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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Oue of the hair-like cells borne at the end of the smaller branches of Dasya elegans and similar algæ: usually in the plural.
  • n. Same as penicil, 2.
  • n. In anatomy, one of the tufts formed by the ramifications of the portal vein in the liver and of the minute arteries in the spleen.

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