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Synonyms for dactyl

a metrical unit with stressed-unstressed-unstressed syllables

a finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates

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2C, D) with all articles distinct, larger anteriorly; carpi sparsely setose on anteromedial corners; all propodi enlarged, each produced into proximal lobe with socket receiving tip of reflexed dactylus; long sharply pointed dactyli on pereopods 1-5, shorter and blunter dactyli on pereopods 6-7.
Pereopods all with enlarged propodi with sockets receiving tips of sharply pointed dactyli.
4: [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (But some historians, and Ephorus is one of them, record that the Idaean Dactyli were in fact born on the Mt.
canfieldi are relatively stouter, and the dactyli are shorter, conical and slightly curved up to hooked and hard tip.
Pereopods all relatively large, some extending beyond sides of body; dactyli and propodi of first two pairs much larger than others, all pereopods progressively somewhat smaller overall posteriorly; meri and carpi of all pereopods fused.
Pereopods all of about same size, with all articles distinct, dactyli bluntly pointed, carpi heavily setose, bases noncarinate.
4J) diminishing slightly in length toward posterior; dactyli each with two rows of accessory spinules on flexor surface; propodi each with two rows of sparse spinules on flexor surface; meri each with three or four spines on lateral surface ventrally; ischia each with one or two spines on lateral surface ventrally.
In the slope area (B) the present communities, that show higher antropic intervention, were Cynodetum dactyli and Distichletum spicatae.
Most larger food particles are picked up by the long chelipeds and passed to the Mxp3 endopods, both of which extend to grasp the food between their dactyli and propodi.
Dactyli of the maxillipeds were occasionally flexed, and the orientations of the photophores in them were compared with those in the extended limb.
John's wort * 13 Achillea millefolium Yarrow 14 Sorghastrum nutans Indian grass 15 Aster oolentangiensis Prairie aster 16 Schizachyrium scoparium Little bluestem 17 Dactylis glomerata Orchard grass * 18 Trifolium pratense Red clover * 19 Cyperus lupulinus Sedge 20 Potentilla simplex Common cinquefoil 21 Digitaria cognata Fall witchgrass 22 Daucus carota Queen Anne's lace * 23 Oxalis stricta Common wood sorrel 24 Rosa spp.