Diodon

Members of the Diodontidae, species of the genus Diodon are usually known as porcupinefishes or balloonfishes. ==Distinguishing features== Fish of the genus Diodon have; They differ from the swelltoads and burrfishes (genus Cyclichthys and Chilomycterus), which have fixed, rigid spines. ==Defense mechanisms== There are currently five recognized sp...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diodon

Diodon

• (n.) A genus of whales. • (n.) A genus of spinose, plectognath fishes, having the teeth of each jaw united into a single beaklike plate. They are able to inflate the body by taking in air or water, and, hence, are called globefishes, swellfishes, etc. Called also porcupine fishes, and sea hedgehogs.
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/diodon/

diodon

1. <zoology> A genus of spinose, plectognath fishes, having the teeth of each jaw united into a single beaklike plate. They are able to inflate the body by taking in air or water, and, hence, are called globefishes, swellfishes, etc. Fishes, and sea hedgehogs. ... 2. <zoology> A genus of whales. ... Origin: Gr. = twice +, a tooth: cf. F...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

Diodon

genus Diodon noun type genus of the Diodontidae
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

Diodon

[software] Diodon is a simple clipboard manager for GNOME with application indicator support. Aiming to be the best integrated clipboard manager for the GNOME/GTK+ desktop clipboard manager on Linux. The current version provides Unity indicator applet support and also Unity Dash support. Recently the developers had updated the logos and add...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diodon_(software)

Diodon

Di'o·don noun [ Greek di- = di`s- twice + 'odoy`s , 'odo`ntos , a tooth: confer French diodon .] 1. (Zoology) A genus of spinose, plectognath fishes, having the teeth of each jaw united into a single beaklike plate. They are able to in...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/D/69

Diodon

Type: Term Pronunciation: dī′ō-don Definitions: 1. A genus of porcupine fishes related to balloon fish, globefish, and puffers. Although the common puffer is widely eaten as 'sea squab' in the United States, many puffers, especially in the Pacific, are poisonous because of the presence of a neurotoxin, tetrodotoxin, in the liver and...
Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=24986

Diodon

USS Diodon was an American Balao Class submarine of 1525 tons displacement launched in 1945 which saw action during the Second World War. USS Diodon was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 21 knots, carried a complement of 75 and was armed with one 4-inch gun, two 20 mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns; six 21 inch bow torpedo tubes and f...
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/RD.HTM

Diodon

[n] - type genus of the Diodontidae
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=Diodon
No exact match found