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octopus

[ok′təpəs]
any of numerous carnivorous marine mollusks having eight tentacles.

Octopus®

Heart surgery An anastomosis site restraining device designed to immobilize a specific area during minimally invasive “beating heart” CABG. See Beating heart surgery, Percutaneous coronary angioplasty.

octopus

a mollusc in the order Octopoda which has eight legs and eats crustaceans and shellfish.

blue-ringed octopus
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My long term plan for Octopod is that the whole nation gets into the craft, that we develop artists that can do what the Hollywood artists can do, and have a stable enough industry that can support all those new jobs, all those new artists,' she said.
Deep-sea octopods fall into two categories - cirrate with fins, or incirrate without fins, which look more like a shallow-water octopus.
The remotely operated underwater vehicle Deep Discoverer came across the octopod near Necker Island, or Mokumanamana, on the northwestern end of the Hawaiian Archipelago.
A new study shows that a blue colored pigment, hemocyanin, in their blood, responsible for oxygen transport, crucially allows octopods to live in freezing temperatures.
In these latest two books (there is also Octonauts and the Decorator Crab) Dashi sends an urgent SOS to the Octopod when the underwater cave she is exploring turns out to be the inside of a whale shark
Last week, I was happily busying myself with a Frozen jigsaw, while simultaneously wondering warrant the Octopod and whether I'd been good enough to warrant the Octopod and bicycle I'm hoping for on Christmas morning, when they both started screaming and jumping around like my fellow nursery goers do after someone's had a birthday and there's cake on the go.
They claim the eight-tentacled invertebrates deserve special status because of their intelligence and have branded the killing and eating of the octopod "inhumane".
Even in its appearance, this artificial articulate creature resembles an octopod.
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From their underwater base, the Octopod, the eight intrepid friends are always ready for excitement.