Producing a corallum.
(from the Latin for red coral). The hard structures deposited in, or by, the tissues of an Actinozoon - commonly called a "coral.
(Lat. corium, hide). Leathery.
(Lat. the " firm body "). The great band of nervous matter which unites the two hemispheres of the cerebrum in the Mammals.
(Lat. corpusculum, a little body or particle). Applied to fluids which, like the blood, contain floating solid particles or "corpuscles."
(Lat. costa, a rib). Applied amongst the Crinoidea to designate the rows of plates which succeed the inferior or basal portion of the cup (pelvis). Amongst the Corals the "costae" are vertical ridges which occur on the outer surface of the theca, and mark the position of the septa within.
(Lat. costa, a rib). Connected with the ribs.
(Gr. kranion, the skull). The bony or cartilaginous case in which the brain is contained.
(Gr. kraspedon, a margin or fringe). The long, convoluted cords, containing thread - cells, which are attached to the free margins of the mesenteries of a Sea-anemone.
(Lat. crepusculum, dusk). Applied to animals which are active in the dusk or twilight.
(Gr. krokodeilos, a crocodile). An order of Reptiles.
A partial dilatation of the gullet, technically called "ingluvies."
(Lat. crusta, a crust). A class of articulate animals, comprising Crabs, Lobsters, etc, characterised by the possession of a hard shell or crust, which they cast periodically.
(Gr. kteis, a comb; kustis, a bag or cyst). The sense-organ (probably auditory) which occurs in the Ctenophora.
(Gr. kteis, a comb; eidos, form). Applied to those scales of fishes, the hinder margins of which are fringed with spines or comb-like projections.
(Lat. curro, I run). An order of Aves, comprising birds destitute of the power of flight, but formed for running vigorously (e.g., the Ostrich and Emeu).