Definition of Sessile

Sessile a. means: Attached without any sensible projecting support.

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Sessile a. means: Attached without any sensible projecting support.

Meaning of Sessile

Sessile (a.) means: Attached without any sensible projecting support.

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Sessile (a.): Resting directly upon the main stem or branch, without a petiole or footstalk; as, a sessile leaf or blossom.

Sessile (a.): Attached without any sensible projecting support.

Gonocalyx (n.): The bell of a sessile gonozooid.

Medusoid (n.): A sessile gonophore. See Illust. under Gonosome.

Sessile (a.): Permanently attached; -- said of the gonophores of certain hydroids which never became detached.

Isopoda (n. pl.): An order of sessile-eyed Crustacea, usually having seven pairs of legs, which are all similar in structure.

Patella (n.): A kind of apothecium in lichens, which is orbicular, flat, and sessile, and has a special rim not a part of the thallus.

Sertularia (n.): A genus of delicate branching hydroids having small sessile hydrothecae along the sides of the branches.

Spike (n.): A kind of flower cluster in which sessile flowers are arranged on an unbranched elongated axis.

Cystidea (n. pl.): An order of Crinoidea, mostly fossils of the Paleozoic rocks. They were usually roundish or egg-shaped, and often unsymmetrical; some were sessile, others had short stems.

Sertularian (n.): Any species of Sertularia, or of Sertularidae, a family of hydroids having branched chitinous stems and simple sessile hydrothecae. Also used adjectively.

Acorn-shell (n.): One of the sessile cirripeds; a barnacle of the genus Balanus. See Barnacle.

Medusoid (a.): Like a medusa; having the fundamental structure of a medusa, but without a locomotive disk; -- said of the sessile gonophores of hydroids.

Stalk-eyed (a.): Having the eyes raised on a stalk, or peduncle; -- opposed to sessile-eyed. Said especially of podophthalmous crustaceans.

Sessile-eyed (a.): Having eyes which are not elevated on a stalk; -- opposed to stalk-eyed.

Pedicellaria (n.): A peculiar forcepslike organ which occurs in large numbers upon starfishes and echini. Those of starfishes have two movable jaws, or blades, and are usually nearly, or quite, sessile; those of echini usually have three jaws and a pedicel. See Illustration in Appendix.

Barnacle (n.): Any cirriped crustacean adhering to rocks, floating timber, ships, etc., esp. (a) the sessile species (genus Balanus and allies), and (b) the stalked or goose barnacles (genus Lepas and allies). See Cirripedia, and Goose barnacle.

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Meaning of Sessile

Sessile means: Resting directly upon the main stem or branch, without a petiole or footstalk; as, a sessile leaf or blossom.

Meaning of Sessile

Sessile means: Attached without any sensible projecting support.

Meaning of Gonocalyx

Gonocalyx means: The bell of a sessile gonozooid.

Meaning of Medusoid

Medusoid means: A sessile gonophore. See Illust. under Gonosome.

Meaning of Sessile

Sessile means: Permanently attached; -- said of the gonophores of certain hydroids which never became detached.

Meaning of Isopoda

Isopoda means: An order of sessile-eyed Crustacea, usually having seven pairs of legs, which are all similar in structure.

Meaning of Patella

Patella means: A kind of apothecium in lichens, which is orbicular, flat, and sessile, and has a special rim not a part of the thallus.

Meaning of Sertularia

Sertularia means: A genus of delicate branching hydroids having small sessile hydrothecae along the sides of the branches.

Meaning of Spike

Spike means: A kind of flower cluster in which sessile flowers are arranged on an unbranched elongated axis.

Meaning of Cystidea

Cystidea means: An order of Crinoidea, mostly fossils of the Paleozoic rocks. They were usually roundish or egg-shaped, and often unsymmetrical; some were sessile, others had short stems.

Meaning of Sertularian

Sertularian means: Any species of Sertularia, or of Sertularidae, a family of hydroids having branched chitinous stems and simple sessile hydrothecae. Also used adjectively.

Meaning of Acorn-shell

Acorn-shell means: One of the sessile cirripeds; a barnacle of the genus Balanus. See Barnacle.

Meaning of Medusoid

Medusoid means: Like a medusa; having the fundamental structure of a medusa, but without a locomotive disk; -- said of the sessile gonophores of hydroids.

Meaning of Stalk-eyed

Stalk-eyed means: Having the eyes raised on a stalk, or peduncle; -- opposed to sessile-eyed. Said especially of podophthalmous crustaceans.

Meaning of Sessile-eyed

Sessile-eyed means: Having eyes which are not elevated on a stalk; -- opposed to stalk-eyed.

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