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Desiccation

Desiccation

to dehydrate or remove water content. Dryness resulting from the removal of water.The process of extracting moisture.


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Cuticle, spores, vascular, plant evolution

... living in the freshwater to living on land with the use of: --------------------- the cuticle and cutinized spores: a method of prevention against desiccation and protection for the spores against drying out stomata: initially just pores on the plant to enable easier gas exchange they eventually ...

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by Klarien
Wed Feb 15, 2012 9:27 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Cuticle, spores, vascular, plant evolution
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Re: Original inhabitants of China?

... century BC), who wore tall pointed hats. Many of the mummies have been found in very good condition, owing to the dryness of the desert, and the desiccation of the corpses it induced. The mummies share many typical Caucasoid body features (elongated bodies, angular faces, recessed eyes), and ...

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by sykierj
Wed Nov 16, 2011 7:15 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Original inhabitants of China?
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Views: 2319

REALLY URGENT REASEARCH Helice crassa!!!

... exoskeleton all over their body? Is it a physiological adaptation? I'm looking for any physiological adaptations of helice crassa that reduces desiccation. By the way, I'm doing this research assignment for water content of the mud that helice crassa lives in. Thanks!!

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by karole
Mon Mar 24, 2008 4:06 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: REALLY URGENT REASEARCH Helice crassa!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 3191

Re: URGENT RESEARCH NEEDS

... exoskeleton all over their body? Is it a physiological adaptation? I'm looking for any physiological adaptations of helice crassa that reduces desiccation. By the way, I'm doing this research assignment for water content of the mud that helice crassa lives in.

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by karole
Mon Mar 24, 2008 4:00 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: URGENT RESEARCH NEEDS
Replies: 20
Views: 20825

URGENT RESEARCH NEEDS

... of otago,new Zealand.(received by editior,April 15,1958) 3. the impermeable exoskeleton,strengthened with calcium carbonate,protects the crab from desiccation in air. http://www.seafriends.org.nz/enviro/crust/grapsida.htm#Helice living under the mud often covered by the sea means cooler temperature,damp ...

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by chenwithasterisk
Wed Feb 28, 2007 7:21 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: URGENT RESEARCH NEEDS
Replies: 20
Views: 20825
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