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appressed

(of an organ) close to another but not united with it.
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As the female chub initiated her run with tail quivering, the stoneroller darted towards her and became appressed to her flank opposite the male chub.
Pronotal dorsal surface with short setae covering anterior and lower lateral areas; surface along posterior margin connecting dorsolateral angles with appressed short setae with several branches arranged in rosettes.
Cap: Circular, convex to planar, 6-8 cm across, yellowish-brown to soot-brown due to many small brown patches of appressed tufts of fibrils; dry, velvety to scurfy to the touch.
Inner lip: appressed to body whorl (a), detached (b).
-- Female genital field with two pairs of acetabular plates, and each plate similar in shape and apparently unmodified and bearing usually two or three acetabula; anterior female acetabular plates with two, long, inner setae, posterior plates with a single, long, inner seta; all four female acetabular plates closely appressed to one another with setae forming a central mass; male genital field with a single pair of acetabular plates forming a nearly circular field that is on the venter or absolutely posterior by not extending up onto the dorsum, and lacking thick setae or spines; pedipalps subcylindrical and well sclerotized; male and female walking legs similar and lacking obvious sexual dimorphism; typical species have large, moveable spines on tubercles on the first walking leg.
This genus is similar to Chondroderella in habitus and shape of tegmen, but differs by tegmen with Sc and R separated at the base and showing some short cross-veins between them (instead of lying closely appressed).
Antennae: Total length, 0.9 mm in male and 0.7 in female; scape and pedicel length, 0.2 mm; 12 binodal flagellomeres; tricircumfilar, circumfila whorls basal and distal long, regular in length and mesal circumfila appressed to flagellomere body (Fig.
Leaves with a ventral lobule (= small or large fold or sac appressed to the leaf, on the ventral side of leaf), incubous Porellales: Key 11 4.
Colony growth of test pathogens was appressed and after coming in contact, the antagonists grew and sporulated over the pathogen colony due to their prolific growth habit and mycoparasitic character.
Leaves distant to imbricate, transverse and laterally appressed to obliquely spreading, sometimes secund, asymmetrically ovatesuborbicular to ovate-oblong, 0.8-1.5x longer than wide, often fragmenting and upper part of leaf or teeth broken off, margin unbordered, dorsal margin usually recurved, [+ or -] straight and entire or with 1-2 teeth near apex, ventral margin arched and plane, ventral and apical margins with 3-20 short or long, linear to triangular to lobe-like teeth (to 10 cells long), leaf apex usually with 2-3 larger teeth; ventral and dorsal bases shortly to longly decurrent.
Frullania brasiliensis usually grows as appressed mats, on bark of trees (Stotler, 1969), logs, soil or rocks (Gradstein & Uribe-M., 2011).
Upper leaves are erect-spreading when wet, loosely appressed when dry; to 2.7 mm.