Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of carcinus.

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Examples

  • The morphology of the naupilar stages of Sacculina carcini Crustacea: Cirripedia: Rhizocephala.

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  • Top: The parasitic barnacle Sacculina carcini invades crabs and fills up their entire body with a network of roots.

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  • Male cypris metamorphosis and a new male larval form, the trichogon, in the parasitic barnacle Sacculina carcini Crustacea: Cirripida: Rhizocephala.

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  • To Lankester, the quintessential parasite was a miserable barnacle named Sacculina carcini.

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  • The mature Sacculina carcini has no information about any of the particularities and singularities of its habitat; the only thing it knows anything about is its host.

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  • They were filled with Sacculina carcini, that degenerate parasitic barnacle of Ray Lankester’s nightmares.

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