Furnished with small pointed eminences or " cusps."
(Lat. skin). The inferior vascular layer of the integument, often called the cutis vera, the corium, or the dermis.
(Gr. kuklos, a circle; eidos, form). Applied to those scales of fishes which have a regularly circular or elliptical outline with an even margin.
(Gr. kuklos; and stoma, mouth). Sometimes used to designate the Hag-fishes and Lampreys, forming the order Marsipobranchii.
(Gr. kustis, a bladder or bag). A sac or vesicle.
The embryonic forms (scolices) of certain intestinal worms (Tapeworms), which were described as a distinct order, until their true nature was discovered.
(Gr. kustis, a bladder; and eidos, form). An extinct order of Echinodermata.
(Lat. decido, I fall off). Applied to parts which fall off or are shed during the life of the animal.
(Lat. decollo, I behead). Applied to univalve shells, the apex of which falls off in the course of growth.
(Gr. deinos, terrible; keras, horn). An extinct order of Tertiary Mammals.
(Gr. deinos, terrible; saura, lizard). An extinct order of Reptiles.
(Gr. dendron, a tree). Branched like a tree, arborescent.
(Gr. derma, skin). Belonging to the integument.
(Lat. dextra, the right hand). Right-handed; applied to the direction of the spiral in the greater number of univalve shells.
(Gr. dia, apart; histemi, I place). A gap or interval, especially between teeth.