Definition for conus (2 of 2)
noun, plural co·ni ar·te·ri·o·si [koh-nahy ahr-teer-ee-oh-sahy, koh-nee ahr-teer-ee-oh-see] /ˈkoʊ naɪ ɑrˌtɪər iˈoʊ saɪ, ˈkoʊ ni ɑrˌtɪər iˈoʊ si/. Anatomy, Zoology.
Examples from the Web for conus
The Dipnoans37 show an important advance on the conus as in atrium and ventricle.
Amongst the Teleostomes the lower ganoids show a similar development of longitudinal rows of valves in the conus.
Conus, along with Voluta and Cypra, is entitled to the honor of being considered an aristocrat among mollusks.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold
In Amia (fig. 26, B), however, the conus is shortened and the number of valves in each longitudinal row is much reduced.
With the reduction of the conus the bulbus arteriosus is enlarged.