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A homeopathic remedy formulated from the cuttlefish, a soft mollusk native to the Mediterranean Sea; it is used primarily for female disorders, such as premenstrual syndrome, physical and emotional changes during pregnancy, prolapsed uterus and pain with sexual intercourse. Sepia is also used for abdominal bloating, violent coughing, fatty food-related indigestion, genital herpes, hair loss, headaches, itching, increased sweating, “liver spots” on skin, low back pain, motion sickness, sinusitis, varicose veins and vertigo.


Computer software in the UK used to maintain data about care performance.
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Cuttlefish have very high growth and FC rates, and require plenty of food to support their metabolism (Grigoriou & Richardson 2004).
Whole cleaned pharaoh cuttlefish -- (Sepia pharaonis)
We were still working on the cuttlefish at midnight the night before the event!" The event was organised by Bridgend Town Council as the culmination of an Arts Council of Wales-funded project at Carnegie House, which included free and accessible workshops for the whole community.
Maximum likelihood and Bayesian methods were used to build phylogenetic trees based on protein coding mtDNA genes of 37 cuttlefish species.
Muscat: As cuttlefish fishing seasons begins, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has warned fishermen against using equipment that could harm the sea creatures.
In cuttlefish, prey such as mysid shrimp act as a trigger for the emergence of the tentacular strike behavior (Wells, 1958,1962; Messenger, 1968, 1977).
Cuttlefish are not actually fish, but belong to the class Cephalopoda, the same class as octopuses and squids.
"I was given the opportunity to create the banners and really enjoyed it but when Cuttlefish told me they were going to put them up, replacing the ones they had with mine I couldn't believe it," said the 19-year-old Loughborough College IT student.
Blue Planet II examines the love lives of cuttlefish
Cuttlefish prove that brains can beat brawn when it comes to fighting for a partner.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Engineers invented stretchable surfaces with programmable 3-D texture morphing, a synthetic 'camouflaging skin' inspired by studying and modeling the real thing in octopus and cuttlefish.