acantha definition

  • noun:
    • A sharp spiny part or structure, such as the spinous procedure for a vertebra.
    • A prickle.
    • A spine or prickly fin.
    • (Can we verify(+) this good sense?) The vertebral column; the spinous process of a vertebra.
    • A prickle.
    • A spine or prickly fin.
    • The vertebral line; the spinous process of a vertebra.
    • In botany, a prickle.
    • In zoology, a spine or prickly fin.
    • In structure: one of many spinous procedures associated with the vertebr√¶. The vertebral line in general.
    • [capitalized] In entomology, a genus of coleopterous pests.
    • any sharply directed projection

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