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quadrate

 [kwod´rāt]
square or squared.

qua·drate

(kwah'drāt),
Having four equal sides; square.
[L. quadratus, square]

quadrate

/quad·rate/ (kwod´rāt) square or squared.

quadrate

(kwŏd′rāt′, -rĭt)
n.
1.
a. A square or cube.
b. An approximately square or cubic area, space, or object.
2. Zoology A bone or cartilaginous structure of the skull, joining the upper and lower jaws in birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians.
adj.
1. Having four sides and four angles; square or rectangular.
2. Zoology Of or being the quadrate bone or cartilage.

quad·rate

(kwahd'rāt)
Having four equal sides; square.
[L. quadratus, square]

quadrate

a cartilage bone at the back end of the upper jaw in the majority of vertebrates. In mammals it becomes the INCUS of the ear, but in most other vertebrates forms the articulation of the lower jaw.

quadrate

square or squared.
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However a smaller number of profiles combined with larger quadrates can optimize the sampling time without interfering with the sample representation.
Quadrates with no dead shells rarely had live snails and about half of the quadrates with at least one dead shell had at least one live snail.
In isogeneic combinations, the number of tunic cells was almost constant among the quadrates, regardless of the distance from the contact site (Fig.
Other prairie species were growing near the barren edges, or in very low frequencies on the barrens, and did not occurr in the survey quadrates.
These were the sagittal otolith (OTO), as well as the interhyal (INTE), hypobranchial 3 (HYPO), pharyngobranchial 2 (PHAR), angular (ANGU), quadrate (QUAD), and the dentary (DENT).
In each location seven quadrates or circles 100 [m.
Since index trapping based on small quadrates has a 25-yr tradition in Fennoscandia, data from different locations and periods are directly comparable.
The quadrates extend to the lateral surfaces of the skull where they entirely house the otic canal.
For shrub species, quadrates of 4m x 4m and for herb species quadrates of 1m x 1m size were used.