This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 Excerpt: ...of reptile (anat.). mentigerous (mëntlj'ërus) a. L. mentum, chin; gerere, to carry. Supporting or bearing the mentum (zool.). mentomeckellan (mën'tömëkë'llän) a. L. mentum, chin; Ger. Meckel, comparative anatomist. Appl. a cartilage bone present in a few lower vertebrates at either side of the union of the two halves of the lower jaw (zool.). mentum (mën'tum) n. L. mentum, chin. The chin (anat.); an undivided mouth-part of Insects, continuous with submentum or gula and posterior to labial palps and palpigers; a projection between the head and foot of some Gastropods (zool.). mericarp (mër'Ikârp) n. Gk. meros, part; karpos, fruit. A one-seeded indehiscent part of a schizocarp (bot.). meridional canal,--in Ctenophores, a canal extending upwards and downwards beneath a swimming-plate, into which the adradial canals open (zool.). merism (mër'lzm) n. Gk. meros, part. "A repetition of homologous parts." merismatic (mërtzmät'Ik) a. Gk. merismos, a partition. Dividing or separating into cells or segments; consisting of meristem, as merismatic tissue (bot.). merismold (mërlz'moid) a. Gk. merismos, partition; eidos, like. With branched pileus (bot.). merispore (mërtspör) n. Gk. meros, mid-rib.--the large central vein of a leaf, the continuation of the petiole (bot.). midriff(mld'rlf)я. A.S.mid,middle; hrif, the belly. The diaphragm or muscular partition between the thoracic and abdominal cavities (anat., zool.). Miescher's tubes,--see Barney's tubes. migration (mlgrä'shun) я. L. migrare, to transfer. Change of habitat, according to climate or food-supply, observable chiefly in birds, also in reindeer, bats, certain fishes, etc. (zool.). migratory cell,--an amoeb...
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