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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Using a rubber sleeve to capture all of the exhalent flow, he found that as the concentration of /.
Mantle: The mantle lobes (Figure 6a) are usually free, except posteriorly where they are joined by their inner folds separating the inhalant from the exhalent aperture.
KEY WORDS: exhalent siphon area, Mytilus edulis, clearance rate, feeding activity, individual variability
A fifth length of PE tubing (1.19 mm I.D.) was inserted through the shell posterior to the exhalent area of each branchial chamber to monitor water salinity.
The effects of current speed on exhalent siphon area and shell gape in blue mussels under constant seston regimes.
X 101 mm long; AEI North America) was attached to a 150 W halogen fiberoptic light source and inserted through the exhalent aperture into the suprabranchial chamber.
In the follow-up experiment to determine the possible source of this uncontrolled fertilization, it was found that a proportion of the eggs (varying between 30% and 95%) collected directly from the openings of exhalent siphons had already been fertilized.
Membranipora membranacea zooids spawn spermatozeugmata through the two distomedial tentacles tail ends first into the exhalent feeding current of the colony.
Movements of the cephalic and epipodial tentacles, rotations of the shell, and the exhalent water current all produced fluctuations in oxygen concentrations at fixed points within the DBL.
1995), and probably detect clams by following plumes from exhalent siphons, and/or coming in contact with siphons or siphon holes while probing sediment with appendages (Dare & Edwards 1981).