Spicule

One of a pair of copulatory organs in male nematodes.

spicule

Crystalline or mineral deposits found in sponges, sea cucumbers, or urochordates. They are structural components in many sponges, and may serve a protective function in other organisms.
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spicule

Male copulatory organ. Sometimes called spiculum
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spicule

[n] - small pointed structure serving as a skeletal element in various marine and freshwater invertebrates e.g. sponges and corals
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Spicule

Spic'ule noun [ Latin spiculum a little point, a dart.] 1. A minute, slender granule, or point. 2. (Botany) Same as Spicula . 3. (Zoology) Any small calcareous or siliceous body found in the tissues of various invertebrate animals, especially in spo...
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spicule

A small, slender, sharp-pointed piece, usually on a surface, a small spike of flowers. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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spicule

spiculum noun small pointed structure serving as a skeletal element in various marine and freshwater invertebrates e.g. sponges and corals
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spicule

(spik´ūl) a sharp, needlelike body or spike.
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Spicule

• (n.) Any small calcareous or siliceous body found in the tissues of various invertebrate animals, especially in sponges and in most Alcyonaria. • (n.) A minute, slender granule, or point. • (n.) Same as Spicula.
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spicule

(from the article `mollusk`) ...pallium), the foot, the head (except in bivalves), and the mantle cavity. The mantle in caudofoveates and solenogasters is covered by cuticle that ... ...duct to the male pore. Often this opens together with the anus. There often are accessory copulatory organs forming a kind of penis, as in many ... ....
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spicule

a jet of dense gas ejected from the Sun`s chromosphere. Spicules occur at the edges of the chromospheric network, where magnetic fields are stronger. ... [1 related articles]
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spicule

spicule 1. A minute needle-like body, siliceous or calcareous, found in invertebrates. 2. A needle-like body. 3. A small pointed structure serving as a skeletal element in various marine and freshwater invertebrates; such as, sponges and corals.
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Spicule

[glass manufacture] Spicules are tiny glass flakes which are formed during the manufacture of glass vials. A glass tube is extruded at a constant rate and a jet of water applied to the hot glass is used to cut the blank tube to length. The bottom and lip of the vial are formed by swagging or upset forming while the glass is still hot. Spicu...
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spicule

• (astron.) A short-lived (about 5 minutes), narrow jet of gas, under 10,000 km long, in the upper chromosphere of the Sun. Visible in the light of H-alpha, spicules tend to cluster at the edges of supergranulation cells and are usually seen as a mass of tiny brighter spike-like features at the...
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spicule

spicule: see chromosphere.
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spicule

Type: Term Pronunciation: spik′yūl Definitions: 1. A small needle-shaped body. 2. Accessory reproductive structure in male nematodes; useful in identification of species.
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Spicule

a short, pointed, epidermal projection
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Spicule

[solar physics] In solar physics, a spicule is a dynamic jet of about 500 km diameter in the chromosphere of the Sun. It moves upwards at about 20 km/s from the photosphere. They were discovered in 1877 by Father Angelo Secchi of the Vatican Observatory in Rome. Spicules last for about 15 minutes; at the solar limb they appear elongated (if...
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Spicule

Spicules are any of various small needle-like anatomical structures occurring in organisms Spicule may also refer to: ...
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Spicule

a short, pointed, epidermal projection
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spicule

Crystalline or mineral deposits found in sponges, sea cucumbers, or urochordates. They are structural components in many sponges, and may serve a protective function in other organisms.
Found on http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss7metazoa.html
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