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1. An island.

2. (Science: entomology) a spot within another of a different colour, as upon the wings of some insects.

Origin: OF. Isle, f. Ile, L. Insula; cf. Lith. Sala. Cf. Insulate.

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Re: Wolf - Chihuahua - Great Dane: same species ?

... are normally sterile, and cannot breed and die out. But Dr Abbott’s research, published in the journal of the Botanical Society of the British Isles, shows that the York Groundsel is a genetic mutant that can breed, but not with any other species, including its parent species. It thus fits ...

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by robsabba
Wed Dec 02, 2009 3:57 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Wolf - Chihuahua - Great Dane: same species ?
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The Fiber Disease

... the pathogen or whatever it is likes the heat. Ok gotcha. I spoke with a girl from Scotland last week. Doesn't get much colder than that in these isles. Both her and her husband have symptoms. Her symptoms are: itching, fibres, worms, clothing disintegrating. Her daughter in law and both her grandchildren ...

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by Anonymous
Thu Jun 15, 2006 11:50 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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... of the pancreas constituts only 1-2% of it's mass, and it is grouped into ~1 milion small spherical secreting bodies called the Langerhans Isles. Despite this fact, the pancreas secrets several important hormones: A cells - glucagon B cells - insulin D cells - somatostatine F cells - the ...

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by MrMistery
Mon Mar 13, 2006 7:12 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Pancreas...
Replies: 6
Views: 3586

Global Crayfish Distribution and Interspecific Competition

... the Philippines, Indonesia on both sides of Wallace's Line, New Guinea (and its respective division), and Australia (Austronesian zone); numerous isles of the southern and sub-equatorial northern Pacific Oceans (in rough correlation to those isles of the Polynesian Triangle having permanent freshwater ...

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by Shagreen
Fri Mar 25, 2005 12:56 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Global Crayfish Distribution and Interspecific Competition
Replies: 4
Views: 16799

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