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Spiny

spiny 1. Full of spines; thorny; as, a spiny tree. 2. Like a spine in shape; slender. Spiny grasshoppers sit chirping. 3.... Read More

Tuatara

Definition noun, plural: tuatara or tuataras A nocturnal lizard-like reptile of the genus Sphenodon that is native to New... Read More

Bass

Bass Origin: a corruption of barse. (Science: zoology) 1. An edible, spiny-finned fish, especially. Of the genera Roccus,... Read More

Oyster

oyster 1. (Science: marine biology, zoology) Any marine bivalve mollusk of the genus ostrea. They are usually found adhering... Read More

Proboscis

Proboscis Definition What is proboscis? A proboscis refers to an elongated or projecting appendage in the head region of... Read More

Perch

perch (Science: zoology) 1. Any fresh water fish of the genus perca and of several other allied genera of the family... Read More

Invertebrate

Invertebrate Definition An invertebrate refers to any of the animals lacking a vertebral column. The term invertebrate came... Read More

Melon

melon 1. (Science: botany) The juicy fruit of certain cucurbitaceous plants, as the muskmelon, watermelon, and citron melon;... Read More

Triploblastic

Triploblastic Definition A triploblastic animal had three main layers of tissue during embryonic development. The central... Read More

Malpighian layer

Definition noun The lower layer of epidermis consisting of non-keratinized, viable cells, in contrast to the outer (upper)... Read More

Terrestrial animal

Definition noun, plural: terrestrial animals Any animal that lives, grows and reproduce on terrestrial (or... Read More

Soft coral

Definition noun, plural: soft corals A coral that is soft-bodied and is not involved in coral reef building since it does... Read More

Sphenodon guntheri

Definition The tuatara species of the genus Sphenodon that inhabits one small island of New Zealand, i.e. Brothers... Read More

Penile spine

Definition noun, plural: penile spines Any of the spiny projections along the glans or the shaft of the penis Supplement The... Read More