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Bony

Bony

1. Consisting of bone, or of bones; full of bones; pertaining to bones.

2. Having large or prominent bones.

(Science: marine biology) bony fish, the gar pike (Lepidosteus).


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Atavism

... and the Human Tail.” But are human “tails” really evidence of evolution? There are two types of tails involved in this discussion. The non-bony tail, and the bony tail. Non-bony tails This Indian baby's “tail”, like nearly all cases of human “tails”, is not a real tail. And it is not evidence ...

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by Sumanth001
Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:40 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Atavism
Replies: 4
Views: 2851

bottom and surface dwelling fish

... options were: a. Fish I is marine while Fish II is freshwater fish b. Fish I is bottom dwelling while Fish II is surface dwelling c. Fish I is a bony fish while Fish II is a cartilagenous fish d. Fish I has a small body mass while Fish II has a large body mass I chose d. but the answer was b. ...

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by Adz795
Mon Jan 02, 2012 5:44 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: bottom and surface dwelling fish
Replies: 11
Views: 4724

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... which we descended. But there are physical explanations for this: boneless, soft-bodied organisms are much less likely to fossilize as well as bony organisms would. This DOES create blanks in phylogeny, or the evolutionary relationships between species, but when we look at the wide array of ...

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by awkko808
Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:38 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
Views: 929212

Horn/Bone

... up of keretin the same stuff that makes up hair and fingernails While antlers are essentially bone. A few exceptions to the rule: Rhino's have NO bony core in the center or their "horn". It is %100 Keratin. Also, true horns do not branch but the American Pronghorn Atelope has forked ...

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by Chris103
Fri Mar 05, 2010 1:48 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Horn/Bone
Replies: 7
Views: 7260

Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... is found, something - no. Without skeleton residents Venda left very few traces in the shales, which are difficult to study and few of them. Bony skeletons and shells came later. Ichthyostega and the latimeria, as it now turns out, lived simultaneously in the same waters. But in this case, ...

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by LeoPol
Thu Jan 28, 2010 5:43 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
Replies: 309
Views: 544241
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