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lacus

 [la´kus] (L.)
lacus lacrima´lis lacrimal lake.

lake

(lāk), [TA]
1. A small collection of fluid. Synonym(s): lacus [TA]
2. To cause blood plasma to become red as a result of the release of hemoglobin from the erythrocytes, such as when the latter are suspended in water.

See also: lacuna.
[A.S. lacu, fr. L. lacus, lake]

lake

(lāk)
1. [TA] A small collection of fluid.
Synonym(s): lacus.
2. To cause blood plasma to turn red as a result of the release of hemoglobin from erythrocytes.
See also: lacuna
[A.S. lacu, fr. L. lacus, lake]

lacus

Any small lake or collection of fluid.
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2) pasarian, obviamente no de forma simultanea, mediante unos canales ceramicos (17) al gran lacus o deposito (18), instalado en una sala ubicada al N de la Hab.
Allende esta divisoria, ya en la cuenca del Guadalete, se situan los asentamientos de Carissa Aurelia y Sierra Gamaza (Saudo); en similar posicion aunque en otra cuenca, como se ha dicho, hallamos Callet, conformando estos tres ultimos nucleos citados una tercera casuistica posicional en relacion con el lacus Ligustinus.
From June 2005 to July 2009, the Ontario Lacus shoreline has receded by about 6 miles,to Icarus and the Journal of Geophysical Research.
[E.sub.1][F.sup.2] is about 200~300m thick with dark grey, grey-dark mudstones, lime-mudstones, the lake water deepened apparently, and the lacus of Gaoyou widened.
Aristotle wrote of its salinity in his Meteorology in 350 BC: "There is a lake in Palestine, such that if you bind a man or beast and throw it in, it floats and does not sink." Bitumen was gathered from the sea's surface in antiquity (the Romans referred to it as Lacus Asphaltitus), and today potash is extracted through evaporation and used as fertiliser.
BLASTOIDEA Elaecrinus verneulianus (Troost) Heteroschisma pyramidatus (Shumard) CRINOIDEA Dolatocrinus lacus Lyon Dolatocrinus liratus (Hall) Dolatocrinus major Wachsmuth and Springer Megistocrinus depressus (Hall) Megistocrinus rugosus Lyon and Casseday Megistocrinus spinosulus Lyon TABLE 2 Species diagnoses table for Goniocrinus.
cit., 72, II, 3: "Stat, quae perspicuas nitidi Melioris opacet / arbor aquas complexa lacus".
Evaluation of N-values for the two borings indicated that three distinct silty clay layers can be discerned: lacus trine from 23.5-50 feet, stiff glacial till from 50-80 feet and a hard glacial till from about 80-120 feet.
Hoffer (Ed.), The 22nd Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States (LACUS) forum, 1995 (pp.
In contrast to the soprano and bass soloists, both of whom bring some wonderful moments to the fore, Frank Kelley's suitably bawdy tenor in Olim lacus colueram perfectly conjures a disturbing vision of the dying swan.
1.16 per vos [the Muses], auctores huius mihi carminis, oro, Castaliamque umbram Pieriosque lacus; Ov.
the Roman army under the command of the Consul Caius Flaminius was devastatingly defeated by Hannibal in the famous battle at the Lacus Trasumenum.