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ephyra

the free-swimming larva of a COELENTERATE jellyfish that results from STROBILATION of a scyphistoma larva (see SCYPHOZOAN).
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To simulate injury--like that caused by a predator in the wild--the team performed amputations on anesthetized ephyra, producing animals with two, three, four, five, six, or seven arms, rather than the usual eight.
Each bud detaches as a small jellyfish called an ephyra. 5.
The muscle arrangement for Aurelia ephyra and adults has been verified using phalloidin staining (Zimmerman and Satterlie, unpubl.).
[As we say], like King Sisyphus [of Ephyra, the ancient capital of Greece]."
The organisation's trends throughout history reveal a number of parallels to the tragic ancient Greek myth of Sisyphus, the king of Ephyra (modern-day Corinth).
Rivers around Ephyra and Necromanteion in Epirus were used by Homer (Odyssey X.513) as a model for the underworld, so dismal was this swampy area in antiquity (Olalla 2002).
Morgan Szymanski, a Mexican, will give a guitar recital featuring work by Simone Ionnareli, Manuel Ponce, Tarrega, Albeniz and a brand new piece from Alec Roth; and a rather nice-sounding Midsummer Night Recital by the piano/sax Ephyra Duo of Adam Caird and Charlotte Bradburn will mix jazz with Piazzolla, Schubert and Chopin.
Next, it becomes a new larval form, the ephyra, the first indication that it will form a large swarm, and it is often found in large quantities in samples of plankton (center right).
These included platyhelminthes, brachiopods, two cyclopoid copepods, nematodes, and a single ephyra of Aurelia spp.
The framework is based on the Ephyra system, which was designed for answering TREC questions.
Effect of graviceptor excision on Atirelia ephyra swimming/pulsing behavior at lg and during parabolic flight.
Potential bell area, which represents the theoretical maximum bell area of an ephyra with inter-lappet gaps completely filled in with tissue, was calculated assuming a circle of diameter D.