Sentence Examples


  • As in the preceding, but with suckers on the tentacles.
  • In relation to their parasitic habit one or two suckers are always developed, the one at the anterior and the other at the posterior end of the body.
  • 23 and 25); and, fourthly, in structure, being hollow or solid, as in the polyp. In some medusae, for instance, the remarkable deep-sea family Pectyllidae, the tentacles may bear suckers, by which the animal may attach itself temporarily.
  • Other genera are Aglauropsis, Gossea and Gonionemus; the last named bears adhesive suckers on the tentacles.
  • The fore-legs of many male dyticids have the three proximal foot-segments broad and saucer-shaped, and covered with suckers, by means of which they secure a firm hold of their mates.