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phylum

 [fi´lum] (pl. phy´la) (L., Gr.)
a primary division of the plant or animal kingdom, including organisms that are assumed to have a common ancestry.

phyla

(fī′lə)
n.
Plural of phylum.

phyla

Plural of phylum.

phylum

(fī′lŭm) plural.phyla [Gr. phylon, tribe]
In taxonomy, one of the primary divisions of a kingdom, one division higher than a class.
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Growth rates differ among bacterial phyla, with some being described as fast growing and others as slow growing (Bernard et al.
Accordingly, Firmicutes and Bacteroidetes together represented 95% of the gut microbiota in this patient and were kept as the major phyla despite diet modifications.
Red wine polyphenol significantly increases the abundance of Proteobacteria, Fusobacteria, Firmicutes and Bacteroidetes, whereas gin consumption significantly decreases these same bacterial phyla (table 1).
Interactions between these 2 phyla have also been studied (16).
In cancer samples, the abundance of the phyla Firmicutes (especially Streptococcus) and Actinobacteria (especially Rothia) were significantly decreased relative to contralateral normal samples.
The Phylum Proteobacteria was the dominant phylum (27%) in the rhizosphere library of Fareed-06 whereas in the rhizosphere library of Chakwal-50 the proteobacteria was the second dominant phyla comprised of 23% of clones respectively.
The other characters joining the "Guardians of the Galaxy" in the comic books include the Phyla Vell, the daughter of the genetically engineered woman and Adam Warlock, who is also a result of a scientific experiment who was born in a cocoon.
Instead, the body plans of the animals characterizing the separate phyla maintain their distinctive morphological and organizational features and thus their isolation from one another, over time.
There are many brilliant, high quality color figures including photographs of representative examples of most phyla as well as informative color graphs and diagrams.
However, for all three phyla the results of the three studies were quite different, the main measure of heterogeneity, [I.