exumbrellar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From exumbrella +‎ -ar.

Adjective[edit]

exumbrellar (comparative more exumbrellar, superlative most exumbrellar)

  1. (zoology) Pertaining to the exumbrella.
    • 2015 July 31, “Gene Expression Data from the Moon Jelly, Aurelia, Provide Insights into the Evolution of the Combinatorial Code Controlling Animal Sense Organ Development”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0132544:
      However, high levels of AurPaxA mRNA expression were detected in individual cells that were located at the base of the exumbrellar ectoderm in a close association with the FMRFamide-immunoreactive neuronal network (Fig 4F ), suggesting that AurPaxA may be involved in the development of the exumbrellar nerve net.