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spic·u·lar

(spik'yū-lăr),
Relating to or having spicules.

spic·u·lar

(spik'yū-lăr)
Relating to or having spicules.

spicular

(spĭk′ū-lar) [L. spiculum, a dart]
Pert. to or resembling a spicule; dartlike.
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Rhabdochona catostomi can be distinguished from new species by their male and female body length( 8.9-14.3 mm, 15.3-16.7 mm) respectively, esophagus ratio (males=1:10.72-12.90, females= 1:13.25-14.82), shorter spicular ratio 1:3.61-3.64, eggs morphology (filamentous) and by vulva position It, however, resembles R.
The formation of spicular material suggests processes that are being observed near the critical point of a dense form of hydrogen [92] in the chromosphere.
The spicular and cytological characters of both species strongly resemble those found in well-defined families of non-calcified demosponges.
The study of specific characteristics such as the presence of spicular tube, spicular sheath spinose (spines very small, densely arranged), nonprotusive vulva; along with morphometric characters (e.g., length of the body, spicule, cloacal tube, esophagus and egg) allows the separation of this species within this genus.
Furthermore, the new and the above mentioned species differ in their spicular ratio number and distribution of caudal papillae.
(1) Mammography of SAN generally demonstrates a mass in the subareolar region with dense and irregular outline, spicular formation and foci of microcalcifications.
The species under study is very different from these nematodes in that its deirids (of males) are very close to the posterior extremity of muscular esophagus; the female tail tip is blunt, those of male pointed; spicular ratio in the male is rather high (1: 8.0-8.60); there are 12 pairs (7+5) of caudal papillae: R.
Characteristically, there are rhomboid, rod-shaped, or spicular crystals with a regular lattice pattern and sparse electrondense secretory granules (Figure 1).
can be distinguished from these reported Pakistani species and those described from other parts of the world by the metrical arrangement, number of caudal papillae and spicular ratios.
The new nematode parasite is also characterized by possessing square-shaped eggs with cuticular floats on four sides of its surface, 0.012-0.018 by 0.005-0.02 mm in size; a thick, muscular, backwardly directed vagina; 10 teeth in the prostome; two very unequal and dissimilar spicules with spicular ratio 1:2.48-2.55 and 11 pairs of caudal papillae (6 preanal, 5 postanal) at the caudal end of male specimens.