phoresis


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pho·re·sis

(fō-rē'sis), Do not confuse this word with pheresis.
1. Synonym(s): electrophoresis
2. A biologic association in which one organism is transported by another, as in the attachment of the eggs of Dermatobia hominis, a human and cattle botfly, to the legs of a mosquito, which transports them to the human, cattle, or other host in which the botfly larvae can develop. Synonym(s): epizoic commensalism, phoresy
[G. phorēsis, a being borne]

pho·re·sis

(fŏr-ē'sis)
1. Synonym(s): electrophoresis.
2. A biologic association in which one organism is transported by another.
[G. phorēsis, a being borne]

pho·re·sis

(fŏr-ē'sis)
1. Synonym(s): electrophoresis.
2. A biologic association in which one organism is transported by another.
[G. phorēsis, a being borne]
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Total quantity or scope: Supply of reagents and holding apparatus Laboratory enzyme immunoassays, Diagnostics Acquired Immune Disorders and Hydrasys Phoresis camera.
In light of the various definitions given above, active phoresis is an example of commensalism where the pseudoscorpion benefits from being dispersed, and the fly is neither harmed nor benefited.
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Topics in this portion include leg amputation and regeneration, ballooning, bleeding, camouflage, webs, sperm and sperm webs, courtship behavior, egg sacs, enemies, fecal remains, exuviae, ant mimicry, wound healing, molting, cannibalism, parasitism, phoresis and predation by spiders on a wide range of other organisms (including beetles, flies, bark lice, ants, planthoppers, termites, other spiders, caddis flies, parasitic wasps, scale insects, spring tails, roaches, aphids, mites, a web spinner, weevils, bristle tails, insect larvae, myriapods and pseudoscorpions).
The use of polyacrylamide gel electro- phoresis in differentiating type 3 hyperlipoproteinemia.
Mutation analyses of KRAS exon 1 comparing three different techniques: temporal temperature gradient electro phoresis, constant denaturant capillary electrophoresis and allele specific polymerase chain reaction.