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Occurring simultaneously.

Synonym: homochronous.

Origin: G. Synchronos

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Sex determination in hermaphrodites? plants?

1) There are 2 types of Hermaphrodites, Synchronous (Both sex at same time; ie: Worms, slugs) and Alternative (can change 1 sex to another; Oyster, clownfish), The changes can are stimulated by environmental factor such as temperature... 2) For ...

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by magicsiew
Thu Jun 30, 2011 7:06 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Sex determination in hermaphrodites? plants?
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Physio question contractions and summation?

So in our experiment we applied an electrical stimulus to simultaneously (ie synchronously) activate all motor-neurons to muscle. IS this synchronous way how motor-neurons to a muscle would be activated in the body? wHy? I know it doesn't but i'm struggling with ...

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by starbuckscoffee
Wed May 26, 2010 2:29 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Physio question contractions and summation?
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Urchin egg fertilization

Fertilization: http://exploratorium.us/imaging_station/research/urchin/story_urchin1.php Synchronous division: http://exploratorium.us/imaging_station/research/urchin/story_urchin2.php

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by siroma
Sat Sep 22, 2007 1:48 am
Forum: Biology Movies
Topic: Urchin egg fertilization
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Insect muscles

... I'm reading about insect muscles. Direct muscles are used for large wings, while indirect muscles are used for small wings. It then goes into synchronous and asynchronous muscle. Asynchronous muscle does not require input from the nervous system, and can produce up to 200 beats per second ...

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by unrealfighter
Thu Feb 01, 2007 8:37 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Insect muscles
Replies: 1
Views: 3150
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