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loricate

Saltos de línea: lori|cate
Pronunciación: /ˈlɒrɪkeɪt
 
, -kət/

Definición de loricate en inglés:

adjetivo

Zoology
(Of an animal) having a lorica or other protective covering of plates or scales.
Example sentences
  • The idea that loriciferans are no more than ‘neotenous’ or progenetic priapulids is based on misunderstandings of the supposed resemblances between adult loriciferans and the loricate larvae of priapulids.
  • Similarities also exist with certain aschelminths, in particular the loricate priapulid larvae.
  • Stiff cuticles are simple to recognize, and loricate genera can often be recognized based upon lorica shape alone.

Origen

early 19th century: from Latin loricatus, from lorica 'breastplate', from lorum 'strap'.

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