the measure of the viscosity of a fluid, equal to the force per unit area required to maintain a difference of velocity of one unit distance per unit time between two parallel planes in the fluid that lie in the direction of flow and are separated by one unit distance: usually expressed in poise or centipoise.
[see-luh-kanth] /ˈsi ləˌkænθ/ noun 1. a crossopterygian fish, Latimeria chalumnae, thought to have been extinct since the Cretaceous Period but found in 1938 off the coast of southern Africa. /ˈsiːləˌkænθ/ noun 1. a primitive marine bony fish of the genus Latimeria (subclass Crossopterygii), having fleshy limblike pectoral fins and occurring off the coast of E […]
1. variant of as final element of a compound word: enterocoele. 1. a combining form meaning “cavity,” used in the formation of compound words: coelenteron. prefix 1. indicating a cavity within a body or a hollow organ or part: coelacanth, coelenterate, coelenteron
[si-lan-uh-glif-ik] /sɪˌlæn əˈglɪf ɪk/ adjective 1. (of a carving) executed in cavo-relievo.
[si-len-tuh-rey-tuh] /sɪˌlɛn təˈreɪ tə/ noun 1. the phylum comprising the . Coelenterata Coe·len·ter·a·ta (sĭ-lěn’tə-rā’tə) n. A phylum of invertebrate animals including the jellyfishes, hydras, sea anemones, and corals.