(Gr. stoma, mouth; pous, foot). An order of Crustacea.
(Gr. strepho, I twist; pteron, wing). An order of Insect3 in which the anterior wings are represented by twisted rudiments.
(Gr. strepho, I twist; rhines, nostrils). A group of the Quad-rumana, often spoken of as Prosimiae.
(Gr. strobilos, a top, or fir-cone). The adult Tape-worm, with its generative segments or proglottides ; also applied to one of the stages in the life-history of the Lucernarida.
(Lat. stylus, a pointed instrument; forma, form). Pointed in shape.
Nearly central, but not quite.
Supported upon a very short stem.
Nearly sessile, or almost without a stalk.
(Lat. supinus, lying with the face upwards). The act of turning the. hand with the palm upwards.
(Lat. suo, I sew). The line of junction of two parts which are immovably connected together. Applied to the line where the whorls of a univalve shell join one another; also to the lines made upon the exterior of the shell of a chambered Cephalopod by the margins of the septa.
The limbs of Crustacea, which are adapted for swimming.
(Gr. sumphusis, a growing together). Union of two bones in which there is no motion, or but a very limited amount.
(Gr. sunapto, I fasten together). Transverse props sometimes found in Corals, extending across the loculi like the bars of a grate.
(Gr. sustello, I contract). Applied to the contraction of any contractile cavity, especially the heart.
(Lat. tabula, a tablet). Horizontal plates or floors found in some Corals, extending across the cavity of the "theca," from side to side.
(Lat. tango, I touch). Connected with the sense of touch.
(Gr. tainia, a ribbon). The division of Scolecida comprising the Tape-worms.
(Gr. tainia; and eidos, form). Ribbon-shaped, like a Tape-worm.
(Gr. tarsos, the flat of the foot). The small bones which form the ankle (or "instep" of man), and which correspond with the wrist (carpus) of the anterior limb.
(Lat. tegumentum, a covering). Connected with the integument or skin.