Molluscous Mol*lus"cous, a. (Zo["o]l.) Molluscan. [1913 Webster]

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  • molluscous — mol·lus·cous mə ləs kəs adj of, relating to, or having the properties of a molluscum <molluscous tubercles> * * * mol·lus·cous (mo lusґkəs) 1. pertaining to or resembling a mollusk. 2. pertaining to molluscum …   Medical dictionary

  • molluscous — See mollusk. * * * …   Universalium

  • molluscous — mÉ™ lÊŒskÉ™s adj. of or pertaining to mollusks, pertaining to soft bodied animals with no backbone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • molluscous — mol·lus·cous …   English syllables

  • molluscous — I. məˈləskəs adjective Etymology: New Latin Mollusca + English ous : molluscan II. adjective Etymology: New Latin …   Useful english dictionary

  • molluscum — molluscous, adj. /meuh lus keuhm/, n., pl. mollusca / keuh/. Pathol. any of various skin conditions characterized by soft, rounded tumors. [1805 15; < NL, L: fungus, n. use of neut. of molluscus soft; akin to mollis soft] * * * …   Universalium

  • William MacGillivray — (Aberdeen, 25 janvier 1796 4 septembre 1852) était un naturaliste et ornithologue écossais. MacGillivray est né à Aberdeen mais a grandi à Harris. Il retourna à Aberdeen pour étudier la médecine au King s College. En 1823, il devint professeur… …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Animal — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Animal >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 animal animal animal kingdom Sgm: N 1 fauna fauna Sgm: N 1 brute creation brute creation GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 beast beast brute creature …   English dictionary for students

  • Molluscum — Mol*lus cum, n. [NL. See {Mollusk}.] (Med.) A cutaneous disease characterized by numerous tumors, of various forms, filled with a thick matter; so called from the resemblance of the tumors to some molluscous animals. Dunglison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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