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whelk

(wĕlk, hwĕlk)
n.
An inflamed swelling, such as a pimple or pustule.

whelk′y adj.
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In the 1980s, the channeled whelk fishery in Virginia began as an unregulated fishery with fishermen working in state waters.
Most whelk research has been conducted on knobbed whelk, and minimal research has been done on channeled whelk (Avise et al.
The Korean-Norwegian businessman Chul Ho Lee is reportedly planning to establish a factory for preparing common whelk for export to the Asian food markets.
The Whelk Shell Art of the Sea of South Thomaston, Maine, introduces "The Whelk Shell" by Loretta Krupinski.
Here we report results of a field experiment that manipulated both Mytilus and Pisaster to determine the short- and longer-term changes in whelk populations.
No other indirect effects developed following duck exclusion, presumably due to the increased whelk effect.
He only wishes he could find a similar vulnerability in the life cycle of another new invader--a voracious oriental whelk threatening shellfish in the Chesapeake Bay.
Later on, in Britain, researchers discovered female dog whelk snails with penises.
Widmer Brothers Brewing is collaborating with Chef Bill Taibe of The Whelk and LeFarm in Westport, Conn.
TV pundits should stop parading union leaders who couldn't run a whelk stall let alone a foetal business that has to struggle against a mountain of crucifying health and safety or other regulations.
ABSTRACT The veined rapa whelk (Rapana venosa) invasion of the Chesapeake Bay in the United States was first observed in 1998.