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Actinotrocha
Actinotrocha Ac`ti*not"ro*cha, n. pl. [NL.; Gr. ?, ?, a ray + ? a ring.] (Zo["o]l.) A peculiar larval form of Phoronis, a genus of marine worms, having a circle of ciliated tentacles.
Actinotrocha
Phoronis Pho*ro"nis, n. [NL., fr. L. Phoronis, a surname of Io, Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.) A remarkable genus of marine worms having tentacles around the mouth. It is usually classed with the gephyreans. Its larva (Actinotrocha) undergoes a peculiar metamorphosis.
Antitrochanter
Antitrochanter An`ti*tro*chan"ter, n. (Anat.) An articular surface on the ilium of birds against which the great trochanter of the femur plays.
Brochantite
Brochantite Broch"an*tite, n. [From Brochant de Villiers, a French mineralogist.] (Min.) A basic sulphate of copper, occurring in emerald-green crystals.
Cephalotrocha
Cephalotrocha Ceph`a*lot"ro*cha, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? head + ? wheel.] (Zo["o]l.) A kind of annelid larva with a circle of cilia around the head.
Entrochal
Entrochal En"tro*chal, a. Pertaining to, or consisting of, entrochites, or the joints of encrinites; -- used of a kind of stone or marble.
Gastrotrocha
Gastrotrocha Gas*trot"ro*cha, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, stomach + ? a wheel.] (Zo["o]l.) A form of annelid larva having cilia on the ventral side.
great trochanter
Trochanter Tro*chan"ter, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?.] 1. (Anat.) One of two processes near the head of the femur, the outer being called the great trochanter, and the inner the small trochanter. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The third joint of the leg of an insect, or the second when the trochantine is united with the coxa.
Hydrochaerus capybara
Capybara Ca`py*ba"ra, n. [Sp. capibara, fr. the native name.] (Zo["o]l.) A large South American rodent (Hydroch[ae]rus capybara) Living on the margins of lakes and rivers. It is the largest extant rodent, being about three feet long, and half that in height. It somewhat resembles the Guinea pig, to which it is related; -- called also cabiai and water hog.
Hydrocharis Morsus-ranae
Frogbit Frog"bit`, n. (Bot.) (a) A European plant (Hydrocharis Morsus-ran[ae]), floating on still water and propagating itself by runners. It has roundish leaves and small white flowers. (b) An American plant (Limnobium Spongia), with similar habits.
Intertrochanteric
Intertrochanteric In`ter*tro`chan*ter"ic, a. (Anat.) Between the trochanters of the femur.
Mesotrochal
Mesotrochal Mes"o*tro`chal, a. [Meso- + Gr. ? anything round, a hoop.] (Zo["o]l.) Having the middle of the body surrounded by bands of cilia; -- said of the larv[ae] of certain marine annelids.
Microchaera albocoronata
Snowcap Snow"cap`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A very small humming bird (Microch[ae]ra albocoronata) native of New Grenada. Note: The feathers of the top of the head are white and snining, the body blue black with a purple and bronzy luster. The name is applied also to Microch[ae]ra parvirostris of Central America, which is similar in color.
Microchaera parvirostris
Snowcap Snow"cap`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A very small humming bird (Microch[ae]ra albocoronata) native of New Grenada. Note: The feathers of the top of the head are white and snining, the body blue black with a purple and bronzy luster. The name is applied also to Microch[ae]ra parvirostris of Central America, which is similar in color.
small trochanter
Trochanter Tro*chan"ter, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?.] 1. (Anat.) One of two processes near the head of the femur, the outer being called the great trochanter, and the inner the small trochanter. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The third joint of the leg of an insect, or the second when the trochantine is united with the coxa.
Spirochaeta
Spirochaeta Spi`ro*ch[ae]"ta, Spirochaete Spi`ro*ch[ae]"te, n. [L. spira a coil + Gr. ??? hair.] (Biol.) A genus of Spirobacteria similar to Spirillum, but distinguished by its motility. One species, the Spiroch[ae]te Obermeyeri, is supposed to be the cause of relapsing fever.
Spirochaete
Spirochaeta Spi`ro*ch[ae]"ta, Spirochaete Spi`ro*ch[ae]"te, n. [L. spira a coil + Gr. ??? hair.] (Biol.) A genus of Spirobacteria similar to Spirillum, but distinguished by its motility. One species, the Spiroch[ae]te Obermeyeri, is supposed to be the cause of relapsing fever.
Spirochaete
Relapsing Re*laps"ing, a. Marked by a relapse; falling back; tending to return to a former worse state. Relapsing fever (Med.), an acute, epidemic, contagious fever, which prevails also endemically in Ireland, Russia, and some other regions. It is marked by one or two remissions of the fever, by articular and muscular pains, and by the presence, during the paroxism of spiral bacterium (Spiroch[ae]te) in the blood. It is not usually fatal. Called also famine fever, and recurring fever.
Spirochaete Obermeyeri
Spirochaeta Spi`ro*ch[ae]"ta, Spirochaete Spi`ro*ch[ae]"te, n. [L. spira a coil + Gr. ??? hair.] (Biol.) A genus of Spirobacteria similar to Spirillum, but distinguished by its motility. One species, the Spiroch[ae]te Obermeyeri, is supposed to be the cause of relapsing fever.
Telotrocha
Telotrocha Te*lot"ro*cha, n.; pl. Telotroch[ae]. [NL. See Telotrochal.] (Zo["o]l.) An annelid larva having telotrochal bands of cilia.
Telotrochae
Telotrocha Te*lot"ro*cha, n.; pl. Telotroch[ae]. [NL. See Telotrochal.] (Zo["o]l.) An annelid larva having telotrochal bands of cilia.
Telotrochal
Telotrochal Te*lot"ro*chal, Telotrochous Te*lot"ro*chous, a. [Gr. ? complete + ? wheel, hoop.] (Zo["o]l.) Having both a preoral and a posterior band of cilla; -- applied to the larv[ae] of certain annelids.
Trocha
Trocha Tro"cha, n. [Sp., bypath, crossroad.] (Mil.) A line of fortifications, usually rough, constructed to prevent the passage of an enemy across a region. [Sp. Amer.]
Trochaic
Trochaic Tro*cha"ic, n. (Pros.) A trochaic verse or measure. --Dryden.
Trochaic
Trochaic Tro*cha"ic, Trochaical Tro*cha"ic*al, a. [L. trocha["i]cus, Gr. ? or ?. See Trochee.] (Pros.) Of or pertaining to trochees; consisting of trochees; as, trochaic measure or verse.
Trochaical
Trochaic Tro*cha"ic, Trochaical Tro*cha"ic*al, a. [L. trocha["i]cus, Gr. ? or ?. See Trochee.] (Pros.) Of or pertaining to trochees; consisting of trochees; as, trochaic measure or verse.
Trochal
Trochal Tro"chal, a. [From Gr. ? a wheel.] (Zo["o]l.) Resembling a wheel. Trochal disk (Zo["o]l.), the cephalic disk of a rotifer. It is usually surrounded by a fringe of cilia.
Trochal disk
Trochal Tro"chal, a. [From Gr. ? a wheel.] (Zo["o]l.) Resembling a wheel. Trochal disk (Zo["o]l.), the cephalic disk of a rotifer. It is usually surrounded by a fringe of cilia.
Trochanter
Trochanter Tro*chan"ter, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?.] 1. (Anat.) One of two processes near the head of the femur, the outer being called the great trochanter, and the inner the small trochanter. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The third joint of the leg of an insect, or the second when the trochantine is united with the coxa.
Trochanteric
Trochanteric Tro`chan*ter"ic, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to one or both of the trochanters.

Meaning of Rocha from wikipedia

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