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synonyms for spiculum

  • barb
  • bristle
  • chill
  • point
  • sensation
  • spike
  • spine
  • thorn
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How to use spiculum in a sentence

Often one single quadriradiate spiculum is distinguished by its extraordinary size.
REPORT ON THE RADIOLARIA COLLECTED BY H.M.S. CHALLENGER DURING THE YEARS 1873-1876, FIRST PART: PORULOSA (SPUMELLARIA AND ACANTHARIA)ERNST HAECKEL
This surrounds the cloacal outlet, the latter concealing a double spiculum.
PARASITEST. SPENCER COBBOLD
The caudal extremity of the male ends in an inverted cup-like pouch, from which the penal spiculum protrudes.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IIVARIOUS
They are called spicula (spiculum, a dart), being often of a pointed form.
AN ELEMENTARY TEXT-BOOK OF THE MICROSCOPEJOHN WILLIAM GRIFFITH
The male is supplied with a double spiculum, its tail being always more or less curved towards the central surface.
PARASITEST. SPENCER COBBOLD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SPICULUM

  • barb
  • bristle
  • chill
  • point
  • sensation
  • spiculum
  • spike
  • spine
  • thorn
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.