Dictionary » D » Deaths-head

Deaths-head

Deaths-head

a naked human skull as the emblem of death; the head of the conventional personification of death. I had rather be married to a deaths-head with a bone in his mouth.

(Science: zoology) (Shak) deaths-head moth, a very large European moth (Acherontia atropos), so called from a figure resembling a human skull on the back of the thorax.

Synonym: deaths-head sphinx.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


1 small multiple choice question [population dynamics]

... is small enough, the reproduction rate can be so low that there is a lag phase before any initial increase in population size. I.e. births = deaths for the initial period.

See entire post
by BasicBiology
Wed Sep 24, 2014 7:47 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: 1 small multiple choice question [population dynamics]
Replies: 1
Views: 283

Re: cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera

... poor third world countries. Libya has no epidemic cases since 1970. Cholera is no longer the dreaded disease of the past because we can prevent deaths with Oral Rehydration Salt solution. You can read more about Cholera on these slides; http://in.docsity.com/en-docs/Cholera_-_Community_Medicine_-_Lecture_Slides_

See entire post
by naachiz
Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:50 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera
Replies: 4
Views: 5238

Connection between opioid receptors and fatty acid receptors

... reason why people willingly eat themselves fat knowing well that they will shorten their life, cause joint pains, become worse looking, cause deaths of more animals in slaughterhouses, lose attractiveness and more likely to stay single/lonely but still they keep on eating like heroin addicts ...

See entire post
by mhein
Tue Jul 10, 2012 2:00 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Connection between opioid receptors and fatty acid receptors
Replies: 4
Views: 8764

Re:

... the environment. Science and technology has given us vaccines that have cured many diseases caused by virus and bacteria - greatly reducing the deaths that were caused by infectious diseases. But this has also led to increase in population. Our planet can neither sustain so many people nor this ...

See entire post
by animartco
Sun Mar 11, 2012 4:11 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
Replies: 45
Views: 47859

Re: Evolutionists Show of Shutting Down the Debate

... changing within the human population. If the overall frequency of the allele in the human population, with all these marriages and births and deaths, changes, then your death and loss of YOUR copy of the allele will impact the population genetics of humans (concerning this allele), which I ...

See entire post
by Crucible
Tue Nov 08, 2011 9:41 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolutionists Show of Shutting Down the Debate
Replies: 71
Views: 30834
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,128 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link