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Echidna

ɪˈkɪdnə

Meanings of Echidna:

noun

A spiny insectivorous egg-laying mammal with a long snout and claws, native to australia and new guinea.

Usage examples:

The platypus and the echidna - a nocturnal, burrowing mammal with a spiny coat, long claws, and no …

Echidnas

ekˈɪd.nə

Meanings of Echidnas:

noun

A spiny insectivorous egg-laying mammal with a long snout and claws, native to australia and new guinea.

Usage examples:

The platypus and the echidna - a nocturnal, burrowing mammal with a spiny coat, long claws, and no …

Echinacea

ˌek.ɪˈneɪ.ʃə

Meanings of Echinacea:

noun

A north american plant of the daisy family, whose flowers have a raised cone-shaped centre which appears to consist of soft spines. it is used in herbal medicine, largely for its antibiotic and wound-healing properties.

Usage examples:

Both echinacea and goldenseal root have natural antibiotic activity and are extremely safe, when us…

Echinococcus

ekˌaɪ.nəˈkɒk.əs

Meanings of Echinococcus:

noun

A type of tapeworm (= a long, flat organism that lives inside the bowels of humans and other animals) of the genus (= group of closely related creatures) also known as echinococcus

Echinoderm

ekˈaɪ.nəʊ.dɜːm

Meanings of Echinoderm:

noun

A marine invertebrate of the phylum echinodermata, such as a starfish, sea urchin, or sea cucumber.

Usage examples:

Included in this clade are three very different-looking phyla - the echinoderms, hemichordates and …

Meanings of Echinodermal:

adjective

Of, relating to, or characteristic of the phylum echinodermata (or echinoderma).

Echinodermata

ɪˌkʌɪnə(ʊ)dəˈmɑːtə

Meanings of Echinodermata:

plural noun

A phylum of marine invertebrates which includes starfishes, sea urchins, brittlestars, crinoids, and sea cucumbers. they have fivefold radial symmetry, a calcareous skeleton, and tube feet operated by fluid pressure.

Usage examples:

The superphylum deuterostomia contains the diverse phyla chordata and echinodermata and the minor p…

Echinoid

ˈɛkɪnɔɪd

Meanings of Echinoid:

noun

An echinoderm of the class echinoidea; a sea urchin.

Usage examples:

Fossils include foraminiferans, brachiopods, echinoids, pelecypods, cephalopods, shark teeth, fish …
adjective

An echinoderm of the class echinoidea ; a sea urchin.

Echinoidea

ˌɛkɪˈnɔɪdɪə

Meanings of Echinoidea:

plural noun

A class of echinoderms that comprises the sea urchins.

Usage examples:

Ophiuroidea is grouped with echinoidea and holothuroidea based on the closed ambicular grooves.

Echinoids

ˈɛkɪnɔɪd

Meanings of Echinoids:

noun

An echinoderm of the class echinoidea ; a sea urchin.

adjective

Relating to or denoting echinoids.

Usage examples:

Seven horizons of echinoid aggregations, totaling approximately 3 % of the channel thickness, occur…

Echinus

ɪˈkʌɪnəs

Meanings of Echinus:

noun

A sea urchin.

Meanings of Echiurid:

adjective

Of or relating to the phylum echiura, or to the family echiuridae.

noun

An animal of the phylum echiura, or of the family echiuridae.

Meanings of Echo:

noun

A sound or sounds caused by the reflection of sound waves from a surface back to the listener.

Usage examples:

The walls threw back the echoes of his footsteps
verb

(of a sound) be repeated or reverberate after the original sound has stopped.

Usage examples:

Their footsteps echoed on the metal catwalks
proper noun

A nymph deprived of speech by hera in order to stop her chatter, and left able only to repeat what others had said.

Meanings of Echocardiogram:

noun

A test of the action of the heart using ultrasound waves to produce a visual display, for the diagnosis or monitoring of heart disease.

Usage examples:

Your child's cardiologist may use tools like x-rays, electrocardiograms, or echocardiograms to moni…

Echoed

ˈɛkəʊ

Meanings of Echoed:

verb

(of a sound) be repeated or reverberate after the original sound has stopped.

Usage examples:

Their footsteps echoed on the metal catwalks
noun

A sound or sounds caused by the reflection of sound waves from a surface back to the listener.

Usage examples:

The walls threw back the echoes of his footsteps
proper noun

A nymph deprived of speech by hera in order to stop her chatter, and left able only to repeat what others had said.

Echoes

ˈɛkəʊ

Meanings of Echoes:

noun

A sound or sounds caused by the reflection of sound waves from a surface back to the listener.

Usage examples:

The walls threw back the echoes of his footsteps
verb

(of a sound) be repeated or reverberate after the original sound has stopped.

Usage examples:

Their footsteps echoed on the metal catwalks
proper noun

A nymph deprived of speech by hera in order to stop her chatter, and left able only to repeat what others had said.

Plural of echo

Meanings of Echoey:

adjective

Having or making a sound or sounds caused by the reflection of sound waves from a surface back to the listener.

Usage examples:

His voice has a hollow, echoey quality

Echogram

ˈɛkəʊɡram

Meanings of Echogram:

noun

A recording of depth or distance under water made by an echo sounder.

Usage examples:

Dives of exactly the same appearance were also evident in echograms recorded when the auv was unatt…

Meanings of Echograph:

noun

An instrument for recording echograms; an automated echo sounder.

Usage examples:

A curved bar probe for an echograph is fabricated by using a thin support on which is placed a bar …

Meanings of Echoic:

adjective

Of or like an echo.

Usage examples:

The echoic rooms of the old manor house

Echoing

ˈek.əʊ

Meanings of Echoing:

adjective

(of a sound) repeated or reverberating after the original sound has stopped.

Usage examples:

The sound of echoing footsteps slowed to a stop
verb

(of a sound) be repeated or reverberate after the original sound has stopped.

Usage examples:

Their footsteps echoed on the metal catwalks

Echolalia

ˌɛkəʊˈleɪlɪə

Meanings of Echolalia:

noun

Meaningless repetition of another person's spoken words as a symptom of psychiatric disorder.

Meanings of Echolocate:

verb

(of animals) to find the way using echolocation (= sound waves)

Usage examples:

We are studying the intricate mental circuitry that allows bats to echolocate., humpbacks don't ech…

Echolocation

ˌek.əʊ.ləʊˈkeɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Echolocation:

noun

The location of objects by reflected sound, in particular that used by animals such as dolphins and bats.

Usage examples:

Many odontocetes can navigate by echolocation, producing sound waves using a complex system of nasa…

Echopraxia

ˌɛkəʊˈpraksɪə

Meanings of Echopraxia:

noun

Meaningless repetition or imitation of the movements of others as a symptom of psychiatric disorder.

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