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gape

(gāp, găp)
intr.v. gaped, gaping, gapes
To open the mouth wide.
n.
gapes(used with a sing. verb) A disease of birds, especially young domesticated chickens and turkeys, caused by gapeworms and resulting in obstructed breathing.
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The gape worm has a characteristic red colour and is thus also called the red tracheal worm.Once settled in the airways, the worms feed on mucous and blood and lay eggs that are coughed up and swallowed by the bird.
Yes, Fred S Jackson, John Jones, Trooper Gape and others were really Ivor Thomas Gape, who seemingly left Morriston to seek his fortune at the turn of the century.
For example, from maximum gape to complete jaw closure in the control tadpole, the lower labial tooth rows maintained contact with the algal covered surface (Fig.
This may have resulted from difficulty in detection of small individuals, rather than from gape limitation.
O supile fa gape ba kgontshitswe go dira sentle ke go tlotlana ba bo ba tlotla le barutabana.
05/07 name of work : supply of tree guards for plantation (gape filling) in different roads & streets in ward no.
I was surprised how well it actually works - it didn't gape at all and was really comfortable.
Gape as you realize Browne considers this behavior appropriate to exhibit in front of a camera crew!
When local audiences go to see King's stable of thoroughbred dancers in his own company, LINES Contemporary Ballet, with their gorgeously attenuated limbs and hands hanging rapturously from the wrist, they are going as much to gape at the sublime bodies as to meet King's splintered choreography.
A re gape o di tshwara mo nokeng ya Limpopo kwa Oliphant Drift le Ramotlabaki.