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rhomboid

 [rom´boid]
shaped like a rectangle that has been skewed to one side so that the angles are oblique.

rhom·boid

, rhomboidal (rom'boyd, rom-boy'dăl),
1. Resembling a rhomb (that is, an oblique parallelogram, but having unequal sides);
2. anatomy denoting especially a ligament and two muscles.
Synonym(s): rhombic (1)
[rhombo- + G. eidos, appearance]

rhomboid

/rhom·boid/ (rom´boid) [Gr. rhombos rhomb +-oid ] having a shape similar to a rectangle that has been skewed to one side so that the angles are oblique.

rhomboid

[rom′boid]
Etymology: Gk, rhombos, rhombus, eidos, form
resembling the shape of an oblique equilateral parallelogram, as a rhomboid muscle.

rhom·boid

, rhomboidal (rom'boyd, -boy'dăl)
Resembling a rhomb, i.e., an oblique parallelogram, but having unequal sides.
Synonym(s): rhombic (1) .
[rhombo- + G. eidos, appearance]

rhomboid

(of plant parts) diamond-shaped.

rhomboid

shaped like a rectangle that has been skewed to one side so that the angles are oblique.
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Synopsis of biological data on the pinfish, Logodon rhomboides (Pisces:Sparidae).
As a contrast for our crab assays, we determined feeding preferences of larger omnivores that commonly co-occur with the crabs: the sea urchin Arbacia punctulata and the pinfish Lagodon rhomboides.
Young and Bingham (1987) noted a similar outcome for chemically defended larvae of an ascidian that were attacked and rejected by the pinfish Lagodon rhomboides.
rhomboides (LARH) se identifican como especies de gran tolerancia que no tienen una asociacion evidente con los parametros ambientales registrados.
Abundant grazers are omnivorous and include the spottail pinfish Diplodus holbrooki, the pinfish Lagodon rhomboides, and the sheepshead Archosargus probatocephalus, all of which are abundant in summer.
Muller, 1786) Lepadella ovalis (Muller, 1786) X X Lepadella rhomboides (Gosse, 1886) X Mytilinidae Mytilina acantophora Hauer, 1938 X X Mytilina bisulcata Lucks, 1912 Mytilina ventralis Ehrenberg, 1832 X Notommatidae Cephalodella gibba (EHRB.
Mann Dry -- -- 3 3 -- 3 Frustulia rhomboides Rainy 3 -- 3 3 -- -- (Ehrenberg) De Toni Dry 3 6 -- 6 -- -- Gomphonema parvulum Rainy -- -- -- -- -- -- (Kutzing) Grunow Dry -- -- -- -- -- -- Pinnularia maior Rainy -- -- 14 -- -- 3 (Kutzing) Cleve Dry -- -- -- -- -- -- Surirella sp.
In the pinfish, Lagodon rhomboides, the minor amino acids aspartic acid, isoleucine, and phenylalanine are nonstimulatory alone, yet contribute markedly to the stimulatory capacity of a synthetic mixture (Carr and Chaney, 1976).
Branchial rickettsia-like infection associated with clam Venerupis rhomboides mortality.
In terms of spatial distribution, the inner zone (station 1), showed the least number of species (20), and Lagodon rhomboides was the most abundant with more than 60% of the total capture.