Definition of Loricae. Meaning of Loricae. Synonyms of Loricae

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Definition of Loricae

Loricae
Lorica Lo*ri"ca, n.; pl. Loric[ae]. [L., lit., a corselet of thongs, fr. lorum thong.] 1. (Anc. Armor) A cuirass, originally of leather, afterward of plates of metal or horn sewed on linen or the like. 2. (Chem.) Lute for protecting vessels from the fire. 3. (Zo["o]l.) The protective case or shell of an infusorian or rotifer.

Meaning of Loricae from wikipedia

- While several types of loricae (armor) existed in the Roman legion, the lorica plumata (Latin pronunciation: [loːr̺iːka pluːmaːt̪a]) was reserved for...
- deriving from a Latin source meaning a small tinkling bell, that are called loricae, which are mostly protein but may incorporate minute pieces of minerals...
- equal in weight. In recent years archaeologists have found ****ings of loricae segmentatae in many fort sites that are thought to have been garrisoned...
- Dacians, the Tropaeum Traiani, shows the majority of legionaries wearing loricae squamatae. A shirt of scale armour was shaped in the same way as a mail...
- c****ography). The group includes the tintinnids, which produce species-specific loricae (s****), and are important because these may be preserved as microfossils...
- considered a valid distinction. Most of these have no cell covering. Some have loricae or s****, such as Dinobryon, which is sessile and grows in branched colonies...
- animal with the loricates and their sister group the priapulids (which have loricae during their juvenile stages). Its generic name reflects its origin in...
- Stekel DJ (January 2009). "Three-dimensional images of choanoflagellate loricae". Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 276 (1654): 3–11. doi:10.1098/rspb...
- considered oligotrichs. The latter group includes the tintinnids, which produce loricae or s**** and are the predominant fossil ciliates. As first defined by...
- lorica, crumble the coral skeleton and kill the polyps. The discarded loricae of the "parent" H. corallasia cells remain, leaving the distinctive spotted...
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