Cuvier


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Cu·vi·er

(kū-vē-ā'),
Georges L.C.F.D. de la, French scientist, 1769-1832. See: Cuvier ducts, Cuvier veins.
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Platycephalus grandispinis Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829###DQ107959, DQ107960
Researchers said the 20-foot whale probably mistook the plastic bags for squid, one of the main sources of food for Cuvier whales.
2010: Valorisation des eaux de surface de la reserve de Mergueb (M'sila, Algerie) au profit de la faune sauvage protegee dont la gazelle de Cuvier, espece emblematique de la region.
cuvier at the Fernando de Noronha archipelago, northeastern Brazil, and points out that the event represented a scavenging behavior, against the alternative explanation of active predation.
A new species of Globicornis Latreille in Cuvier (Coleoptera: Dermestidae: Megatominae) from Switzerland.
In Recherches sur les ossements fossiles de quadrupedes, published in 1812, Cuvier developed a hypothesis about the probable factors and conditions of extinction: "Ils n'ont pu disparaitre que par une revolution qui a fait perir tous les individus existant alors, ou par un changement de climat qui les a empeche de s'y propager.
The Cuvier Whale is a migratory species native to both the Galapagos and the British Isles.
Paris, 1817, Cuvier, profesor de historia natural, examina ante un selecto auditorio el cuerpo de una mujer de raza negra, le llama la atencion la excesiva protuberancia del trasero y de los genitales, sobre todo le impresiona la forma de la cabeza de la mujer, muy cercana a la de un simio, segun concluye.
23) Do estudo da fisionomia de Lavater a anatomia comparada de Cuvier, a busca por estabelecer uma relacao entre conformacao fisica e essencia cultural ou personalidade envolveu importantes nomes da ciencia.
Dead within five years, her body was quickly dissected and made into a museum specimen by Georges Cuvier, one of the leading scientists of the day.
99) YOUNG medical student Daniel Connor travels from Derbyshire to Paris in 1815 to become an apprentice to the famous Dr Cuvier.
99 YOUNG medical student Daniel Connor travels from Derbyshire to Paris in 1815 full of anticipation for what the future holds as an apprentice to the famous Dr Cuvier.