[lans-lit, lahns-] /ˈlæns lɪt, ˈlɑns-/
any of several small, lancet-shaped burrowing marine animals of the subphylum Cephalochordata, having a notochord and bearing structural similarities to both vertebrates and invertebrates.
any of several marine animals of the genus Branchiostoma (formerly Amphioxus), esp B. lanceolatus, that are closely related to the vertebrates: subphylum Cephalochordata (cephalochordates) Also called amphioxus
Any of various small, transparent, fishlike marine organisms of the subphylum Cephalochordata that are related to vertebrates but have a notochord instead of a true backbone. Unlike other primitive chordates, lancelets have a body divided into serially repeated muscular segments. Also called amphioxus.
[lan-suh-luh t, -lot, lahn-] /ˈlæn sə lət, -ˌlɒt, ˈlɑn-/ noun 1. Arthurian Romance. the greatest of Arthur’s knights and the lover of Queen Guinevere. /ˈlɑːnslət/ noun 1. (in Arthurian legend) one of the Knights of the Round Table; the lover of Queen Guinevere masc. proper name, Old French, a double-diminutive of Frankish Lanzo, a hypocoristic […]
- Lamellated corpuscle
lamellated corpuscle n. Any of numerous small oval bodies that are sensitive to pressure, are found in the skin of the fingers and elsewhere, are formed of concentric layers of connective tissue. Also called pacinian corpuscle.
[lans-pod] /ˈlænsˌpɒd/ noun 1. any tropical, leguminous tree or shrub of the genus Lonchocarpus, the roots of which yield rotenone.
[lan-serz, lahn-] /ˈlæn sərz, ˈlɑn-/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. a set of quadrilles danced in sequence. 2. music for such a set of dances. [lan-ser, lahn-] /ˈlæn sər, ˈlɑn-/ noun 1. a cavalry soldier armed with a . /ˈlɑːnsəz/ noun (functioning as sing) 1. a quadrille for eight or sixteen couples 2. […]