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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The selenizone indicates the position of the exhalant current from the mantle cavity and in Asgardaspira this current was located at the sinus-bearing dorsal angulation, far from the location of the ridge and groove complex.
It is suggested that the most accurate measures of CR, CE, and particle selection efficiency will be obtained using flow-through chambers, direct sampling of inhalant and exhalant water, and natural assemblages of particles and cells.
To put this into context, the exhalant phases of the briefest escape jets that we recorded were about 0.2 s, and thus included about 50 sonomicrometry data points (i.e., 250 Hz sampling rate X 0.2 s).
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).
MacDonald, "The effects of velocity and seston concentration on the exhalant siphon area, valve gape and filtration rate of the mussel Mytilus edulis" Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, vol.
Un informateur m explique de plus que cette precaution est prise pour ne pas deranger les pratiquants avec de fortes odeurs s exhalant des cuisines.
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.
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.