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1. Furnished with wings; transported by flying; having winglike expansions.

2. Soaring with wings, or as if with wings; hence, elevated; lofty; sublime. How winged the sentiment that virtue is to be followed for its own sake. (J. S. Harford)

3. Swift; rapid. Bear this sealed brief with winged haste to the lord marshal.

4. Wounded or hurt in the wing.

5. (Science: botany) Furnished with a leaflike appendage, as the fruit of the elm and the ash, or the stem in certain plants; alate.

6. Represented with wings, or having wings, of a different tincture from the body.

7. Fanned with wings; swarming with birds. The winged air darked with plumes.

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Re: gentics qustion HLP DRAGONS

As per your description all the females would be with flame and half of them would be normal winged and the other half would be with ragged wings. But all the male would be flameless. It looks like your cross is reasonable i.e it seems to be sex linked... http://www.hourlybook.com/category/genetics/ ...

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by javedshaikm
Wed Mar 14, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: gentics qustion HLP DRAGONS
Replies: 7
Views: 3965

Phenotypes of Fruit Flies

... be greatly appreciated! You have two pure-breeding lines of fruit flies. One line has four wings and the other is wild type. You mate a four- winged female with a wild-type male. For each of the genetic hypotheses listed below, indicate the following. a) The phenotype of male and female F1 ...

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by Steven7373
Wed Oct 05, 2011 10:47 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Phenotypes of Fruit Flies
Replies: 3
Views: 5676

Rate of selection

... mutant competition. These cages started off with 10 wild females and 10 females with both recessive mutant traits - ebony color and vestigial winged. So, we are to write a lab report on the experiment and one question I do not quite understand. It asks, 'can the rate of selection be explained ...

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by penguinfan
Sun Nov 22, 2009 8:48 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Rate of selection
Replies: 1
Views: 2140

Can any one help me explain this?

... Link According to Table, which two birds have the most in common? a. Mallard and Common Loon b. Canada Goose and Gray Jay c. Mallard and Blue-winged Teal d. Canada Goose and Blue-winged Teal my answer: B - got it wrong right answer - C well, by looking at the table Mallard, Canada Goose and ...

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by nameless74
Sat Oct 03, 2009 8:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can any one help me explain this?
Replies: 2
Views: 6951

My own Ant Colony

... if they sell a queen, but I'll look into that. I just cant imagine buying a colony without a queen. Too depressing. :| I heard that some of the winged ants are females that can fly off and start their own colonies. Perhaps I could nab a group of ants in my backyard that includes some winged ...

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by Tyred
Thu Mar 20, 2008 4:09 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: My own Ant Colony
Replies: 2
Views: 3021
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