Phanerite series(Geol.), the uppermost part of the earth's crust, consisting of deposits produced by causes in obvious operation.

(||Phan`er*o*car"pæ) n. pl. [NL., from Gr. evident + fruit ] (Zoöl.) Same as Acraspeda.

(Phan`er*o*co*don"ic) a. [Gr. evident + a bell.] (Zoöl.) Having an umbrella- shaped or bell-shaped body, with a wide, open cavity beneath; — said of certain jellyfishes.

(Phan`er*o*crys"tal*line) a. [Gr. visible + E. crystalline.] (Geol.) Distinctly crystalline; — used of rocks. Opposed to cryptocrystalline.

(||Phan`er*o*dac"ty*la) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. evident + finger.] (Zoöl.) Same as Saururæ.

(Phal"lus) n.; pl. Phalli [L., a phallus Gr. .]

1. The emblem of the generative power in nature, carried in procession in the Bacchic orgies, or worshiped in various ways.

2. (Anat.) The penis or clitoris, or the embryonic or primitive organ from which either may be derived.

3. (Bot.) A genus of fungi which have a fetid and disgusting odor; the stinkhorn.

(Phane) n. See Fane. [Obs.] Joye.

(Phan"er*ite) a. [Gr. visible, from to bring to light.] Evident; visible.

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