Clyster pipe, a tube or pipe used for injections.

(Cne"mi*al) a. [Gr. the tibia.] (Anat.) Pertaining to the shin bone.

Cnemial crest, a crestlike prominence on the proximal end of the tibia of birds and some reptiles.

(||Cni"da) n.; pl. Cnidæ [NL., fr. Gr. kni`dh nettle, sea nettle.] (Zoöl.) One of the peculiar stinging cells found in Cœlenterata; a nematocyst; a lasso cell.

(||Cni*da"ri*a) n. pl. [NL. See Cnida.] (Zoöl.) A comprehensive group equivalent to the true Cœlenterata, i. e., exclusive of the sponges. They are so named from presence of stinging cells (cnidae) in the tissues. See Coelenterata.

(Cni"do*blast) n. [Cnida + -blast.] (Zoöl.) One of the cells which, in the Cœlenterata, develop into cnidæ.

(Cni"do*cil) n. [Cnida + cilium eyelash.] (Zoöl.) The fine filiform process of a cnidoblast.

(Co-) A form of the prefix com-, signifying with, together, in conjunction, joint. It is used before vowels and some consonants. See Com-.

(Co`a*cer"vate) a. [L. coacervatus, p. p. of coacervare to heap up; co- + acervare. See Acervate.] Raised into a pile; collected into a crowd; heaped. [R.] Bacon.

(Co`a*cer"vate) v. t. To heap up; to pile. [R.]

(Co*ac`er*va"tion) n. [L. coacervatio.] A heaping together. [R.] Bacon.

(Coach) n. [F. coche, fr. It. cocchio, dim. of cocca little boat, fr. L. concha mussel, mussel shell, Gr. akin to Skr. çankha. Cf. Conch, Cockboat, Cockle.]

1. A large, closed, four- wheeled carriage, having doors in the sides, and generally a front and back seat inside, each for two persons, and an elevated outside seat in front for the driver.

Coaches have a variety of forms, and differ in respect to the number of persons they can carry. Mail coaches and tallyho coaches often have three or more seats inside, each for two or three persons, and seats outside, sometimes for twelve or more.

2. A special tutor who assists in preparing a student for examination; a trainer; esp. one who trains a boat's crew for a race. [Colloq.]

Wareham was studying for India with a Wancester coach.
G. Eliot.

2. (Zoöl.) Furnished with a shield, or a protective plate or shell.

(Clyp"e*i*form`) a. [L. clupeus shield + -form.] Shield-shaped; clypeate.

(||Clyp"e*us) n.; pl. Clypei [L., a shield.] (Zoöl.) The frontal plate of the head of an insect.

(Clys"mi*an) a. [Gr. a place washed by the waves, fr. . See Clyster.] Connected with, or related to, the deluge, or to a cataclysm; as, clysmian changes. Smart.

(Clys"mic) a. Washing; cleansing.

(Clys"ter) n. [L., fr. G. . fr. to wash off or out; akin to Goth. hlutrs pure, G. lauter: cf. F. clystère] (Med.) A liquid injected into the lower intestines by means of a syringe; an injection; an enema.

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