marsupia


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marsupia

Plural of marsupium.
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integer consisted predominantly of immature females, which did not have yet completely developed marsupia, together with both subadult and adult males.
Goebel (1930: 865) had aiready drawn attention to the fact that marsupia of certain liverworts, which penetrate deeply into the soil, such as Lethocolea drummondii, develop the same organization as root tips do in cormophytes.
In the case of Corbicula species, two pairs of gills act as the marsupia, but the pair of inner-demibranchs mainly play an important role as the marsupia: in general, a pair of the outer demibranchs occasionally act as the marsupia.
Gravid pistolgrip held conglutinates and glochidia in their marsupia or within the magazine.
During 1990, embryos and mature glochidia were found in marsupia from late March through July.
A portion of gonadal material and marsupia was removed from each individual and fixed in 10% buffered formalin.
Cultures were initiated by obtaining glochidia directly from mussel marsupia with a pipette and placing them on the fishes' gills without rinsing.
The marsupia (modified brood pouches within the gills) and glochidia were briefly described by Lea (1863).