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  • noun Plural form of lancelet.

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Examples

  • Lancelets (Amphioxus) - Amphioxi, which are also often referred to as lancelets, are invertebrates that were mistaken for slugs when they were first discovered in 1778 by Piotr S. Pallas.

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  • Lancelets (Amphioxus) - Amphioxi, which are also often referred to as lancelets, are invertebrates that were mistaken for slugs when they were first discovered in 1778 by Piotr S. Pallas.

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  • Lancelets (Amphioxus) - Amphioxi, which are also often referred to as lancelets, are invertebrates that were mistaken for slugs when they were first discovered in 1778 by Piotr S. Pallas.

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  • Lancelets (Amphioxus) - Amphioxi, which are also often referred to as lancelets, are invertebrates that were mistaken for slugs when they were first discovered in 1778 by Piotr S. Pallas.

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  • [1] The chariot was [1] [2] studded with [2] dartlets, lancelets, spearlets, and hardened spits, so that every portion of the frame bristled with points in that chariot and every corner and end and point and face of that chariot was a passage of laceration.

    The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Táin Bó Cúalnge

  • A long series of lower aquatic Vertebrates (lancelets, lampreys, fishes) precedes the lungbreathing Amphibians, which appear for the first time in the Carboniferous period.

    Monism as Connecting Religion and Science A Man of Science

  • All the lower vertebrates, the lancelets, lampreys, and fishes, are constantly taking in water at the mouth, and letting it out again by the lateral clefts of the gullet.

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 1

  • Modern chordates are a broad phylum of animals that includes three subphyla: cephalochordates such as the fish-like lancelets, or amphioxus; urochordates such as sea squirts; and vertebrates such as lamprey and humans.

    Scientific American

  • Lancelet (Amphioxus) Pharynx - Though capable of swimming, lancelets typically remain buried in the sand or mud that lines the ocean floors.

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  • Unlike other chordates, lancelets are capable of phagocytosis, a digestive process in which individual cells consume food particles.

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