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penicillus

 [pen″ĭ-sil´us] (L.)
any of the brushlike groups of arterial branches in the lobules of the spleen.

pen·i·cil·lus

, pl.

pe·ni·cil·li

(pen'i-sil'ŭs, -sil'ī), [TA]
1. One of the tufts formed by the repeated subdivision of the minute arterial twigs in the spleen.
2. In fungi, one of the branched conidiophores bearing chains of conidia in Penicillium species.
[L. paint brush]

penicillus

/pen·i·cil·lus/ (pen″ĭ-sil´us) pl. penicil´li   [L.] a brushlike structure, particularly any of the brushlike groups of arterial branches in the lobules of the spleen.

pen·i·cil·lus

, pl. penicilli (pen'i-sil'ŭs, -ī) [TA]
1. One of the tufts formed by the repeated subdivision of the minute arterial twigs in the spleen.
2. In fungi, one of the branched conidiophores bearing chains of conidia in Penicillium species.
[L. paint brush]

penicillus

pl. penicilli [L.] any of the brushlike groups of arterial branches in the lobules of the spleen.
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penicillus depth usually >3 in snout length; trunk rings modally 16; scutella not keeled in subadults to adults 2b.
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Some organisms, such as many algae of the genera Caulerpa, Dasycladus, Halimeda and Penicillus withstand or are especially adapted to environments with high rates of sedimentation.
Rhizophytes such as Avrainvillea, Halimeda, Penicillus, Rhipocephalus, Udotea, Cladocephalus, and Caulerpa (Chlorophyta, Bryopsidales) are among the predominant contributors to macroalgal cover and primary productivity within the vast seagrass flats throughout the tropical western Atlantic.
118)) Lest all of this sounds more like an erotic fantasy of a randy Aretino than real scholarship, let me point out that Cicero's etymology of penicillus, the Latin root for pennello according to the Accademia della Crusca, was exactly the same as Aretino's.
There is also significant abundance of some macroalgae species, mainly of the genera Dictyota, Penicillus and Ceramium (Alcolado 1976).
1H) heavily sclerotized, symmetrical, apices bidentate with a smaller subapical tooth; with 2 dorsolateral mandibular setae; prostheca acuminate, spinelike, with a broad base; mola with numerous setae medially and penicillus posteriorly (The scanning electron micrographs in Lawrence (1991: 464, figs.
The siphonaceous green alga Penicillus capitatus Lamarck is a common macroalga of the Carribean and Gulf of Mexico (Littler & Littler 2000).
at all, but rather eats other genera, such as Batophora, Bryopsis, Halimeda, and Penicillus.
Por ejemplo, la mayoria de las algas verdes de los planos arenosos o de la laguna son sifonaceas psamofilicas, las cuales presentan una base estolonifera como Caulerpa o una masa rizoidal empotrada en la arena como Udotea, Penicillus, Halimeda spp.
Sorensen (1970) reported the extirpation of Penicillus capitatus from the LLM following an extended period of low salinity.