery of the laminaria stem, represented in fig. 29, there occur numerous and comparatively large mucilage ducts. In certain algae of different ..."

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