Ligula


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Ligula

An ancient Roman unit of volume approximately equivalent to 11.4 milliliters.
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5) with ligula relatively broad, dilated apically; two medial setae widely separated; two basal pores widely distant, 5-6 times width of basal pore; many medial pseudopores, 3 real pores and 1 setal pore present on prementum; labial palpus elongate with many setulae; palpomere 1 largest, 1.
But the hospital next-door, Ligula Hospital, is crowded and seems overwhelmed with more patients than it can care for properly.
Genetic diversity of Ligula intestinalis (Cestoda: Diphyllobothriidea) based on analysis of inter-simple sequence repeat markers.
Trout anglers are being assured that the recent finding of ligula in Fontburn's roach stocks will not affect their sport at all.
01 mm) and secondarily segmented; labium rounded distally and protruding well beyond origins of palps, hair-like sensilla arising near base of each palp, small cone-like sensilla along distal rounded edge, ligula prominent with a shallow distal bifurcation with each short branch supporting a prominent sensillum, proximal segment of labial palp with lateral scale-like spinulae, first segment 0.
Ligula tapeworms are being investigated as part of a major research programme into the effects of parasites in fish by staff at the Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Group in London.
This 'black plague' can also carry the ligula tapeworm from fish population to fish population, a problem recently highlighted in the House of Lords by Lord Mason of Barnsley.
IN Roman times there were two designs of spoons, the first, a ligula, was used for soups and soft foods and had a pointed oval bowl and a handle with a decorative end.
The spoon, as we know it, started as the Roman silver ligula which was a direct impression in metal of a mussel shell attached to a wooden handle.
6 mm, ligula divided in the apical three-fourths, strongly transverse pronotum with distinctly sinuate base, hypomeron not visible in the lateral aspect, and mesoventrite with or without medial longitudinal carina (Ashe 1984).
Die ultrastrukture der ligula von Selaginella martensii.
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