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copula

 [kop´u-lah]
any connecting part or structure.

cop·u·la

(kop'yū-lă),
1. In anatomy, a narrow part connecting two structures, for example, the body of the hyoid bone.
2. A swelling formed during the early development of the tongue by the medial portions of the second pharyngeal arches; it is overgrown by the hypopharyngeal eminence and is not present in the adult tongue.
3. Obsolete term for zygote.
[L. a bond, tie]

copula

/cop·u·la/ (kop´u-lah)
1. any connecting part or structure.
2. a median ventral elevation on the embryonic tongue formed by union of the second pharyngeal arches and playing a role in tongue development.

copula

[kop′ū·lə]
Etymology: L
1 any connecting part or structure.
2 a median ventral elevation on the embryonic tongue, formed by union of the second pharyngeal arches, that represents the future root of the tongue. Also called copula linguae.

cop·u·la

(kop'yū-lă)
1. anatomy a narrow part connecting two structures (e.g., the body of the hyoid bone).
2. A swelling that is formed during the early development of the tongue by the medial portion of the second pharyngeal arch; it is overgrown by the hypobranchial eminence and is not present in the adult tongue.
[L. a bond, tie]

cop·u·la

(kop'yū-lă)
1. In anatomy, narrow part connecting two structures.
2. Swelling formed during early development of the tongue by medial portions of second pharyngeal arches.
[L. a bond, tie]

copula

any connecting part or structure.
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Nos referimos a hecho de que el contraste semantico determinado en la alternancia copular no se limita a los patrones combinatorios referentes al complemento (SA, SP), sino que tambien toca a adjuntos cruciales en la deteccion de distintas propiedades aspectuales, como se ilustra en (4).
It starts quite typically, as noted earlier for the Hebrew fables, describing a background setting with a stative copular verb in past tense in clauses #1 and #3, interspersed with present-tense verbless, atemporal copular propositions in clauses #2 and #4.
En el noctuido Spodoptera litura, el 52 % de las hembras sordas acepto al macho y, aunque las intactas prefirieron copular con machos que producian ultrasonido, el 41 % de los casos acepto a machos mudos para aparearse (Nakano et al.
Por ejemplo, Domjan, Blesbois y Williams (1998) hallaron en codornices que un estimulo apareado con la oportunidad de copular con una hembra no solo aumento el tiempo que los sujetos estaban cerca del estimulo sino que tambien incremento el volumen de semen y espermatozoides respecto de controles no apareados.
Mulheres brancas eram para casar, mulheres negras para copular e trabalhar.
is/is not and does/does not), future modal "will" (He will run), the regular past tense "-ed" (She painted the chairs), infinitival "to" (He likes to run), copular and auxiliary "be" (He is big.
El comportamiento reproductivo de un toro depende de su capacidad de copular y de fecundar.
Several of the local beaches are very copular in the summer.
There has earlier been a visual hint of that vertical line in the image of a drowned fisherman washed from Cathedral Rock: 'white belly to wetsuit black, swung copular / under the winching chopper's bubble' (p.
Se ha sugerido que la misma tendria el proposito entre las mujeres ancestrales de retener a un hombre en casa para que no siga el patron de los demas machos mamiferos que parten en busqueda de una segunda hembra al terminar de copular con la primera.
Both construction types, copular and postural seem to be used equally and preferences are not clear at this stage.
Los parasitoides adultos, machos y hembras, a los pocos minutos de emerger ya estaban capacitados para copular y se les alimento con miel de abeja sin diluir.