Definition of Stentor. Meaning of Stentor. Synonyms of Stentor
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Definition of Stentor
StentorStentor Sten"tor, n. [L. Stentor, Gr. ?.]
1. A herald, in the Iliad, who had a very loud voice; hence,
any person having a powerful voice.
2. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of ciliated Infusoria belonging to
the genus Stentor and allied genera, common in fresh
water. The stentors have a bell-shaped, or
cornucopia-like, body with a circle of cilia around the
spiral terminal disk. See Illust. under Heterotricha.
3. (Zo["o]l.) A howling monkey, or howler.
Meaning of Stentor from wikipedia
- Gr**** mythology, Stentor
(Ancient Gr****: Στέντωρ; gen.: Στέντορος) was a herald
of the Gr**** forces during
, sometimes called trumpet
animalcules, are a genus
of filter-feeding, heterotrophic
of the heterotrichs. They are usually...
- Stentor coeruleus
is a protist
in the family Stentoridae which
a very large ciliate
0.5 to 2 millimetres
is a figure
from Gr**** mythology. Stentor
can also refer
to: 2146 Stentor
, asteroid Stentor
- De Stentor
is a Zwolle-based Dutch regional
editions, in the Eastern
part of the Netherlands. It is owned
by De Persgroep...
- Stentor amethystinus
is a single-celled eukaryote. It is often
(0.04 in) long and is found
in freshwater ponds
and lakes. Algae
- The Stentor Alliance
was a formal alliance
of Canada's major telecommunications
its in****bent local exchange
carriers. It derives...
group, the Garrick
Players, the yearbook, and student
newspaper, The Stentor
, were all formed. In 1890 Lake Forest established
- Stentor roeselii
is a free-living ciliate species
of the genus Stentor
, in the class
Heterotrichea. It is a common
muelleri, also called
ciliate, is a single-celled eukaryote which feeds
on algae. It has a horned-shaped body and is usually
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