Conus is a large genus of small to large predatory sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs, with the common names of cone snails, cone shells or cones. This genus is placed in the subfamily Coninae within the family Conidae. Geologically speaking, the genus is known from the Eocene to the Recent (Holocene) periods. Conus species have shells that are
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The cone shaped area at the lower end of the spinal cord (found between the eleventh thoracic vertebrae and the first lumbar vertebrae).
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Genus of gastropod molluscs, cone snails. See conotoxins and conantokins.
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[ Latin , a cone.] 1.
A cone. 2. (Zoology)
A Linnean genus of mollusks having a conical shell. See Cone
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A genus of shellfish that inhabits the shores of some South Pacific islands. Several species, Conus geographus, Conus textilis, Conus aulicus, Conus tulipa, and Conus marmoreus are poisonous, their sting or spine causing acute pain, oedema, numbness, spreading paralysis, and sometimes coma and death. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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(ko´nәs) pl. co´ni Latin word meaning cone, or a cone-shaped structure. posterior staphyloma of the myopic eye. conus arteriosus the anterosuperior portion of the right ventricle of the heart, at the entrance to the pulmonary trunk. Called also infundibulum. ...
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• (n.) A cone. • (n.) A Linnean genus of mollusks having a conical shell. See Cone, n., 4.
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(from the article `cone shell`) any of several marine snails of the subclass Prosobranchia (class Gastropoda) comprising the genus Conus and the family Conidae. The shell is ... ...occurs among the early hatched young and upon unhatched eggs in the capsule. Strombus can lay a tubular string of eggs 23 metres (75 feet) long, ... [2 r...
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Conus is a genus of gastropod molluscs of the family Conidae (the cone-shells). They are found in the southern and tropical seas.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: kō′nŭs Definitions: 1. A genus of shellfish that inhabits the shores of some South Pacific islands. Several species, Conus geographus, Conus textilis, Conus aulicus, Conus tulipa, and Conus marmoreus are poisonous, their sting or spine causing acute pain, edema, numbness, spreading paralysis, and sometimes
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Type: Term Pronunciation: kō′nŭs, -nī Definitions: 1. Posterior staphyloma in myopic choroidopathy. Synonyms: cone
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Latin = cone, conus medullaris - the lower end of the spinal cord.
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