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Definition of the noun Porania
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Porania is a genus of Poraniidae, described by Gray in 1840.
- synonyms: genus Porania / Chondraster / genus Chondraster / Gymnasterias / genus Gymnasterias / Pseudoporania / genus Pseudoporania
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Echinodermata
- class: Asteroidea
- order: Valvatida
- family: Poraniidae
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Porania is a subgenus of Porania, described by Gray in 1840.
Phrases with Porania
Phrases starting with the word Porania:
- Porania Armata
- Porania Glaber
- Porania Stormi
- Porania Austera
- Porania Gibbosa
- Porania grandis
- Porania Borealis
- Porania Hermanni
- Porania insignis
- Porania pulvillus
- Porania Spiculata
- Porania Spinulosa
- Porania Antarctica
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Other phrases containing the word Porania:
- Species Porania Armata
- Species Porania Glaber
- Species Porania Stormi
- Species Porania Austera
- Species Porania Gibbosa
- species Porania grandis
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by British Museum (Natural History). Department of Zoology, Francis Jeffrey Bell
Porania is a Gymnasterid in which the marginal plates carry spines, but in which there is no row of spines along the middle of each ray. The plates of the dorsal surface are covered with membrane, but with only few, if any, spines. On the lower ...
The Star Trek Encyclopedia (2011)
by Michael Okuda, Denise Okuda, Debbie Mirek
Porania, Legate. Bureaucrat within the Cardassian government. In 2368, Legate Porania was surprised at Enabran Tain's retirement from the Obsidian Order.
by John W. Blunt, Murray H. G. Munro
Occurs in marine organisms such as Asterias rubens, Marthasterias glacialis, Porania pulvillus, Henricia sanguinolenta, Eupentacta fraudatrix and many others. Mp 174-175.58 ( as ...
Structure, Form and Process by David Hopley
Other characteristic grazers commonly observed in the living coral zone are starfishes like Porania pulvillus (Wienberg et al., 2008). Sponges strongly associated with live corals are Hexadella detritifera, Lissodendoryx diversichela, ...
A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language ... by Thomas Henry Huxley
porania (monarchia) = monarchy ; Eng. suff. -an.} A. As adjective : L Ord. Lang. : Of or belonging to monarchy. 2. Church Hist. : Of or belonging to the ...
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The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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