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Troad
Troadic
Troas
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Trobriand
Trobriand Islander
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Trocar
Trocha
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Trochanter
trochanteral
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Trochantine
trochar
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Trochil
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trochal definitions

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. Zool. wheel-shaped. Phrases and idioms: trochal disc Zool. the retractable disc on the head of a rotifer bearing a crown of cilia, used for drawing in food or for propulsion. Etymology: Gk trokhos wheel

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Trochal Tro"chal, a. [From Gr. ? a wheel.] (Zo["o]l.) Resembling a wheel. Trochal disk (Zo["o]l.), the cephalic disk of a rotifer. It is usually surrounded by a fringe of cilia.



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