Definition of Loricate. Meaning of Loricate. Synonyms of Loricate

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Definition of Loricate

Loricate
Loricate Lor"i*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Loricated; p. pr. & vb. n. Loricating.] [L. loricatus, p. p. of loricare to clothe in mail, to cover with plastering, fr. lorica a leather cuirass, a plastering, fr. lorum thong.] To cover with some protecting substance, as with lute, a crust, coating, or plates.
Loricate
Loricate Lor"i*cate, a. [See Loricate, v.] Covered with a shell or exterior made of plates somewhat like a coat of mail, as in the armadillo.
Loricate
Loricate Lor"i*cate, n. (Zo["o]l.) An animal covered with bony scales, as crocodiles among reptiles, and the pangolins among mammals.

Meaning of Loricate from wikipedia

- While several types of loricae (armor) existed in the Roman legion, the lorica plumata (Latin pronunciation: [loːr̺iːka pluːmaːt̪a]) was reserved for the...
- found within a basket-like lorica, providing the alternative name of "Loricate Choanoflagellates". The Acanthoecid lorica is composed of a series of siliceous...
- The list of marine molluscs of Ireland is a list of marine species that form a part of the molluscan fauna of Ireland. Their habitats include littoral...
- presumably washed to their final resting places. The loricate plates align the animal with the loricates and their sister group the priapulids (which have...
- sometimes known as sea cradles or "coat-of-mail s****", or more formally as loricates, polyplacophorans, and occasionally as polyplacop****s. Chitons have a...
- colony. These species may be further categorized as neutral, mimetic, loricate, and symphiloid synoeketes. Neutral synoeketes ignore and are ignored by...
- giving the animal a worm-like shape; such rotifers are respectively called loricate and illoricate. Rigid cuticles are often composed of multiple plates, and...
- Tenuiloricus. Maas, A., Waloszek, D., Haug, J.T. & Müller, K.J., 2009:12:24. Loricate larvae (Scalidophora) from the Middle Cambrian of Australia. Memoirs of...
- usually found in similar conditions and Cuvier had said that the genus was loricated. Some believed that the armor resembled that of the modern armadillo,...
- Indo-Pacific Localities. Electron Microscopical Investigations on Two Loricate Choanoflagellates (Choanoflagellida), Calotheca alata gen. et sp. nov....
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