Sentence Examples


  • In addition to tentacles, there may be marginal cirri (Laodice) with a solid endodermal axis, spirally coiled, very contractile, and bearing a terminal battery of nematocysts.
  • Gibbula, with jaws, three pairs of epipodial cirri without pigment spots at their bases, British.
  • Margarita, five to seven pairs of epipodial cirri with a pigment spot at base of each.
  • (A portion of the fringe of cirri is removed to show the brachial membrane and a portion of the spiral extremities of the arms.) FIG.
  • The cirri or tentacles, of which three or four pairs are present, are capable of being protruded, and the minute larva swims by means of the ciliary action they produce.