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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]

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]
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However, all specimens from a single population of the clarki ecotype contained only Penicillus capitatus rbcL sequences, despite the presence of numerous other algal species present in the habitat, which may show local adaptation in feeding for this population (Middlebrooks et al., 2014).
Penicillus is not only a potential competitor but, through its production of carbonates, has the ability to locally change the character of the sediment (Kowalski et al., 2007).
Practicamente tres anos despues del paso del huracan, se visito nuevamente el area afectada, en la que se encontro una extensa area, aproximadamente un 60%, cubierta por algas, fundamentalmente rizofiticas de los generos Caulerpa, Halimeda y Penicillus y flotantes del genero Laurencia, principalmente (Fig.
Thus, the larger the change in algal concentration was appeared the faster the incipient reduction, in filtration rate, as previously reported for Mytilus edulis [6,39], for the ascidian Ciona intestinalis [40], and for the suspension-feeding polychaete Sabella penicillus [41].
Los generos mas representados en estos casos fueron Halimeda, Caulerpa, Penicillus, Udotea, Laurencia y Polysiphonia.
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.
Et, pour Toussaint qui se delecte a manipuler les mots, ce n'est certainement pas un hasard si son personnage voulait intituler son travail "Le Pinceau", dont l'etymologie (penicillus, penis) revele le penchant du personnage pour le sexe !
(Ficino called matter a womb.(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.(119)