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1. A line encircling a globular body at right angles to its equator and touching both poles, or the half of such a circle extending from pole to pole. Synonym(s): meridianus [TA]
2. In acupuncture, the lines connecting different anatomic sites.
[L. meridianus, pertaining to midday, on the south side, southern]
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Lovenula excellens Kiefer, 1929 Lovenula falcifera (Loven, 1845) Macrocyclops albidus (Jurine, 1820) Metadiaptomus meridianus (van Douwe, 1912) Metadiaptomus transvaalensis Methuen, 1919 Microcyclops sp.
Perhaps even more appositely engaging for readers of Lowry, Reinhard Kuhn's study of the daemon meridianus in Western literature makes substantial reference to Conrad Aiken's poem "Psychomachia."
Allactaga balikunica O Allactaga bullata O Allactaga sibirica O Allocricetulus curtatus C Cardiocranius paradoxus G Cricetulus migratorius O Cricetulus obscurus O Dipus sagitta G/F Eolagurus przewalskii F Euchoreutes naso C Meriones meridianus G/F Meriones unguiculatus G/F Mus musculus O Phodopus roborovskii G Pygeretmus pumilio F Salpingotus crassicauda G Salpingotus kozlovi C Stylodipus andrewsii G/F
RJ (BRA) meridianus Maracay (VEN) Dendropsophus microcephalus Hyla Sao Paulo, SP (BRA) Dendropsophus minutus bilineata (c) Hyla Rio de Janeiro, Hypsiboas albomarginata RJ (BRA) albomarginatus Hyla faber (BRA) Hypsiboas faber Diamante do Norte, Scinax fuscovarius (b) PR (BRA) Hyla strigilata Lauro Muller, Scinax gr.
To understand the effects of altitude on the size of auditory bullae in the midday gerbil (Meriones meridianus Pallas,1773), 339 adults were collected from areas in Inner Mongolia and northwest China, from -103 m to 3205 m above sea level, and relevant body and skull measurements were taken.
norvegicus rats and 8 Meriones meridianus gerbils were found to be positive.
Dico igitur frons Indie meridianus pellitur ad tropicum Capricorni propter regionem Pathalis" (Pierre d'Ailly, Ymago Mundi, Louvain, 1483, cap.xi, xv).