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confluence

 [kon´floo-ens]
a running together; a meeting of streams.
confluence of sinuses the dilated point of confluence of the superior sagittal, straight, occipital, and two transverse sinuses of the dura mater.

con·flu·ence of si·nus·es

[TA]
a meeting place, at the internal occipital protuberance, of the superior sagittal, straight, and occipital sinuses, drained by the two transverse sinuses of the dura mater.
Synonym(s): confluens sinuum [TA]

con·flu·ence of si·nus·es

(kon-flūĕns sīnŭs-ĕz) [TA]
Meeting place, at the internal occipital protuberance, of the superior sagittal, straight, and occipital sinuses, drained by the two transverse sinuses of the dura mater.
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N, Q, Belodina confluens Sweet: N, compressiform element, GIT 753-37; Q, eobelodiniform element, GIT 753-38.
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Chrysomela confluens (Coleoptera Chrysomelidae) is a chemically defended leaf beetle that feeds predominately on juvenile cottonwood trees (Kearsley and Whitham 1989, Floate et al.
To determine whether beetles respond positively to increased patch size, we set up circular plots 4 m in diameter and counted number of beavercaused stumps, number of resprout ramets, and number of clutches of Chrysomela confluens larvae.
confluens, shown in [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED]) from their respective developmental zones to determine if there would be a release effect on the rest of the arthropod community.
confluens (the two herbivores manipulated in the present study) are concentrated (Whitham 1989, Floate et al.
confluens system, the staggered phenology of trees in a hybrid zone meant that there was a continuous and enhanced supply of new foliage, which was critical to development of a leaf beetle (Floate et al.
confluens abundance from hybrids onto pure Fremont cottonwoods (Floate et al.