actinal[ak′ti nəl, ak tī′nəl]
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
of the oral region of a radiate animal, from which the rays or tentacles grow
Origin: actin(o)- plush -al
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Of, relating to, or located on the part of a radially symmetric animal from which the tentacles radiate or the side where the oral area is found.
- acˈti·nal·ly adverb