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spic·u·lar

(spik'yū-lăr),
Relating to or having spicules.

spic·u·lar

(spik'yū-lăr)
Relating to or having spicules.

spicular

(spĭk′ū-lar) [L. spiculum, a dart]
Pert. to or resembling a spicule; dartlike.
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In contrast with new species described above, it relates closely in vulva position, character of eggs, placement of nerve ring and excretory pores in both the sexes, and in spicular ratio (1:4.
The formation of spicular material suggests processes that are being observed near the critical point of a dense form of hydrogen [92] in the chromosphere.
in males, presence of the spicular tube, and lengths of the spicule, cloacal tube and esophagus).
However, 16 living species build an unusual solid calcareous skeleton, which bears a striking similarity to that of various Cnidaria, in addition to this spicular skeleton.
Furthermore, the new and the above mentioned species differ in their spicular ratio number and distribution of caudal papillae.
1) Mammography of SAN generally demonstrates a mass in the subareolar region with dense and irregular outline, spicular formation and foci of microcalcifications.
The species under study is very different from these nematodes in that its deirids (of males) are very close to the posterior extremity of muscular esophagus; the female tail tip is blunt, those of male pointed; spicular ratio in the male is rather high (1: 8.
Characteristically, there are rhomboid, rod-shaped, or spicular crystals with a regular lattice pattern and sparse electrondense secretory granules (Figure 1).