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glans pe·'nis

[TA]
the conic expansion of the corpus spongiosum that forms the head of the penis.
Synonym(s): balanus

balanus

An obsolete term for either
(1) Glans penis, or  
(2) Glans clitoridis.

balanus

(băl′ă-nŭs) [Gr. balanos, glans]
The glans penis or glans clitoridis.
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The change of appearance of the gland cells during their development was also documented for Lepas anatifera, Balanus nubilis, B.
Effects of crowding on fecundity in barnacles: Semibalanus balanoides, Balanus balanoides, Balanus glandula, and Chthamalus dali.
All of the simulations used biological parameters taken directly from field measurements of the intertidal barnacle, Balanus glandula, and physical parameters typical of conditions off the central California coast during the spring and summer upwelling months as identified by AVHRR satellite imagery of sea-surface temperature and HF-radar-derived current vectors of surface flow.
Classic studies on barnacles showing a dominant species directly interfering by smothering, undercutting, and crushing the subordinate, for example Balanus balanoides and Chthamalus montagui (Connell 1961), motivate this simplification.
Following the reduction in cover of Balanus in September 1991, bare rock increased from [less than]5% to 25-45% in all treatments, where it remained until the end of the experiment.
Cyprids of the barnacle Balanus improvisus do not settle when water velocities are higher than those in which juveniles can feed effectively, and this may contribute to spatial patterns in adult abundance (Larsson and Jonsson.
Barnacle nauplii and cyprids were common (most likely Balanus balanus at this depth) during spring and summer.
The "mine fujit subo," Balanus rostratus, and the giant barnacle or "picoroco" Austromegabalanus psittacus are traditionally consumed in the local Japanese and Chilean markets, respectively (Lopez et al.
Boring sponge Botryllus schlosseri Golden star tunicate Balanus eburneus Ivory barnacle Halichondria bowerbanki Yellow sponge Hydroides dianthus Hard tube worm Geukensia demissa Ribbed mussel Crepidula fornicata Slipper shell Molgula manhattensis Sea grape Gammarid amphipods Scuds Probopyrus pandalicola Parasitic isopod Sabellaria vulgaris Sand-builder worm Enteromorpha sp.
3) The barnacle Balanus amphitrite Darwin, 1854, occurs circumtropically and is commonly found on a wide variety of hard surfaces (DeFelice et al.
The most common assay for biofouling is inhibition of the settlement and metamorphosis of the barnacle Balanus amphitrite (Rittschof et al.