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bur·row

(ber'ō),
1. A subcutaneous tunnel or tract made by a parasite (for example, scabies mite).
2. A sinus or fistula.
3. (Rare) To undermine or create a tunnel or tract through or beneath various tissue planes.

burrow

(bur'ro)
A tunnel made in or under the skin (e.g., by an insect or a parasite).
See: cutaneous larva migrans; scabies
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pugettensis burrowed in gelatin and fit the criteria for analysis of videos.In all materials tested, L.
(overall mean, 1.2-1.4 mm/min; with the exception of 5-mm clams, which burrowed faster), the use of predator exclusion devices may be required for the short period of time that clams need to achieve initial burial depth.