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Meaning of "rhizocephalan" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD RHIZOCEPHALAN

From New Latin Rhizocephala (literally: root-headed), from rhizo- + -cephala from Greek kephalē head.
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PRONUNCIATION OF RHIZOCEPHALAN

rhizocephalan  [ˌraɪzəʊˈsɛfələn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RHIZOCEPHALAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Rhizocephalan can act as a noun and an adjective.
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The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES RHIZOCEPHALAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of rhizocephalan in the English dictionary

The definition of rhizocephalan in the dictionary is any parasitic crustacean of the order Rhizocephala, esp Sacculina carcini, which has a saclike body and sends out absorptive processes into the body of its host, the crab: subclass Cirripedia. Other definition of rhizocephalan is of, relating to, or belonging to the order Rhizocephala.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RHIZOCEPHALAN


acanthocephalan
əˌkænθəʊˈsɛfələn
Alan
ˈælən
Allen
ˈælən
Babylon
ˈbæbɪlən
collembolan
kəˈlɛmbələn
colon
ˈkəʊlən
courlan
ˈkʊələn
Dylan
ˈdɪlən
fallen
ˈfɔːlən
gallon
ˈɡælən
gonfalon
ˈɡɒnfələn
Heerlen
ˈhɪələn
mamelon
ˈmæmələn
Mechelen
ˈmɛxələn
myrobalan
maɪˈrɒbələn
Nahuatlan
nɑːˈwɑːtələn
ortolan
ˈɔːtələn
stolen
ˈstəʊlən
Venezuelan
ˌvɛnɪˈzweɪlən
Westfalen
vɛstˈfaːlən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RHIZOCEPHALAN

rhizobia
rhizobial
rhizobium
rhizocarp
rhizocarpic
rhizocarpous
rhizocaul
rhizocephalous
rhizoctonia
rhizogenetic
rhizogenic
rhizogenous
rhizoid
rhizoidal
rhizomatous
rhizome
rhizomic
rhizomorph
rhizomorphous
rhizophagous

WORDS THAT END LIKE RHIZOCEPHALAN

action plan
business plan
Catalan
chalan
clan
flan
floor plan
Guatemalan
hallan
Klan
Macmillan
Magellan
Malan
McMillan
melphalan
Milan
Nolan
open-plan
plan
ulan

Synonyms and antonyms of rhizocephalan in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «rhizocephalan» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RHIZOCEPHALAN

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The translations of rhizocephalan from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «rhizocephalan» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

rhizocephalan
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

rizocéfalos
570 millions of speakers

English

rhizocephalan
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

rhizocephalan
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

rhizocephalan
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

корнеголового
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

rhizocephalan
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

rhizocephalan
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rhizocéphales
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Rhizocephalan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

rhizocephalan
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

rhizocephalan
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

rhizocephalan
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rhizocephalan
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

rhizocephalan
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

rhizocephalan
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Rhizocephalan
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

rhizocephalan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

rhizocephalan
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rhizocephalan
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

корнеголового
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

rhizocephalan
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ριζοκεφάλων
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

rhizocephalan
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Rhizocephalan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rhizocephalan
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of rhizocephalan

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RHIZOCEPHALAN»

The term «rhizocephalan» is barely ever used and occupies the 199.746 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RHIZOCEPHALAN» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RHIZOCEPHALAN»

Discover the use of rhizocephalan in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to rhizocephalan and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Modern Approaches to the Study of Crustacea
Rhizocephalan nauplii and cyprids are morphologically similar to those found in other cirripedes (Glenner 1998) and until and including settlement of the cyprid on the prospective host crab, development is exactly as in their non-parasitic ...
Crustacean Society. Summer Meeting, Elva Escobar-Briones, Fernando Alvarez, 2002
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Feestbundel bij de opening van het Kolveniershof en het ...
19, pp. 1-22. 1937. The species of the genus Sacculina (Crustacea Rhizocephala ). Zool. Meded. Leiden, vol. 19, pp. 187-328. 1938. Loxothylacus nierstraszi, a new species of rhizocephalan parasite from the East Indies. Arch. Neerl. Zool., vol.
‎1936
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Encyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores
Some rhizocephalan species are reported from multiple host species and occur over a wide geographic range. The hermit crab— infecting Peltogaster pagnri ( Fig. 2A) is reported from eastern Atlantic and western and eastern Pacific shores in ...
Mark W. Denny, Steven Dean Gaines, 2007
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Decapod Crustacean Phylogenetics
However, one common feature of the rhizocephalan and bopyrid coevolutionary analyses is that anomurans and other more derived host taxa are parasitized by members of basal parasite groups. Because the Anomura is among the more ...
Joel W. Martin, Keith A. Crandall, Darryl L. Felder, 2009
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Issues in Life Sciences: Bacteriology, Parasitology, and ...
The. monophyletic. origin. of. a. remarkable. sexual. system. in. akentrogonid. rhizocephalan. parasites: A. molecular. and. larval. structural. study. “We use sequences from the nuclear ribosomal genes, 18S and 285 to analyze the phylogeny ...
‎2012
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In the Wrong Place - Alien Marine Crustaceans: Distribution, ...
Few studies, however, have documented the population dynamics of rhizocephalan barnacles and their hosts; fewer still described the population dynamics of alien rhizocephalan barnacles and their hosts in the region of their introduction (but ...
Bella S. Galil, Paul F. Clark, James T. Carlton, 2011
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King Crabs of the World: Biology and Fisheries Management
6.6.2 Rhizocephalan Diseases The Rhizocephala or parasitic barnacles of crustaceans are among the most fascinating of parasites (Figure 6.33). Clues to their taxonomic identity are presented by the presence of nauplii (when present in a ...
Bradley G. Stevens, 2014
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Parasitism: The Diversity and Ecology of Animal Parasites
Box. 11.1. Astonishing. metamorphosis. in. pennellid. copepods. and. rhizocephalan. barnacles. The evolution of complex life cycles and the phenomenon of metamorphosis are among the most intriguing of adaptations. Metamorphosis ...
Timothy M. Goater, Cameron P. Goater, Gerald W. Esch, 2013
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General Parasitology
Rather, it settles on an immature rhizocephalan adult. This “parasitized” individual then develops into a "male." The cypris injects a mass of cells into the brood chamber of the adult, and this mass then migrates to the “testes” of the young adult ...
Thomas C. Cheng, 2012
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Marine Parasitology
It is to this externa that hyperparasitic epicaridean iso-pods from the family Cryptoniscidae (Liriopsidae) attach. Isopods within the Cryptoniscidae are almost exclusively hyperparasites of rhizocephalan barnacles (Grygier and Bowman 1990), ...
Klaus Rohde, 2005

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RHIZOCEPHALAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term rhizocephalan is used in the context of the following news items.
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Absurd Creature of the Week: The Barnacle That Invades Crabs in a …
So the rhizocephalans are these species of barnacle, and unlike most barnacles, they aren't content living life stuck to rocks. Indeed, they look nothing like ... «Wired, Jul 15»
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The crab-castrating parasite that zombifies its prey
On the coast of South Carolina lives the flatback mud crab (Eurypanopeus depressus), where it is infected with a species of rhizocephalan call Loxothylacus ... «The Conversation, May 14»
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This may be the ocean's most horrifying monster (and you've …
When I first learned about rhizocephalan barnacles I lost my appetite. I was taking a parasitology course, and even though I'd developed a thick skin, something ... «Deep-Sea News, Oct 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Rhizocephalan [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/rhizocephalan>. Apr 2020 ».
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