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Haemolymph

Definition

noun

(1) The circulating fluid in many invertebrates that is functionally similar to the blood and lymph of vertebrates, and consisting of free-floating cells (haemocytes).

(2) The circulating tissue made up of blood and lymph.


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Word origin: Greek haƮma (blood) + Latin lympha (water nymph).

Variant: hemolymph

Compare: blood

See also: haemocyte, haemocoel


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genetics-silkworms

... a) I addressed this question talking about each phenotype rather than 2 variables? anwys. genetic hypothesis 1: A single pair of alleles determine haemolymph colour, the allele producing yellow colour being dominant (since yellow is most frequent in F2). Therefore, the F2 should show a ratio of ...

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by chousta
Sun Aug 03, 2008 3:23 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: genetics-silkworms
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vertebrates!!!

... enter the tissues directly". Whoaaa... :lol: Of course this system has artery (aorta) to flow bloods from heart to the tissues and vein to collect haemolymph from the tissues back to the heart. There is a period when bloods flow inside their vessels and in another period they flows outside their ...

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by Dr.Stein
Mon Jul 18, 2005 5:53 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: vertebrates!!!
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Views: 5714


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