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Re: Definition of Parasite and embryos

I think I'm going with this definition. American Heritage Dictionary Parasite 1. Biology An organism that lives and feeds on or in an organism of a different species and causes harm to its host. ( of a different species ) With emphasis. https://www.ahdictionary.com/word/search.html?q=parasite

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by Knightomite
Thu Sep 11, 2014 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Definition of Parasite and embryos
Replies: 17
Views: 13363

Re: Help with indentifying object - can't narrow to even kingdom

... only a cell membrane to keep everything in. This “supercell” (a syncytium) is essentially a large ameba with thousands of individual nuclei that feeds by engulfing its food (mostly bacteria) with pseudopodia in a process called phagocytosis. Thus the slime mold ingests its food and then digests ...

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by Sadial
Fri Jul 26, 2013 6:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help with indentifying object - can't narrow to even kingdom
Replies: 2
Views: 6291

Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?

... the gorilla more than if there were two full-grown animals fighting, as the bear would be heavier. The gorilla is mainly vegetarian and rarely feeds on animal matter, whereas a grizzly can kill a moose with one swipe of its paw. The bear has the advantage here. The gorilla's ferocity is a bluff ...

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by darrellacoustic
Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:12 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?
Replies: 10
Views: 28205

Help with biological metaphor?

... are made up of animal units with the necessary cell flexibility for rapid constant movement; that contain plants the photosynthesis of which feeds them. In return the plants have a safe anchorage and protection inside the body of the animal. Lichens of course are similar but they don't have ...

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by animartco
Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help with biological metaphor?
Replies: 10
Views: 7022

Re: water problem work sheet

... of a housing development and found it to have an extremely high level of coliforms. A stream that begins at a spring approximately 0.5 mile away feeds the pond. Water enters the stream at two points: (1) a ditch which drains an area serving as the drainage field of a septic tank (2) a pipe which ...

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by nursewhitman
Fri Nov 30, 2012 12:44 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: water problem work sheet
Replies: 8
Views: 6223
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