cyclostomatous


cyclostomatous
adj. (Zoology) having a rounded mouth; belonging to the Cyclostomata

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • cyclostomatous — /suy kleuh stom euh teuhs, stoh meuh , sik leuh /, adj. 1. having a circular mouth. 2. belonging or pertaining to the cyclostomes. Also, cyclostomate /suy klos teuh mit, mayt /. [CYCLO + STOMATOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • cyclostomatous — cy·clo·stom·a·tous …   English syllables

  • cyclostomatous — cy•clo•stom•a•tous [[t]ˌsaɪ kləˈstɒm ə təs, ˈstoʊ mə , ˌsɪk lə [/t]] also cy•clos•to•mate [[t]saɪˈklɒs tə mɪt, ˌmeɪt[/t]] adj. 1) ich having a circular mouth 2) ich belonging or pertaining to the cyclostomes • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • cyclostomatous — /saɪkləˈstɒmətəs/ (say suykluh stomuhtuhs), / ˈstoʊmə / (say stohmuh ), /sɪklə / (say sikluh ) adjective 1. having a circular mouth. 2. belonging or relating to the Cyclostomata. See cyclostome (def. 2). Also, cyclostomate /saɪˈklɒstəmət/ (say… …   Australian English dictionary

  • cyclostomatous — adjective see cyclostomate * * * /suy kleuh stom euh teuhs, stoh meuh , sik leuh /, adj. 1. having a circular mouth. 2. belonging or pertaining to the cyclostomes. Also, cyclostomate /suy klos teuh mit, mayt /. [CYCLO + STOMATOUS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • cy|clos|to|mate — «sy KLOS tuh miht, mayt», adjective. = cyclostomatous. (Cf. ↑cyclostomatous) …   Useful english dictionary

  • cy|clos|to|mous — «sy KLOS tuh muhs», adjective. = cyclostomatous. (Cf. ↑cyclostomatous) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hederellid — Taxobox|regnum=Animalia|phylum= incertae sedis image caption=Scanning electron microscope image of a hederelloid from the Devonian of Michigan (largest tube diameter is 0.75 mm).Hederellids are extinct colonial animals with calcitic tubular… …   Wikipedia

  • cyclostomate — [sī΄klə stäm′ə təs, sī΄kləstōm′ə təssī kläs′tə māt΄] adj. 1. having a round mouth 2. of a cyclostome or the cyclostomes: Also cyclostomatous [sī΄klə stäm′ə təs, sī΄kləstōm′ə təs] * * * See cyclostome. * * * …   Universalium

  • cyclostome — /ˈsaɪkləstoʊm/ (say suykluhstohm), /ˈsɪklə / (say sikluh ) adjective 1. belonging or relating to the old subclass Cyclostomata, a group of elongate aquatic vertebrates (the lampreys and hagfishes), characterised by pouch like gills and the… …   Australian English dictionary


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