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Webbed

webbed

1. Provided with a web.

2. (Science: zoology) Having the toes united by a membrane, or web; as, the webbed feet of aquatic fowls.


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Sounds like newts, which usually do not have webbed feet. Yeah, you are correct. My bad!

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by biohazard
Thu May 27, 2010 7:32 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: can you identify this animal?
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Views: 5445

can you identify this animal?

Sounds like newts, which usually do not have webbed feet. Try this, about halfway down - the smooth newt- http://www.overthegardengate.net/wildlife/frogs.asp

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by Darby
Thu May 27, 2010 1:43 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: can you identify this animal?
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Views: 5445

Energy in apoptosis

... apoptosis to soften and ripen fruit, and the cell death destroys the webbing between your fingers while you're a fetus so that we don't have webbed hands.

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by Picaq
Sun Apr 12, 2009 10:37 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Energy in apoptosis
Replies: 2
Views: 1928

Webbed toes

People with webbed toes don't have a general deficit in apoptosis: their brains would explode out of their heads long before they got old enough to develop cancer. You've probably seen those pictures of caspase-9 KO embryos. I agree ...

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by snowcapk
Tue May 06, 2008 10:04 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Webbed toes
Replies: 3
Views: 5258

Webbed toes

... were to post this (I exhort the moderators to install a developmental biology section), but I know that as an embryo, all limbed vertebrates have webbed fingers and toes. Digit identity is specified by the inter-digital (ID) region posterior to a given digit by a posterior-to-anterior gradient ...

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by dae
Sun May 04, 2008 8:07 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Webbed toes
Replies: 3
Views: 5258
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