medaka


medaka
/mi dak"euh/, n.
a small Japanese fish, Oryzias latipes, common in rice fields, often kept in aquariums.
[1930-35; < Japn, equiv. to me(y) (earlier *mai) eye + -daka, comb. form of taka high]

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  • Medaka — (Oryzias latipes) Systematik Ordnung: Hornhechtartige (Beloniformes) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • medaka — см. Приложение 1 (Oryzias latipes). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • medaka — medaka. См. медаки. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • medaka — noun Etymology: Japanese Date: 1933 a small Japanese freshwater fish (Oryzias latipes) usually silvery brown in the wild but from pale yellow to deep red in aquarium strains …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • medaka — noun A small Japanese ricefish, popular for use in aquariums. Syn: Japanese killfish …   Wiktionary

  • medaka — n. small Japanese freshwater fish and is often found in rice fields …   English contemporary dictionary

  • medaka — मेदक …   Indonesian dictionary

  • medaka — me·da·ka …   English syllables

  • medaka — me•da•ka [[t]mɪˈdæk ə[/t]] n. pl. kas ich a small Japanese fish, Oryzias latipes, often kept in aquariums • Etymology: 1930–35; < Japn …   From formal English to slang

  • medaka — məˈdäkə noun ( s) Etymology: Japanese : a small Japanese freshwater poeciliid fish (Oryzias latipes) commonly occurring in flooded rice fields and usually silvery brown in the wild but from pale yellow to deep red in aquarium strains …   Useful english dictionary


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