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Meaning of "oscule" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OSCULE

oscule  [ˈɒskjuːl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OSCULE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oscule 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 OSCULE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

oscule

Osculum

The osculum is an excretory structure in the living sponge, a large opening to the outside through which the current of water exits after passing through the spongocoel. Wastes diffuse into the water and the water exits through the osculum at a velocity of nearly 8.4 cm/second, carrying away with it the sponge's wastes. The size of the osculum is regulated by the myocyte. Its size, in turn, determines the amount of water flowing through the sponge.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OSCULE


bascule
ˈbæskjuːl
biomolecule
ˈbaɪəʊˌmɒlɪkjuːl
corpuscule
kɔːˈpʌskjuːl
crepuscule
ˈkrɛpəsˌkjuːl
fascicule
ˈfæsɪˌkjuːl
floscule
ˈflɒskjuːl
graticule
ˈɡrætɪˌkjuːl
groupuscule
ˈɡruːpəˌskjuːl
macromolecule
ˌmækrəʊˈmɒlɪˌkjuːl
macule
ˈmækjuːl
majuscule
ˈmædʒəˌskjuːl
miniscule
ˈmɪnɪˌskjuːl
minuscule
ˈmɪnəˌskjuːl
molecule
ˈmɒlɪˌkjuːl
monticule
ˈmɒntɪˌkjuːl
opuscule
ɒˈpʌskjuːl
reticule
ˈrɛtɪˌkjuːl
ridicule
ˈrɪdɪˌkjuːl
saccule
ˈsækjuːl
spicule
ˈspɪkjuːl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OSCULE

oscillography
oscilloscope
oscilloscopic
oscine
oscinine
oscitance
oscitancies
oscitancy
oscitant
oscitantly
oscitate
oscitation
Osco-Umbrian
oscula
osculant
oscular
osculate
osculation
osculatory
osculum

WORDS THAT END LIKE OSCULE

aedicule
animalcule
calycule
floccule
gram molecule
homuncule
lenticule
locule
lodicule
opercule
poeticule
scrobicule
self-ridicule
silicule
submolecule
supramolecule
ventricule
vermicule
vocule
wheel animalcule

Synonyms and antonyms of oscule in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oscule» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OSCULE

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oscule
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

oscule
570 millions of speakers

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oscule
510 millions of speakers

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oscule
380 millions of speakers
ar

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oscule
280 millions of speakers

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oscule
278 millions of speakers

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oscule
270 millions of speakers

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oscule
260 millions of speakers

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oscule
220 millions of speakers

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Oscule
190 millions of speakers

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oscule
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

oscule
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

oscule
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oscule
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

oscule
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

oscule
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अंबाडी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

oscule
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

oscule
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oscule
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

oscule
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oscule
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

oscule
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oscule
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

oscule
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

oscule
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oscule

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OSCULE»

The term «oscule» is used very little and occupies the 187.640 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OSCULE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about oscule

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OSCULE»

Discover the use of oscule in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oscule and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Sponges (Porifera)
It was demonstrated by the Northern blotting technique that the expression of the gene coding for myotrophin was highest around the oscule region (Fig. 9D). At this part of the body the excurrent canals are joined together and eject the water ...
Werner E. G. Müller, 2003
2
An Encyclopedia of Natural History
This sac, which opens above by a wide, circular orifice, the oscule, consists of an outer and an inner layer such as have just been described. The water necessary to the life of the Sponge does not enter in at the oscule, which must not be ...
3
Exposition méthodique des genres de l'ordre des polypiers
celle d'un entonnoir régulier , jusqu'à celle d'une lame plane étalée en éventail, et ressemblant quelquefois à un cratère évasé à bords ondulés; bord épais d' environ ; millimètres; tissu intérieur grossièrement poreux et sans oscule, ...
Jean Vincent Félix Lamouroux, 2014
4
Biosilica in Evolution, Morphogenesis, and ...
The embryos become sessile and the young sponge forms an oscule, through which the body cavity opens to the external milieu; with this process, the young sponge forms an oscular/apical—basal axis. The oscule region can be considered ...
W.E.G. Müller, Mikhael A. Grachev, 2009
5
The Algorithmic Beauty of Seaweeds, Sponges and Corals
(b) The expression of the gene is highest around the oscule and lowest at the basis of the sponge (the concentration of myotrophin is schematically indicated in a plot), (c) A drawing (Haeckel 1872) representing the calcareous sponge ...
Jaap A. Kaandorp, Janet E. Kübler, 2001
6
The Light and Smith Manual: Intertidal Invertebrates from ...
Diameter of oscule ... habitat: open coast, under boulders and undersides of rock overhangs (plate 36F) Leucosolenia eleanor — Diameter of oscule-bearing tubules up to 3.8 mm in greatest width; sponge consists of basal anastomosis from ...
Sol Felty Light, James T. Carlton, 2007
7
Animal colonies: development and function through time
A generally accepted definition of an oscule is "an aperture through which water leaves a sponge" (Borojevic et al., 1968), but what is considered to be an oscule by one worker may simply be the aperture of an exhalant canal leading by way ...
Richard S. Boardman, Alan H. Cheetham, William Albert Oliver, 1973
8
The Biology of the porifera
L'oscule armi L'oscule des Pharétronides actuelles présente fréquemment une armature particulière ; il s'agit, chez les formes sans papilles, de plusieurs rangées de tétractines serrés autour de l'oscule, dont les deux actines latérales sont ...
William G. Fry, Zoological Society of London, British Museum (Natural History), 1970
9
Siboga-Expeditie - LES AMPHIPODES DE L'EXPEDITION DU SIBOGA.
In others, some of the lobes, by the enlargement of the oscule, have come to resemble the holotype of P. peziza very closely, so that it is not improbable that that species may eventually be found to be no more than an ecological variety of the ...
10
Underwater California
Dense band of spicules surrounds oscule (beware!). Central California to Baja California, intertidal to 240 feet (73m). Leucosolenia eleanor: gray-white, bundles of soft anastomosing tubes ^-inch (0.6cm) in diameter. L. macleayi: gray-white, ...
Wheeler J. North, 1976

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