nictitans

nictitans

pertaining to the nictitating membrane.
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Ruhren (2003) also observed no effects of ants on the specialist seed predator, Sennius cruentatus Horn (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), on Chamaecrista nictitans (L.
Briefly, the rounded, notched end of the strip was inserted over the central lower eyelid when the nictitans was fully retracted, putting the strip in direct contact with the central cornea.
Excision of nictitans should only occur, if damage to this structure is severe or if affected by neoplasm (Plummer, 2005).
This landscape configuration may increase the chances of hybridization, in part because of the risks associated with long distance dispersal that may be required to find conspecifics (see the case of Cercopithecus cephus and Cercopithecus nictitans in the Lope Reserve, Gabon; Detwiler et al.
However, the excision of the entire nictitans should not be taken lightly because significant undesirable sequelae such as ocular drying and chronic keratitis frequently result (LAVACH & SNYDER, 1984; LIAPIS & GENOVESE, 2004).
Nonetheless, 12 Cercopithecus mona, 2 Cercopithecus sclateri, 8 Cercopithecus nictitans, and 5 pangolins were alive at the examination time.
Eight species on the list of Indiana Endangered, Threatened, Rare, and Watch List species were noted: Wood's Stiff Sedge (Carex woodii Dewey [State Watch List]); Wild Sensitive Plant (Chamaecrista nictitans (L.
In Case 1 the choristoma on the left side was characterized by hair growth in the cornea conjunctiva while the choristoma on the right side was only located in the nictitans.
Albizia guachapele, Bauhinia variegata, Chamaecrista nictitans (L.