Coemption

Co*emp"tion

(?; 215), n. [L. comptio, fr. comere to buy up. See Emption.] The act of buying the whole quantity of any commodity. [R.] Bacon.
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Co*en"doo

(?), n. [Native name.] (Zol.) The Brazilian porcupine (Cercolades prehensiles syn. Sphingurus prehensiles), remarkable for its prehensile tail.
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C*nen"chym

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C*nen"chy*ma

(?) } n. [NL. coenenchyma, fr. Gr. koino`s common + something poured in. Formed like parenchyma.] (Zol.) The common tissue which unites the polyps or zooids of a compound anthozoan or coral. It may be soft or more or less ossified. See Coral.
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Cn`es*the"sis

(? ?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. koino`s common + sensation.] (Physiol.) Common sensation or general sensibility, as distinguished from the special sensations which are located in, or ascribed to, separate organs, as the eye and ear. It is supposed to depend on the ganglionic system.
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coenobite

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Cn"o*bite

(? ?), n. a member of a religious order living in common. Same as Cenobite.
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coenobitic

coenobitical

adj. of or relating to or befitting cenobites or their practices of communal living. Opposite of eremitic.
Syn. -- cenobitic, cenobitical.
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C*n"ci*um

(? ?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. koino`s common + o'i^kos house.] (Zol.) The common tissue which unites the various zooids of a bryozoan.
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