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Locomotory --> locomotor

(Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to locomotion, pertaining to or affecting the locomotive apparatus of the body.

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Book recommendation for exam

... and their interrelationships. 18. Comparative functional anatomy of various systems of vertebrates (integument and its derivatives, endoskeleton, locomotory organs, digestive system, respiratory system, circulatory system including heart and aortic arches; urino-genital system, brain and sense ...

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by bertstare
Sun Oct 21, 2012 2:19 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Book recommendation for exam
Replies: 3
Views: 6480

hanging drop..

Thats bcoz, as the bacteria are alive, and if they bear any locomotory organelle, say flagella for instance, will try to move to the edges to escape the anaerobic conditions inside that coverslip. So, motile bacteria are often found on the edges to recieve ...

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by monny
Fri Nov 09, 2007 12:45 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: hanging drop..
Replies: 2
Views: 2140

Human Senses

... to the nervous system. 2. The nervous system: the meesage is tramitted from the receptor(pain receptor in our case) to the efector(muscle cell) 3. Locomotory system: the muscle contracts, and your hand quickly pules from the hot stove. See, it is easy. Just think about it logically. Logics is very ...

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by MrMistery
Thu May 25, 2006 5:45 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Human Senses
Replies: 7
Views: 8544

Metameric segmentation

... is specialization of body part. If Centipede (Chilopoda) have many pair of legs it can modify first pair into poisonous fangs without endangering locomotory function. This on garter scale can lead to differentition of whole groups of segments into body regions (like in Insects head, thorax and ...

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by Beetle
Wed Nov 02, 2005 11:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Metameric segmentation
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Why are all vertebrate land animals tetrapods?

... the main reason why they did not grow larger and why you do not see 3 meter high spiders is that the growth of invertebrates is limitated by their locomotory sistem and their respiratory sistem. Unlike vertebrates, invertebrates have an exoskeleton which covers their body. At a larger size, this ...

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by MrMistery
Sat Aug 13, 2005 8:05 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Why are all vertebrate land animals tetrapods?
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Views: 4343

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