Examples from the Web for ascidian
Even if necessity quickened his instincts, he would yet have ceased to be a man, and would be retrograding back to the ascidian.
Chabry had published in 1887 some interesting results on the Ascidian egg, which strongly supported the Roux-Weismann theory.Form and Function|E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
Now, in all the long line, from the ascidian upwards to man, nature had supplied none but physical wants.
Appendicularia is a curious little Ascidian, differing from all the others in its possession of a tail.Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work|P. Chalmers Mitchell
The beginning of man an ascidian—his ultimate development as an angel, a pear-shaped, transparent bag.