falcate


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fal·ci·form

(fal'si-fōrm),
Having a crescentic or sickle shape.
Synonym(s): falcate
[L. falx, sickle, + forma, form]

falcate

/fal·cate/ (fal´kāt) falciform.

falcate

(făl′kāt′) also

falcated

(-kā′tĭd)
adj.
Curved and tapering to a point; sickle-shaped.

fal·ci·form

(fal'si-fōrm)
Having a crescentic or sickle shape.
Synonym(s): falcate.
[L. falx, sickle, + forma, form]

falcate

sickle-shaped.
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Leaves falcate, ovate to oblong-ovate; apex gradually and shortly to longly acuminate.
0); ii) aedeagus with a cultrated process near apex in right side; iii) periandrium with a falcate process at apex in left side, with a hooked process in right side.
The most distinguishing characteristics of Fusarium oxysporum through the microscopic observation were the presence of falcate fusoid three to five septale macroconidia with pointed and curved ends, microconidia borne in false head on short monophialides.
Cardo reduced; stipes prominent, trapezoidal with two prominent falcate medial sensilla; galea finger-like, approximately 1/3 the length of palpomere (MP) 1; palpus length, excluding palpifer.
Pharynx thick, strong, with two falcate chitinous mandibles; not everted in any of the specimens analyzed, but observable through transparency (Fig.
Tree canopy, between 15 and 20 m high, comprises Parapiptadenia rigida (angico), Anadenanthera falcate (angico-do-cerrado), Cedrela fissilis (cedro), Patagonula Americana (guajuvira), Bastardiopsis densifora (louro-branco), Ocotea sp.
5-2 mm; the lateral ones narrowly ovate, slightly falcate, obtuse, shortly apiculate, 6-7 x 2.
6g (Day 1957) shows only a falcate spine; the paratype also has younger spines which are straight and pointed, as described for the new material.
The species has a strongly falcate forewing and the anal angle of the hindwing is pronounced, and also differs from the other members of the Preponinae in having a light metallic greenish basal patch in the discal area of the forewing above.
Anal fin noticeably more falcate than dorsal fin, with 3 simple and 5 branched rays.
The denticles are inserted into one another characterized by blade slightly falcate with a smooth anterior margin; central part very long and sharp-pointed in Giemsa-stained specimens, but slightly robust in silver-impregnated specimens reaching y + 1 axis; ray long and slender anteriorly directed but do not pass y + 1 axis, slightly curved tapering gradually along its length provided by a relatively long apophysis (Figure 1).