Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Syngnathidae — the seahorses.

Etymologies

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From Latin hippocampus.

Examples

  • Their brainchild was called Hippocampus, named after the part of the brain associated with learning and memory.

    For the Love of Reading

  • Publishing their results in a recent issue of the journal Zootaxa, Sara Lourie and Rudie Kuiter name Hippocampus pontohi and H. severnsi from Bunaken Island, off Sulawesi, and H. satomiae from Derawan Island, off Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo).

    Practical Fishkeeping news (RSS)

  • Curriculum Director Sarah Weston gathers content drawn from a variety of sources including OER Commons, Curriki, and a little Hippocampus.

    Tom Vander Ark: Open High: A Great Choice & Contribution

  • In the late 1990s I was invited by Derrick Hussey (publisher of the excellent Hippocampus Press) to join the Esoteric Order of Dagon Amateur Press Association, an APA with a time-honored tradition, dedicated to things Lovecraftian and with the world's leading Lovecraft scholar at the helm, S.T. Joshi.

    Dark Tales : The Lovecraft News Network

  • By the way, Jonathan has a collection of short fiction available from Hippocampus Press, Midnight Call and Other Stories, which I've yet to read, but am looking forward to getting into very soon.

    In the side of our lives where nothing is ever put straight. (2)

  • The postman brought me a review copy of Thomas Ligotti's forthcoming The Conspiracy Against the Human Race (Hippocampus Press) — his first work of nonfiction — which, at least from a cursory glance, seems like something I meant to write ten years farther along.

    "Our blood is gold; nothing to fear."

  • Yesterday, I received a copy of Dead Reckonings #6 (Hippocampus Press), which includes a review by S.T. Joshi of The Red Tree.

    Entry No. 2,416

  • And, also, a complimentary copy of the Fall 2008 Dead Reckonings arrived (Hippocampus Press), which includes S.T. Joshi's review of the 3rd edition of Tales of Pain and Wonder, "A Slow-Moving Tsunami" (though it says "Caitlín Kiernan, Remastered" on the cover).

    Postcards from Europa (Pt. 1)

  • This massive physiological response involves only a very small part of our brain -- the limbic system, which includes the Amygdala, the Hippocampus, the Fornix and Cingulate gyrus.

    Judith Acosta, LISW, CHT: The Next Osama Syndrome: America, the Fearful

  • That's right - It's an ancient sea horse Hippocampus sarmaticus!

    Archive 2009-05-01

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