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Definition of Amphioxus lanceolatus

Amphioxus lanceolatus
Lancelet Lance"let, n. [Lance + -let.] (Zo["o]l.) A small fishlike animal (Amphioxus lanceolatus), remarkable for the rudimentary condition of its organs. It is the type of the class Leptocardia. See Amphioxus, Leptocardia.
Amphioxus lanceolatus
Amphioxus Am`phi*ox"us, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? + ? sharp.] (Zo["o]l.) A fishlike creature (Amphioxus lanceolatus), two or three inches long, found in temperature seas; -- also called the lancelet. Its body is pointed at both ends. It is the lowest and most generalized of the vertebrates, having neither brain, skull, vertebr[ae], nor red blood. It forms the type of the group Acrania, Leptocardia, etc.

Meaning of Amphioxus lanceolatus from wikipedia

- 1774) Synonyms Limax lanceolatus Pallas, 1774 Branchiostoma lubri**** Costa, 1834 Amphioxus lanceolatus Yarrel, 1836 Branchiostoma haecklii Franz, 1922...
- wissenschaftliche Medicin, Berlin, 1838: 482-485. Bemerkungen über den Bau des Amphioxus lanceolatus, eines Fisches aus der Ordnung der Cyclostomas. Königsberg, 1841...
- consideration of the Lobi Electrici of torpedo fish. Untersuchungen über Amphioxus lanceolatus, 1882 - Studies of amphioxus. Über den Ursprung des Nervus acusticus...