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thecate

(thē′kāt′)
adj.
Having a theca; encased or sheathed.
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It should be mentioned that thecate degeneration is a known phenomenon, attributed to parthenogenetic reproduction.
supposes that africanus is a thecate form of occidentalis, although africanus has not been recorded from South America and possibly also not outside Africa.
0 0 40 20 Dictyocha speculum 0 0 0 0 Dinophyceae 2039 5038 8677 8937 Ceratium extensum 0 0 0 0 Ceratium furca 40 40 0 40 Ceratium fusus 40 40 80 20 Ceratium tripos 0 0 0 0 Athecate dinoflagellates 100 280 200 380 (> 15 [micro]m) Athecate dinoflagellates 1839 4598 8277 8277 (< 15 [micro]m) Thecate dinoflagellates 0 0 0 20 Dinophysis sp.
This terminal zone can be characterized as meristem-like because it produces new gill elements during the whole life of these animals, similar to the formation of new leaves from a shoot apical meristem in higher plants, or the development of new polyps from a terminal cell complex in the elongating stems or stolons of thecate hydrozoans (Berking et al.
North-west European thecate hydroids and their medusae (Cnidaria, Leptolida, Leptothecatae).
Thecate flagellates (Dinoflagellata) of the seas and freshwater reservoirs of the USSR.