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Meaning of "limulus" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD LIMULUS

From New Latin (name of genus), from Latin līmus sidelong.
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PRONUNCIATION OF LIMULUS

limulus  [ˈlɪmjʊləs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LIMULUS

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Limulus is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LIMULUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

limulus

Limulus

Limulus is a genus of horseshoe crab, with one extant species, the Atlantic horseshoe crab L. polyphemus. Many fossil species are known, many of which have since been assigned to other genera. Currently valid fossil species include: ▪ Limulus coffini Reeside & Harris, 1952- Cretaceous, United States ▪ Limulus priscus Münster, 1839- Triassic, Germany ▪ Limulus woodwardi Watson, 1909- Jurassic, England Tentative species: ▪ "Limulus" decheni Zinken, 1862- Paleogene, Germany...

Definition of limulus in the English dictionary

The definition of limulus in the dictionary is any horseshoe crab of the genus Limulus, esp L. polyphemus.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LIMULUS


altocumulus
ˌæltəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs
cirrocumulus
ˌsɪrəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs
cumulous
ˈkjuːmjʊləs
cumulus
ˈkjuːmjʊləs
emulous
ˈɛmjʊləs
famulus
ˈfæmjʊləs
fractocumulus
ˌfræktəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs
hamulous
ˈhæmjʊləs
hamulus
ˈhæmjʊləs
interstimulus
ˌɪntəˈstɪmjʊləs
mimulus
ˈmɪmjʊləs
poststimulus
ˌpəʊstˈstɪmjʊləs
ramulous
ˈræmjʊləs
ramulus
ˈræmjʊləs
Romulus
ˈrɒmjʊləs
stimulus
ˈstɪmjʊləs
stratocumulus
ˌstrætəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs
tremulous
ˈtrɛmjʊləs
tumulus
ˈtjuːmjʊləs
untremulous
ʌnˈtremjʊləs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LIMULUS

limousine liberal
limp
limp-wristed
limpa
limper
limpet
limpid
limpidity
limpidly
limpidness
limping
limpingly
limpkin
limply
limpness
Limpopo
limpsy
limuli
limuloid
limy

WORDS THAT END LIKE LIMULUS

annulus
calculus
colliculus
conditioned stimulus
differential calculus
dracunculus
elastic modulus
fumulus
funiculus
glomerulus
homunculus
integral calculus
modulus
oculus
opulus
precalculus
ranunculus
regulus
unconditioned stimulus
Young´s modulus

Synonyms and antonyms of limulus in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «limulus» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LIMULUS

Find out the translation of limulus to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of limulus from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «limulus» in English.

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380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

الليمول
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Лаймулус
278 millions of speakers

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limulus
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limulus
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limulus
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Limulus
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Limulus
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カブトガニ
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limulus
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Limulus
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limulus
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Translator English - Tamil

லிமுலஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लिंपलस
75 millions of speakers

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limulus
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

limulus
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limulus
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Translator English - Ukrainian

Лаймулус
40 millions of speakers

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limulus
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limulus
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Translator English - Swedish

limulus
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Translator English - Norwegian

limulus
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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LIMULUS»

The term «limulus» is regularly used and occupies the 87.480 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LIMULUS»

Discover the use of limulus in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to limulus and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Clinical Applications of the Limulus Amoebocyte Lysate Test
The primary focus of this book is to present the various clinical applications of the Limulus amoebocyte lysate (LAL) test for the detection of Gram-negative bacterial endotoxins.
Richard B. Prior, 1990
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Limulus in the Limelight: A Species 350 Million Years in the ...
This book exposes the impacts of over fishing on this species; clarifies the future research agenda for the species worldwide and emphasizes the need for conservation of this fascinating creature's estuaries/ocean habitats.
John T. Tanacredi, 2001
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Anatomy of the King Crab (Limulus Polyphemus, Latr.)
Richard Owen. The body of the American as of the Moluccan King-crab (Limulus) consists of three principal parts—two large, broad, depressed, and shield-shaped , as viewed from above (P1. V A., B), the third long and spike-shaped (13b. 0).
Richard Owen, 1873
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Sensation and Perception
Notice that activation of neurons A or C results in the re- lease of inhibitory transmitter onto neuron B. To understand how lateral inhibition can cause perceptual effects, we will look at an experiment using a primitive animal called the Limulus, ...
E. Goldstein, 2009
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Variations in the Development of Limulus Polyphemus
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
William Patten, 2012
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Studies on Limulus...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
William Patten, 2012
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Biology and Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs
JAMES C. PIERCE, Nirav Malani, Nisarg Patel, Benjamin Steger, and Bradley Wubbenhorst Bioinformatics Program, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Limulus polyphemus (North Atlantic horseshoe  ...
John T. Tanacredi, Mark L. Botton, David Smith, 2009
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The Anatomy, Histology, and Embryology of Limulus Polyphemus
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
A. S. 1839-1905 Packard, 2011
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Endotoxins: Pyrogens, LAL Testing and Depyrogenation
Kevin L. Williams Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A. It has long been known that the modeling of the reaction of endotoxin with the human blood system has been wonderfully achieved using Limulus but it has only recently ...
Kevin L. Williams, 2007
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Neurons and Networks: An Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience
Neural Circuitry: Lateral Inhibition in the Limulus Eye Studies of the lateral eye of the horseshoe crab, Limulus, provide an elegant example of how simple neural circuitry can explain complex perceptual phenomena. This animal is in the same  ...
John E. Dowling, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LIMULUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term limulus is used in the context of the following news items.
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Comparison of genomic signatures of selection on Plasmodium …
... adjacent to the ccp1 gene (Pf3D7_1475500) encoding an LCCL (Limulus coagulation factor C) domain-containing protein expressed in parasite gametocytes ... «BMC Blogs Network, Jul 15»
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Volunteers save horseshoe crabs during beach overhaul
Many, in fact, consider Delaware Bay to be the epicenter of spawning for the Limulus polyphemus, the horseshoe crab species found along the ... «The News Journal, Jul 15»
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Granzyme B mediated function of Parvovirus B19-specific CD4 + T …
Endotoxin content in the antigen preparations as measured by the Limulus amebocyte lysate assay (QCL-1000; Cambrex Biosciences, ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
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Horseshoe Crab mating season is winding down
Project Limulus researcher Olivia discusses where to find horseshoe ... Researchers from Sacred Heart University's Project Limulus visited the ... «CT News, Jun 15»
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Pyrogen Testing Market – Global Industry Analysis and Forecast …
Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) test, a bacterial endotoxin test, is also used to detect pyrogens. This test is carried out on pharmaceutical ... «Medgadget.com, Jun 15»
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More evidence suggests Earth is entering a sixth extinction-level event
Horseshoe crab blood is used to manufacture Limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL), which reacts with bacterial endotoxins. It's an essential ... «ExtremeTech, Jun 15»
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Seaside Center Naturalists prepare for Opening
Christina has experience as a Bruce Museum outreach educator and worked with Sacred Heart University's Project Limulus program studying ... «CT News, Jun 15»
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After detecting the lipopolysaccharides (LPS) content with the chromogenic limulus amoebocyte lysate assay (Associates of Cape Cod, USA), ... «BMC Blogs Network, Jun 15»
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Project Limulus: The horseshoe crab needs your help
Jennifer Mattei, Ph.D. from Sacred Heart University, is spearheading Project Limulus, a community-based endeavor to examine the ecology of ... «Milford-Orange Bulletin, May 15»
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Limulus Venture Partners II Limited Partnership Filing. Paul Howard …
The Massachusetts-based Limulus Venture Partners II Limited Partnership had published FormD about $6.50 million offering. This is a new ... «OctaFinance.com, May 15»

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