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abactinal


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abactinal  \Ab*ac"ti*nal\  ([a^]b*[a^]k"t[i^]*nal),  a.  [L.  ab  +  E. 
  actinal.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Pertaining  to  the  surface  or  end  opposite  to  the  mouth  in  a 
  radiate  animal;  --  opposed  to  {actinal}.  ``The  aboral  or 
  abactinal  area.''  --L.  Agassiz. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  abactinal 
  adj  :  (of  radiate  animals)  located  on  the  surface  or  end  opposite 
  to  that  on  which  the  mouth  is  situated  [ant:  {actinal}] 




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