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(Science: cell biology) term used by some authors to distinguish movement of cells from place to place from movements such as flattening, shape change, cytokinesis etc. Self-propelled movement.Movement.

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Re: Beneficial mutations vs harmful

... (given the correct environment) when the ''word'' is spelt. You will not be seeing desert-dwelling animals evolve flat, oar-like tails for aquatic locomotion because that would be a neutral or disadvantageous mutation, and it would not aid in the hypothetical species's survival, so it would not ...

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by Coelacanth
Sun Oct 13, 2013 6:08 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Beneficial mutations vs harmful
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Book recommendation for exam

... Protostomes and Deuterostomes, Bilateralia and Radiata; Status of Protista, Parazoa, Onychophora and Hemichordata; Symmetry. 3. Protozoa : Locomotion, nutrition, reproduction; evolution of sex; General features and life history of Paramaecium, Monocystis, Plasmodium, and Leishmania. 4. ...

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by bertstare
Sun Oct 21, 2012 2:19 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Book recommendation for exam
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Brain evolution last 40,000 years

... little change. We ran up against an upper limit for brain developement when it wouldn't fit out of a female pelvis that still enabled efficient locomotion. Childbirth remains one of the most dangerous things you can do. Only in the last several dacades has this limit been lifted and then only ...

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Wed May 18, 2011 12:58 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Brain evolution last 40,000 years
Replies: 4
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Half Skulls and Forelimb Sets

... and ulna are adapted to the function of each forelimb. 8-how does the orientation of the joint between the humerus, the radius and ulna relate to locomotion?

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by yamana
Tue Mar 23, 2010 5:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Half Skulls and Forelimb Sets
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Re: Please help point artist to unique animal functions

... was rather convoluted. To your second point, pop is short for popular. There's a type of catepillar that curls into a wheel and rolls as a form of locomotion. Also look for sheila patek's presentation on mantis shrimp. They can cause cavitations in water. Mith, those are wonderful pointers and ...

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by Mixotrich
Sat Jan 23, 2010 9:35 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Please help point artist to unique animal functions
Replies: 4
Views: 4275
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