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Definition of Cirri

Cirri
Cirri Cir"ri, n. pl. See Cirrus.
Cirri
Cirrus Cir"rus, n.; pl. Cirri. [L., lock, curl, ringlet.] [Also written cirrhus.] 1. (Bot.) A tendril or clasper. 2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A soft tactile appendage of the mantle of many Mollusca, and of the parapodia of Annelida. Those near the head of annelids are Tentacular cirri; those of the last segment are caudal cirri. (b) The jointed, leglike organs of Cirripedia. See Annelida, and Polych[ae]ta. Note: In some of the inferior animals the cirri aid in locomotion; in others they are used in feeding; in the Annelida they are mostly organs of touch. Some cirri are branchial in function. 3. (Zo["o]l.) The external male organ of trematodes and some other worms, and of certain Mollusca. 4. (Meteor.) See under Cloud.

Meaning of Cirri from wikipedia

- Buccal cirri are feeding structures found in the oral hood of primitive jawless organisms called amphioxus. The word buccal is derived from the term bucca...
- Giovanni Battista Cirri (1 October 1724 – 11 June 1808) was an Italian cellist and composer in the 18th century. Cirri was born in Forlì in the Emilia-Romagna...
- million years ago. Whale barnacles p****ively filter food, using tentacle-like cirri, as the host swims through the water. The arrangement is generally considered...
- Ig****o Cirri or Giacomo Matteo Ig****o Cirri (20 September 1711 – 13 July 1787) was an Italian organist and composer in the 18th century. He was born...
- Xeromphalina cirris is a species of agaric fungus in the family Mycenaceae. Described as new to science in 1988, it is known from montane or boreal coniferous...
- The Cirrus Vision SF50 (also known as the Vision Jet) is a single-engine very light jet designed and produced by Cirrus Aircraft of Duluth, Minnesota,...
- of their arms as sails. The "tentacles" of the nautiluses are actually cirri (singular: cirrus), composed of long, soft, flexible appendages which are...
- root-like structures known as cirri. Further cirri may occur higher up the stem. In crinoids that attach to hard surfaces, the cirri may be robust and curved...
- Cirrí Sur is a district of the Naranjo canton, in the Alajuela province of Costa Rica. Cirrí Sur has an area of 32.07 km² and an elevation of 1,205 metres...
- the mouth. Barnacles have thoracic appendages modified for feeding, the cirri, which filter suspended food particles from water currents and p**** the...
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