(||Suc*to"ri*a) n. pl. [NL. See Suction.] (Zoöl.)
1. An order of Infusoria having the body armed with somewhat stiff, tubular processes which they use
as suckers in obtaining their food. They are usually stalked.
2. Same as Rhizocephala.
(Suc*to"ri*al) a. [L. sugere, suctum, to suck.]
1. (Zoöl.) Adapted for sucking; living by sucking; as, the humming birds are suctorial birds.
2. (Zoöl.) Capable of adhering by suction; as, the suctorial fishes.
1. (Zoöl.) A cartilaginous fish with a mouth adapted for suction, as the lampery.
2. (Zoöl.) One of the Suctoria.
(Suc*to"ri*ous) a. Suctorial. [R.]
(||Su*dam"i*na) n. pl, sing. Sudamen [NL. sudamen, - inis, fr. sudare to sweat. See
Sweat.] (Med.) Minute vesicles surrounded by an area of reddened skin, produced by excessive sweating.
(||Su*da"ri*um) n. [L., a handkerchief.] (Eccl.) The handkerchief upon which the Savior is
said to have impressed his own portrait miraculously, when wiping his face with it, as he passed to the
(Su"da*ry) n. [L. sudarium, fr. sudare to sweat. See Sweat.] A napkin or handkerchief.
[Obs. or R.] Wyclif. R. Browning.
(Su*da"tion) n. [L. sudatio, fr. sudare to sweat: cf. F. sudation.] A sweating. [Obs.]