from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A joint; specifically, one of the joints of the stem of a crinoid.
- noun In the pelecypod mollusks, the hinge: a term comprising the whole articulating apparatus, hinge-plate, teeth, and ligament.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) A joint of the cirri of the Crinoidea; a joint or segment of an arthropod appendage.
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- noun zoology A
jointof the cirriof the Crinoidea; a jointor segmentof an arthropod appendage.
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He has been taken to the Antlers, where he lies in articulus mortis, and we wish him to be confronted with Miss Capitola Black, the young woman here present, that he may identify her, whom he accuses of having shot six charges into him, before his death.
Greek; for the Greek _arthron_ [* Cf. William of Auxerre, Summa Aurea] which the Latin renders "articulus," signifies a fitting together of distinct parts: wherefore the small parts of the body which fit together are called the articulations of the limbs.
Now the Greek arthron, which in Latin is articulus, signifies the putting together of several distinct parts.
_Palpi_ validi, breves obtusi, oblique ascendentes; articulus tertius minimus.
_Antennæ_ parvæ; articulus tertius longiconicus; arista plumosa.
_Antennæ_ breves; articulus tertius rotundus; arista apicalis, longa, tenuis, setiformis.
_Antennæ_ sat longæ; articulus tertius linearis, apice conicus; arista pubescens.
_Antennæ_ breves; articulus tertius longiconicus; arista nuda.
_Antennæ_ breves; articulus tertius rotundus; arista apicalis, gracilis, setiformis.
_Antennæ_ epistoma non attingentes; articulus tertius longiusculus, linearis, apice conicus; arista subpubescens.