actinal definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, relating to, or located on the element of a radially symmetric animal that the tentacles radiate and/or part in which the dental area is available.
    • with respect to the side or surface around the mouth in an animal with radial symmetry such a starfish.
    • Pertaining to the axis of rotational balance in radiate creatures.
    • regarding the section of a radiate animal which contains the mouth.
    • (of radiate organisms) on the surface or end upon which the lips is situated
  • others:
    • In zoology: Pertaining to the medial side of a radiate pet containing the mouth: comparable to oral, since the pole, area, or aspect of the human anatomy whence parts radiate can also be that where lips is found: the contrary of abactinal or aboral.
    • In general, having tentacles or rays.

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