Sentence Examples


  • B, Digestive gland from interior A, B, and C magnified about of pitcher, in pocket-like deI oo diameters.
  • It has been proved that the secretion contains a digestive ferment capable of rendering proteid matter soluble.
  • The secretion wets an insect very rapidly, but, so far as is known, seems to be completely destitute of digestive power - indeed, rather to accelerate decomposition.
  • A number of glands on the interior of the pitcher secrete a plentiful fluid which has digestive properties.
  • (I) The polyp, when present, is without the strongly developed longitudinal retractor muscles, forming ridges (taeniolae) projecting into the digestive cavity, seen in the scyphistoma or scyphopolyp. (2) The medusa, when' present, has a velum and is hence said to be craspedote; the nervous system forms two continuous rings running above and below the velum; the margin of the umbrella is not lobed (except in Narcomedusae) but entire; there are characteristic differences in the sense-organs (see below, and Scyphomedusae); and gastral filaments (phacellae), subgenital pits, &c., are absent.

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