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(Science: zoology) A more or less elongated process or organ, simple or branched, proceeding from the head or cephalic region of invertebrate animals, being either an organ of sense, prehension, or motion.

(Science: zoology) Tentacle sheath, a sheathlike structure around the base of the tentacles of many mollusks.

Origin: NL. Tentaculum, from L. Tentare to handle, feel: cf. F. Tentacule. See Tempt.

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Ability to change the human body with the mind

... later on can give humans the ability to use more than just 10% of their brain power as well as growing different parts from other animals, like tentacles, wing, he even at one part make the human body invisible. One other part he if I remember he can even speak to human using his mind and make ...

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by shadowtitanlo
Mon Dec 17, 2012 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ability to change the human body with the mind
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Alien facehugger biology

... facehugger to fit in the reproductifve cycle of the Xenomorph? The 'living egg' is in my opinion explainable as something like a shark egg, with tentacles grabbing something to hold onto (except for the opening 'mouth' thing on top) Same goes for the Embryo/Chestburster, that could be explained ...

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by jkootte
Wed Nov 30, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Alien facehugger biology
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Re: animal with the longest lifespan

... process the medusa of the immortal jellyfish is transformed into the polyps of a new polyp colony. First, the umbrella reverts itself and then the tentacles and mesoglea get resorbed. The reverted medusa then attaches itself to the substrate by the end that had been at the opposite end of the umbrella ...

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by master94
Mon Jul 12, 2010 12:25 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: animal with the longest lifespan
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Views: 13813

Re: Humanoid life on other planets.

... limbs for hands, like a weird looking centaur. Or it might have 8, or 800. Or be like an octopus, living in water, and manipulating things with tentacles. We cannot know anything truly until we meet ET. Anything goes, and probably not much humanoid.

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by skeptic
Thu Jul 08, 2010 12:15 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Humanoid life on other planets.
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Views: 4290

Why do you keep talking about species

... foot Lamp shells Lophophore and pedicle between 300 and 500 extant Bryozoa Moss animals Moss animals, sea mats Lophophore, no pedicle, ciliated tentacles about 5,000 living species Chaetognatha Longhair jaw Arrow worms Chitinous spines either side of head, fins about 100 modern species Chordata ...

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by gamila
Mon Jun 29, 2009 5:35 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why do you keep talking about species
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