rigidus


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rigidus

[rij′idəs]
Etymology: L, stiff
a deformity characterized by limited motion, especially dorsiflexion of the great toe. This condition causes pain and may ultimately produce degenerative changes of the involved joints.
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4 CAMA: Calamagrostis macrophyla SCIRI: Scirpus rigidus STI sp: Stipa sp.
13,14,16,17) There is some evidence that mobilization of the first metatarsophalangeal joint is of value in the treatment of hallux rigidus.
Larvicidal and pupicidal activities of Plectranthus glandulosus and Callistemon rigidus leaf essential oils against three mosquito species.
Diaspididae: Aspidiotus rigidus Reyne, on ornamental palm, 26-VI-2013; Aulacaspis yasumatsui Takagi, on Cycas sp.
Ricci C, Pagani M (1997) Desiccation of Panagrolaimus rigidus (Nematoda): survival, reproduction and the influence on the internal clock.
Segundo os mesmos autores, existem tres formates vegetais predominates: as formates abertas naturais de Campos Graminosos (3289 ha), principalmente em regioes de relevo acidentado e encostas, compostas por gramineas altas e densas, sendo principalmente compostas pelas especies Lagenocarpus rigidus (Kunth.
169, the President designated the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) to lead the nationwide effort to combat the invasive scale insects called Aspidiotus Rigidus that have infested coconut trees in Calabarzon (Region 4A) and some areas in Mindanao.
36) M b Siphonocladus rigidus Howe M c,d,e,m (11,15,18,27,35,40) S.
Scirpus rigidus Boeckeler Hierba acaule, abundante.
Extensive areas of sea rush Juncus rigidus, are present on the salt marsh, while on the drier saline ground, Cressa cretica, Alhagi graecorum and tamarisk species are common.