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twig

(twig),
One of the finer terminal branches of an artery; a small branch or small ramus.
[A.S.]

twig

The final branch of a structure such as a nerve or vessel.
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In behavioral experiments, blindfolded caterpillars had the choice to move to differently coloured twigs. Consistently the caterpillar rested on the twig most similar to their own colour.
"If you cut it too late, the sugar in the stems will rot the twigs down."
Although this disease has been present in Brazil since 1940, to our knowledge, no studies have been published regarding the pathogenicity of the isolates on twigs and leaves or identifying the species of the pathogen in Brazil.
Twig & Thorn is honored to be chosen to be included in swag bags delivered to their suites at the hotel by Hollywood Swag Bags.
The conclusion may be too cheerful for sophisticated readers, and Twig is wise and eloquent beyond her twelve years.
If no browsed bites were in the random plot, we followed the foraging path to the next browsed twig (even if only one bite) and this became the location of the next random feeding station (Fig.
In addition to providing an opportunity to mingle with, and shine an individual spotlight on, a full two-thirds -- or roughly 200 -- of our total 311 winners, this year's TWIG event branched out in new directions -- during both the afternoon educational and networking program and the evening bash -- to culminate in what one senior retail executive described as "an overall amazing event." Added another industry leader: "The collaboration and integration of all sectors of the retailer and supplier communities were exceptional.
* TWIG is one of the largest suppliers of spunlace byproducts with continuous supply of all common qualities and fiber blends.
Self-taught naturalist Steve Brill showed the Medicine Hunter Chris Kilham, the twig also known as betula lenta, and asked him to give it a try.
While never explicitly stated, MacLean draws a subtle and effective connection between Roxy and Twig in Nix's mind.
Designed to cover the curriculum from KS2 up to GCSE, Twig World is suitable for students of all abilities.
"I've got a twig in my hair!" she shrieked after lasting all of 10 seconds in a challenge, as MP Nadine Dorries stood there covered in cockroaches.