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1. perpendicular to the plane of the horizon.
2. relating to the vertex.
3. spreading from one generation to another; see vertical transmission.
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(ver'ti-kăl), [TA]
1. Relating to the vertex, or crown of the head.
2. Perpendicular.
3. Denoting any plane or line that passes longitudinally through the body in the anatomic position.
Synonym(s): verticalis [TA]
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verticalis populations also differed significantly in final-instar size (MANOVA [F.sub.14, 140] = 3.41, P [less than] 0.0001; Table 3), but populations in fish vs.
verticalis larvae were collected from a number of fishless ponds at the Experimental Pond Laboratory of KBS.
Pelagopleura verticalis: A: Vista lateral y dorsal del tronco and B: Vista completa del animal, ambas modificadas de Tokioka (1955); Stegosoma magnum: C: Vista lateral y dorsal del tronco; D: Vista lateral de la cola, modificado de Esnal (1996).
verticalis, Wilson [9] showed this species without corresponding basal secondary segmentation on the proximal labial palp.
Por otro lado, de las 11 especies que presentaron el mayor numero de individuos (n>10; Cuadro 1) se encuentra que Chaetodus asuai (Hybosoridae) fue la mas importante, seguida de Cyclocephala verticalis (Dynastidae), ambas presentes en todos los niveles de perturbacion.
Effect of body size and feeding on fecundity in the damselfly Ischnura verticalis (Odonata: Coenagrionidae).
Description of a new flounder (Pleuronichthys verticalis) from the coast of California, with notes on other species.
Included among these are the first fossil records of Rallus limicola, Tringa melanoleuca, Tyrannus verticalis, and Piranga ludoviciana.
Sperm competition selects for male mate choice and protandry in the bushcricket Requena verticalis (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae).
Abundance of western kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis), black-billed magpie (Pica pica), blue jay (Cyanocitta cristata), American robin (Turdus migratorius), warbling vireo (Vireo gilvus), common grackle (Quiscalus quiscala), and northern oriole (Icterus spurius) did not differ between seral stages.