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gapes

see syngamustrachea.
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The same pattern with temporary reductions in mussel valve gapes during tidal slack appears from the field-study days #7, #8, and partly field-study day #9, carried out on the deeper part of the mussel bed (Fig.
1], the 4 mussels on the bottom reduced their valve gapes, whereas the 2 mussels on the stone higher up in the concentration boundary layer remained fully open.
Gapes said they will meet with senior officials and members of China's parliament, the National People's Congress, and people from nongovernmental organizations and social groups to listen to their views on similar issues.
On Hong Kong's political development, Gapes said the committee is not in the position to tell Hong Kong people about who should be the chief executive or how many candidates should there be in an election, but he said most people in Britain believe in democracy and the committee ''would be in favor of universal suffrage for everybody everywhere as soon as possible.
These youngsters' gapes paled beside those of untreated nestmates.
7 PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON B, they propose that the gape redness of a begging nestling indicates whether the young bird is battling infection.
Mr Gapes, MP for Ilford South, Essex, said: "This is so difficult for me.