Radiata

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Radiata rā"dĭ*ā"tȧ (Zoöl) An extensive artificial group of invertebrates, having all the parts arranged radially around the vertical axis of the body, and the various organs repeated symmetrically in each ray or spheromere.☞ It includes the cœlenterates and the echinoderms. Formerly, the group was supposed to be a natural one, and was considered one of the grand divisions of the animal kingdom.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • radiata In Cuvier's system of classification, the fourth grand branch of the animal kingdom, containing “the radiated animals or zoöphytes.” It was divided into five classes:
    • radiata In later classifications, with various limitations and restrictions of sense 1. The old Radiata without the Infusoria.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n.pl Radiata rā-di-ā′ta the lowest of Cuvier's four great divisions of the animal kingdom—the organs of sense and motion disposed as rays round a centre.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. radiatus, p. p. See Radiate

Usage

In literature:

The American variety "radiata" succeeds well indoors if grown on hot-water pipes.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, Feb. 12, 1919" by Various
MOLLUSCA, RADIATA, AND ACALEPHAE.
"Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon" by J. Emerson Tennent
FORBES ON THE MOLLUSCA AND RADIATA OF THE AEGEAN SEA.
"Notes & Queries, No. 44, Saturday, August 31, 1850" by Various
The Mollusks are more complex and so are higher than the Radiata, the Vertebrata are more complex than the Mollusks.
"Ten Great Religions" by James Freeman Clarke
Hence, Radiata, = Marchantiaceae.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
He divided animals into four great subkingdoms: Vertebrates, Mollusca, Articulata, Radiata.
"Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work" by P. Chalmers Mitchell
No place could be more convenient for the observation of the Mollusca and Radiata than Cape Venus.
"A New Voyage Round the World, in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26, Vol. 2" by Otto von Kotzebue
All these progressive characters culminate in mutual association in P. radiata and its allies.
"The Genus Pinus" by George Russell Shaw
A numerous class of invertehrated animals, belonging to the great division called Radiata.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
The numerous kinds of Radiatae contain only one of importance, viz.
"The Highlands of Ethiopia" by William Cornwallis Harris
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In news:

Tamarixia radiata is a wasp about half the size of a chocolate sprinkle.
Big Tree: Thrinax radiata .
Florida THATCHPALM ( Thrinax radiata ).
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In science:

This data describes the maximum compression strength parallel to the grain yi , density xi and density adjusted for resin content zi for n = 42 specimens of radiata pine.
Estimating the evidence -- a review
Table 2: Comparison of different approaches to estimating the Bayes factor of Model 2 over Model 1 based on eighteen runs of each algorithm for the Radiata Pine data.
Estimating the evidence -- a review
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