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Meaning of "volvox" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD VOLVOX

From New Latin, from Latin volvere to roll.
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PRONUNCIATION OF VOLVOX

volvox  [ˈvɒlvɒks] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VOLVOX

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conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Volvox 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 VOLVOX MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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Volvox

Volvox is a genus of chlorophytes, a type of green algae. It forms spherical colonies of up to 50,000 cells. They live in a variety of freshwater habitats, and were first reported by Antonie van Leeuwenhoek in 1700. Volvox developed its colonial lifestyle 200 million years ago.

Definition of volvox in the English dictionary

The definition of volvox in the dictionary is any freshwater flagellate protozoan of the genus Volvox, occurring in colonies in the form of hollow multicellular spheres.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VOLVOX


box
bɒks
cox
kɒks
detox
ˈdiːˌtɒks
fox
fɒks
gearbox
ˈɡɪəˌbɒks
inbox
ˈɪnˌbɒks
jukebox
ˈdʒuːkˌbɒks
Knox
nɒks
locks
lɒks
mailbox
ˈmeɪlˌbɒks
orthodox
ˈɔːθəˌdɒks
ox
ɒks
paradox
ˈpærəˌdɒks
rocks
rɒks
sonovox
ˈsɒnəˌvɒks
sox
sɒks
stocks
stɒks
toolbox
ˈtuːlbɒks
vox
vɒks
Xerox
ˈzɪərɒks

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VOLVOX

voluntourism
voluptuaries
voluptuary
voluptuosity
voluptuous
voluptuously
voluptuousness
Voluspa
volutation
volute
voluted
volutin
volution
volutoid
volva
volvae
volvate
volve
volvulus
vom

WORDS THAT END LIKE VOLVOX

beatbox
black box
collection box
equinox
glory box
hotbox
hox
light box
lox
lunchbox
matchbox
music box
Nox
out of the box
PO box
redox
sandbox
suggestion box
the box
tool box

Synonyms and antonyms of volvox in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «volvox» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VOLVOX

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

Translator English - Chinese

团藻
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volvox
570 millions of speakers

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volvox
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volvox
380 millions of speakers
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volvox
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вольвокса
278 millions of speakers

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volvox
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volvox
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volvox
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Volvox
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Volvox
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Translator English - Japanese

ボルボックス
130 millions of speakers

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volvox
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Volvox
85 millions of speakers
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volvox
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volvox
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ज्वालामुखीय
75 millions of speakers

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volvox
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Volvox
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volvox
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вольвокса
40 millions of speakers

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volvox
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

volvox
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Volvox
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volvox
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volvox
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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VOLVOX»

The term «volvox» is normally little used and occupies the 115.143 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VOLVOX» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VOLVOX»

Discover the use of volvox in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to volvox and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Volvox: A Search for the Molecular and Genetic Origins of ...
This book reviews Volvox development and biology and, through this study, sheds light on the origins of multicellularity.
David L. Kirk, 2005
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Algal Culturing Techniques
Volvox Medium (Provasoli and Pintner 1960) Volvox medium was designed for culturing Volvox globator L. emend. Ehr. and V. tertius Meyer. When formulated in 1960, Volvox medium was a major advance because glycylglycine was first ...
Robert Arthur Andersen, 2005
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A history of the earth and animated nature
Volvox. An invisible, very simple, pellucid, spherical worm. " The animalcules belonging to this genus are of a globular form, and revolve in the water. Some of the species are so large as to be discerned by unassisted vision, while others are  ...
Oliver Goldsmith, 1855
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The Cell: Evolution of the First Organism
The green algae, represented by Gonium and Volvox, produced the first permanent cellular colonies. Gonium colonies are small, concave discs, consisting of about 32 cells, whereas Volvox, resembling a green glass ball, has up to 50,000 ...
Joseph Panno, 2009
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Biological Physics: Poincaré Seminar 2009
2. Volvox. and. its. relatives. as. model. organisms. Long after he made his great contributions to microscopy and started a revolution in biology, Antony van Leeuwenhoek peered into a drop of pond water and discovered one of nature's ...
Bertrand Duplantier, Vincent Rivasseau, 2010
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The Mechanism of the Galvanotropic Orientation in Volvox
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.
Frank Watts Bancroft, 2010
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International Review of Cytology: A Survey of Cell Biology
Extracellular. Matrix. and. Sex-Inducing. Pheromone. in. Volvox. Armin Hallmann Department of Cellular and Developmental Biology of Plants, University of Bielefeld, D-33615 Bielefeld, Germany During evolution of multicellularity it was ...
Kwang W. Jeon, 2003
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Plant Hormones
THE VOLVOX SEX-INDUCING PHEROMONE Volvox is the most highly developed genus of the family Volvocaceae. Several patterns of sexual reproduction are exhibited by the various species in this genus. Some species are monoclonic, ...
Gerald Litwack, 2005
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The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of ...
These 5 different kinds of animalia infusoria belonging to the genus of volvox of Linnaeus, are here represented both in their perfect and in their divided state. Fig . 1 represents the volvox ovalis, or egg-shaped volvox: at c and b it is expressed ...
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International Review of Cytology: A Survey of Cell Biology
Gen. Genet. 215, 200-208. Starr. R. C. (1969). Structure, reproduction, and differentiation in Volvox carreri f nagariensis lyengar, strains HK9 & 10. Arch. Protistenk. 111, 204-222. Starr, R. C. (1970). Control of differentiation in Volvox. Dev. Biol.
‎1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VOLVOX»

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New owners look to drive Volvox Group forward after acquisition
LEEDS-BASED Volvox Group has been bought by Rubicon Partners in a deal which sees the retirement of chief executive John Hall. The sale by Elysian ... «The Business Desk, Jun 15»
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Volvox - Organic triangular puzzle & Demo online
Volvox is a puzzle based on a triangular grid: the characters, called Trimoebas, are unicellular organisms that are trying to build the first pluricellular beings. «GameDev.net, May 15»
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Birth? Trivial Next to Cellular Doughnut-Making Process
One of the most striking examples is a moment in the development of Volvox, a kind of algae that forms one of the simplest multicellular organisms. When it is a ... «New York Times, May 15»
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Rare Footage of Volvox Embryo Turning Itself Inside Out [VIDEO]
A team of researchers successfully captured the first ever 3D video of a Volvox's algal embryo, which was seen turning itself inside out. The video showed the ... «Yibada, Apr 15»
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Ученые впервые показали трехмерное видео выворота клеток
Исследование этих зеленых водорослей привлекло внимание специалистов, прежде всего, тем, что Volvox являются колониальными организмами, ... «Lenta.ru, Apr 15»
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Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015: alle finali italiane trionfano HeartWatch …
Per la categoria Games, che premia giochi coinvolgenti e d'impatto, si è distinto il team Neotenia con il progetto Volvox realizzato da tre sudenti del Politecnico ... «Il Secolo XIX, Apr 15»
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Invictus Oncology Announces Two Posters to be Presented …
The VOLVOX platform merges big data modeling with drug design in silico to predict the optimal supramolecular structures. In another approach, a unique linker ... «PR Newswire, Apr 15»
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BT's Electronic Opus plans to be Miami Music Week's most …
I'm currently Creative and Technical Director at Volvox Labs [VVOX]. We typically work with brands or artists on interactive/multimedia art installations that ... «Dancing Astronaut, Mar 15»
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Discovering microbiology
Microscopes take us deeper, to the slow revolution of the bright green globe of the alga Volvox as its beats its way through a drop of pond water. A greater ... «OUPblog, Dec 14»
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El Volvox Atalanta lanza arena a destajo ante una gran expectación
Sin más espera, en la mañana de ayer comenzó el vertido de arena en la playa de Santa Cruz de La Palma por parte del barco Volvox Atalanta, que llegó al ... «Diario de Avisos, Oct 14»

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