Dictionary » L » Luna

Luna

Luna

1. The moon.

2. (Science: chemistry) silver.

(Science: chemistry) luna cornea, a very large and beautiful American moth (Actias luna). Its wings are delicate light green, with a stripe of purple along the front edge of the anterior wings, the other margins being edged with pale yellow. Each wing has a lunate spot surrounded by rings of light yellow, blue, and black. The caterpillar commonly feeds on the hickory, sassafras, and maple.

Origin: L.; akin to lucere to shine. See light, and cf. Lune.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Free Short Biology films!

... Films! Try saying that 5 times fast! Zvezda - Learn about the Sun of our Solar System! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCF3NtOynTY La Luna - Learn about Earth's Moon! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDS7std394E 8 Planets - Learn about the Planets of our Solar System! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zC8RdojoU8 ...

See entire post
by TheSchool
Tue Jul 07, 2009 7:31 pm
 
Forum: Biology Movies
Topic: Free Short Biology films!
Replies: 3
Views: 9205

Sugar Allergy

... 89. Guyton AC. Protein Metabolism. In: Textbook of Medical Physiology. 8th ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders; 1991. 90. Ward PP, Uribe-Luna S, Conneely OM. Lactoferrin and host defense. Biochem Cell Biol 2002;80(1):95-102. 91. Ellison RT 3rd. The effects of lactoferrin on gram-negative ...

See entire post
by DrDahlman
Sat Jan 12, 2008 4:20 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sugar Allergy
Replies: 76
Views: 268697


This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 2,077 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link