exhalant


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exhalant

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exhalent

(ĕks-hā′lənt, ĕk-sā′-)
adj.
Functioning in exhalation.
n.
An organ, such as a clam's siphon, used for exhalation.
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To put this into context, the exhalant phases of the briefest escape jets that we recorded were about 0.
For bigger mussels, bitterling embryos are more likely to be deposited nearer the exhalant siphon in the gill cavity and may face a greater risk of ejection (Kitamura 2006a).
Preliminary data strongly suggests that ADHD children have higher rates of oxidative breakdown of omega-3 fatty acids than controls as measured by exhalant ethane levels.
Based of the ecological study of various modern brachiopods, it is now commonly accepted that brachiopods have a separated inhalant and exhalant feeding mechanism (Chuang 1956; LaBarbera 1984).
Les vetements sentant trop mauvais ou exhalant une forte odeur de vomi ou d'urine sont rejetes sans hesitation.
En ce debut de vingt et unieme siecle, plusieurs autochtones souhaitent tirer un trait definitif sur la Loi sur les Indiens ; la plupart des chefs veulent aussi en finir avec les tentatives du gouvernement federal de toiletter cette vieille loi exhalant l'evolutionnisme victorien.
This orientation, parallel to flow, might reduce the chance of mussels becoming dislodged and also in aiding filtering by having the inhalant siphon most upstream and exhalant most downstream (Di Maio and Corkum 1997).
A feature that differed between the two species is the length of the papillae field [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1a OMITTED] above or dorsal to the exhalant siphon.
Each zooid possesses its own inhalant (oral) siphon and all zooids in a system share a common exhalant (atrial) siphon.
The glochidia leave the gills through the suprabranchial cavity and exhalant siphon and become attached to the fins and other surfaces of fish.
On lui doit egalement [beaucoup moins que] Les Conquerants au parc rouge [beaucoup plus grand que], chronique sur l'emigration exhalant l'amertume du deracinement.