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ac·ti·nal

 (ăk′tĭ-nəl, ăk-tī′-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or located on the part of a radially symmetric animal from which the tentacles radiate or the side where the oral area is found.

ac′ti·nal·ly adv.

actinal

(ˈæktɪnəl; ækˈtaɪnəl)
adj
1. (Zoology) of or denoting the oral part of a radiate animal, such as a jellyfish, sea anemone, or sponge, from which the rays, tentacles, or arms grow
2. (Zoology) possessing rays or tentacles, as a jellyfish
[C19: see actino-, -al1]
ˈactinally adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.actinal - (of radiate organisms) located on the surface or end on which the mouth is situatedactinal - (of radiate organisms) located on the surface or end on which the mouth is situated
organism, being - a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
abactinal - (of radiate animals) located on the surface or end opposite to that on which the mouth is situated
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