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(Science: marine biology, zoology) One of the mollusca.

Alternative forms: mollusc.

Origin: F. Mollusque, L. Mollusca a kind of soft nut with a thin shell, fr. Molluscus soft, mollis soft. See Mollify.

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About to get my BS in Biology, terrible resume so far...

... Anyway, how bad of shape am I considering everything I said? I did do one small, unpaid, short internship last summer finding/sorting small mollusks in a lab. Other than that, my resume sucks... Advice needed please.

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by yodachoda87
Thu Mar 08, 2012 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: About to get my BS in Biology, terrible resume so far...
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Theories - Origin of Life

... of gene technology between the new species, outgoing from the initial species of the universal type. "In all vertebrates, some insects and mollusks in the blood protein is present ferric iron, but because their blood has a red color. Blood clam brachiopods contains hemerythrin - it contains ...

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by LeoPol
Mon Oct 10, 2011 8:30 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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segmentation in marine invertebrate

Some primitive mollusks show hints of segmentation (not nautilus, though). And sea spiders. I've forgotten whether there are any "minor" phyla that fit...

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by Darby
Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:37 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: segmentation in marine invertebrate
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Re: Evolution of sexual reproduction

... http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/library/03/4/l_034_02.html Familiar examples of basic animal body plans are cnidarians (corals and jellyfish), mollusks (squids and shellfish), arthropods (crustaceans, insects, and trilobites), echinoderms (sea star and sea urchins), and the chordates (animals ...

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by jevg
Tue Aug 24, 2010 7:21 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution of sexual reproduction
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Re: Marine Invertebrates and Evolution

... or to the massive death which would follow the Flood. In order to argue using the Cambrian explosion, you have to either accept that all those mollusks/gastropods/etc were "created" long before, for example, the tetrapods, or that the fossil record is actually meaningless (which means ...

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by Lenoxus
Mon Apr 26, 2010 1:56 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Marine Invertebrates and Evolution
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