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hemolymph

 [he´mo-limf]
1. blood and lymph.
2. the bloodlike fluid of invertebrates having open blood-vascular systems.

he·mo·lymph

(hē'mō-limf),
1. The blood and lymph, in the sense of a "circulating tissue."
2. The nutrient fluid of certain invertebrates.
[hemo- + L. lympha, clear water]

hemolymph

(hē′mə-lĭmf′)
n.
The circulatory fluid of arthropods and some mollusks, analogous to blood and lymph in vertebrates.

he′mo·lym·phat′ic (-lĭm-făt′ĭk) adj.

he·mo·lymph

(hē'mō-limf)
1. Blood and lymph, considered together.
2. The nutrient fluid of certain invertebrates.
Synonym(s): haemolymph.
[hemo- + L. lympha, clear water]
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According to the growth performance, hemolymph samples from groups P1, P4, and P6 were chosen to detect metabolites by GC/MS because these three groups represented for deficiency of, near-optimal, and excessive dietary phenylalanine supplementary.
Hemolymph was withdrawn from the adductor muscle of oysters (n = 15 from each group) with a 1 mL syringe coupled to a 21-gauge needle and held on ice until use.
Lipids analysis in hemolymph of African giant Achatina fulica (Bowdich, 1822) exposed to different photoperiods.
tested [+ or -] SE Mother tick carcasses 5 100 Egg pool * 15 100 Larvae pool ([dagger]) 25 80.0 [+ or -] 1.7 Engorged larvae pool ([double dagger]) 25 100 Nymph pool ([section]) 25 92.0 [+ or -] 1.4 Engorged nymph 25 100 Male adult 25 36.0 [+ or -] 5.4 Female adult 25 44.0 [+ or -] 2.9 Female hemolymph pool ([paragraph]) 3 66.7 [+ or -] 9.4 Female saliva pool# 4 75.0 [+ or -] 14.4 Male hemolymph pool ([paragraph]) 3 33.3 [+ or -] 9.4 Control group Source No.
The mean recoveries of rotenone in the hemolymph, midgut, ventral nerve cord, brain, and excreta were within the ranges of 80.15 to 110.46%, 87.66 to 113.09%, 86.97 to 111.67%, 84.30 to 92.35%, and 77.76 to 104.31%, respectively; the relative standard deviations of hemolymph, midgut, ventral nerve cord, brain, and excreta were within 3.43 to 7.21%, 3.00 to 12.79%, 4.01 to 11.40%, 5.35 to 9.55%, and 2.02 to 12.56%, respectively.
Botrylloides leachii hemolymph was collected as described elsewhere (Cima, 2010).
[19] managed to find the hemolymph of female crabs Liagore rubromaculata which possibly contain the antibiotic potential against Proteus vulgaris and Enterobacter faecalis, provided that a maximum zone of inhibition is achieved.
PO plays a key role in multiple physiological processes including wound healing [44], hemolymph clotting [45], and innate immune response especially in defensive encapsulation and melanization of foreign organisms [11, 46].
The tissues (cuticle, fat body, hemolymph, Malpighian tubule, midgut, and silk gland) of the fifth instar silkworm were collected from both control and BbHN6-infected groups from 8 hours after inoculation (hpi) to 54 hpi at intervals of four hours.
The purpose of the present study was to further elucidate the subcellular features of the gill epithelium of Daphnia magna and to relate them with their function in ionic uptake from the external medium and transport of macromolecules from the hemolymph to the cuticle.
Once inside a victim, the fungus feasts on the doomed creature's bloodlike hemolymph, nimbly evading prey defenses with tricks, some unknown to science.