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Definition of Somniosus microcephalus
Somniosus microcephalusNurse Nurse, n. [OE. nourse, nurice, norice, OF. nurrice,
norrice, nourrice, F. nourrice, fr. L. nutricia nurse, prop.,
fem. of nutricius that nourishes; akin to nutrix, -icis,
nurse, fr. nutrire to nourish. See Nourish, and cf.
1. One who nourishes; a person who supplies food, tends, or
brings up; as:
(a) A woman who has the care of young children;
especially, one who suckles an infant not her own.
(b) A person, especially a woman, who has the care of the
sick or infirm.
2. One who, or that which, brings up, rears, causes to grow,
trains, fosters, or the like.
The nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprise.
3. (Naut.) A lieutenant or first officer, who is the real
commander when the captain is unfit for his place.
(a) A peculiar larva of certain trematodes which produces
cercari[ae] by asexual reproduction. See Cercaria,
(b) Either one of the nurse sharks.
Nurse shark. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A large arctic shark (Somniosus microcephalus),
having small teeth and feeble jaws; -- called also
sleeper shark, and ground shark.
(b) A large shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum), native of
the West Indies and Gulf of Mexico, having the dorsal
fins situated behind the ventral fins.
To put to nurse, or To put out to nurse, to send away to
be nursed; to place in the care of a nurse.
Wet nurse, Dry nurse. See Wet nurse, and Dry nurse,
in the Vocabulary.
Meaning of Somniosus microcephalus from wikipedia
- The Greenland shark
), also known
as the gurry
shark, grey shark, or by the Kalaallisut
name eqalussuaq, is a large shark
- is a national
dish of Iceland consisting
of a Greenland shark
) or other sleeper shark which
has been cured
with a particular...
- shark) Somniosus rostratus
A. Risso, 1827 (little sleeper
sp. A Not yet described
shark) Somniosus microcephalus
shark, Somniosus microcephalus
, or the Pacific sleeper
pacifius. However, it was shown
in 2004 to...
- Somniosus microcephalus Bloch
& J. G. Schneider, 1801 (Greenland shark) Somniosus pacificus Bigelow
& Schroeder, 1944 (Pacific sleeper
- The Pacific sleeper shark
pacificus) is a sleeper shark
of the family
in the North Pacific
on continental shelves
- copepod Ommatokoita elongata
(Grant) to corneas
sharks, Somniosus microcephalus
(Bloch & Schneider)". Journal
of Fish Diseases. 21 (6): 415–22...
- The largest known member
of this order
is the Greenland shark
), a giant predator
of sub-Arctic waters. This species
7.3 7 Greenland shark Somniosus microcephalus
7.3 8 Beluga sturgeon
Huso huso 7.2 9 Pacific Sleeper Shark Somniosus pacificus
7 10 Great white
halibut, Reinhardtius hippoglossoides Greenland
shark, Somniosus microcephalus Greenland
(album), 2006 album
by Cracker Greenland
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