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ant

(ant),
One of the most numerous insects (order Hymenoptera), characterized by an extraordinary development of colonial dwelling and caste specialization.

ant

(ănt)
n.
Any of numerous hymenopteran insects of the family Formicidae, characteristically having wings only in the males and fertile females and living in colonies that have a complex social organization.

SLC25A4

A gene on chromosome 4q35 that encodes a mitochondrial solute carrier protein, which functions as a gated pore that translocates ADP from the mitochondrial matrix into the cytoplasm. SLC25A4 forms a homodimer embedded in the inner mitochondria membrane.

Molecular pathology
SLC25A4 mutations cause autosomal dominant progressive external ophthalmoplegia and familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

ant

(ant)
One of the most numerous insects (order Hymenoptera), characterized by an extraordinary development of colonial dwelling and caste specialization.
Fig. 37 Ant. Winged female ant.click for a larger image
Fig. 37 Ant . Winged female ant.

ant

any insect of the family Formicidae of the order Hymenoptera, characterized by a narrow abdominal construction. All ants are colonial and each colony may contain several castes (specialized individuals). The queen is the only egg-laying individual, fertilization taking place during a nuptial flight involving several colonies. The queen then sheds her wings and starts a colony in which workers are wingless. Social activities include the tending and milking of APHIDS. See Fig. 37 .
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There are other indications that he could not have been leaning against an ant-hill: there is no blood on the front of his shirt, which there would have been if he was sitting up - in such a case, gravity would have caused the blood to run down his face on to the shirt.
IT looks like an Ant-hill Mob getaway car, but the Chrysler PT Cruiser is going down a storm.
His adventure takes him on a romantic trip beyond the confines of the cavernous ant-hill in search of 'insectopia'.
Apparently, he should have called for a referee before mixing with the ant-hill mob.
Ant-hills only inches below the surface which still bear the scars of last year's spawning season may be seen.
Ant-hills may also appear on your lawn, but ants provide food for green woodpeckers, so again just brush them away if they're annoying you.
Ant-hills may also appear on your lawn, but ants provide food for woodpeckers, so just brush them away if they're annoying you.
Ant-hills may also appear , but ants provide food for green woodpeckers, so again just brush them away.
In our case in these gaps become apparent in tussocks larger than a certain size and charcoal and ashes accumulate in them; also Camponotus punctulatus (Mayr.) ant-hills, which are common in the region (Pire et al.
The plant ecology of ant-hills in calcareous grasslands.
In future, I'm sticking to old wives' tales and looking out for red skies each morning, high ant-hills and cows laying down for my weather forecasts.