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bur·row

(ber'ō),
1. A subcutaneous tunnel or tract made by a parasite (for example, scabies mite).
2. A sinus or fistula.
3. (Rare) To undermine or create a tunnel or tract through or beneath various tissue planes.

burrow

(bur'ro)
A tunnel made in or under the skin (e.g., by an insect or a parasite).
See: cutaneous larva migrans; scabies
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This large clam is considered a fast burrower, which lives buried into the sediment and seasonally migrates into the intertidal zone.
According to Hobbs' (1942) classification, aspects such as excavating complex burrows, distanced from permanent water bodies, together with no recordings of specimens outside the burrows, suggest that this species can be considered as a primary burrower.
The majority of prey items ingested by all sturgeon were categorized as burrowers (96.
Table 1 Distribution and morphology of spikes in Anomalodesmata Family/Species Life habit Data from Intraperiostracal micro-ornament Pholadomyidae Pholadomya Burrower Visual Radial rows of spikes Candida Sowerby, inspection 1823 and Runnegar (1972) Parilimyidae Parilimya Burrower SEM Concentric rows of spikes fragilis (Grieg, observation 1921) Thraciidae Commarginal spikes in all Thracia spp.
These solutions were applied to pots of 1,5 dm3 filled with agricultural soil and sand (1:1) with 20 burrower bugs (adults or 5th instar immatures) confined to each pot.
For example, the species of Progomphus live on inorganic substrates and are found burrower in places with predominance of fine sediment, and Brechmorhoga species live in areas of rocky bottom with current (Assis et al.
6 (m) Ulva lactuca mm (4-6 weeks) Peramphiihoe Eisenia arborea, Stipe From the tip to stypotrupetes (n), Laminaria dentigera, burrower the base of the (o) L.
Roller beetles were dominant over burrower species and small-sized species outnumbered large species.
The brave burrower - real name Daniel Hooper - captured the nation's hearts as the eco-warrior who fought the A30 bypass in Devon.
This implies that these burrows were made after the ejecta layer was covered by a sufficient amount of clay that the Zoophycos burrower could not scavenge the ejecta layer anymore.