phocine

Phocine vs Phocal - What's the difference?

phocine | phocal |


In zoology|lang=en terms the difference between phocine and phocal

is that phocine is (zoology) a member of the subfamily phocinae, comprising the "true" or "earless" seals while phocal is (zoology) pertaining to seals; phocine.

As adjectives the difference between phocine and phocal

is that phocine is pertaining to a seal (or other members of the subfamily phocinae; seallike while phocal is (zoology) pertaining to seals; phocine.

As a noun phocine

is (zoology) a member of the subfamily phocinae, comprising the "true" or "earless" seals.

Phocinae vs Phocine - What's the difference?

phocinae | phocine |

Seallike vs Phocine - What's the difference?

seallike | phocine |


As adjectives the difference between seallike and phocine

is that seallike is resembling a seal (the mammal) or some aspect of one while phocine is pertaining to a seal (or other members of the subfamily phocinae; seallike.

As a noun phocine is

(zoology) a member of the subfamily phocinae, comprising the "true" or "earless" seals.

Seal vs Phocine - What's the difference?

seal | phocine |


As nouns the difference between seal and phocine

is that seal is a pinniped (pinnipedia), particularly an earless seal (true seal) or eared seal or seal can be a stamp used to impress a design on a soft substance such as wax while phocine is (zoology) a member of the subfamily phocinae, comprising the "true" or "earless" seals.

As a verb seal

is to hunt seals or seal can be to place a seal on (a document) or seal can be (dialectal) to tie up animals (especially cattle) in their stalls.

As a adjective phocine is

pertaining to a seal (or other members of the subfamily phocinae; seallike.