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Synonyms for cocoon

Words related to cocoon

silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs

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retreat as if into a cocoon, as from an unfriendly environment

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wrap in or as if in a cocoon, as for protection

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may need the mother's assistance to emerge, while Marechal (1994) observed that spiderlings of the diplurid Ischnotele guianensis (Walckenaer 1837) are able to hatch by themselves from the cocoon without external help.
Jeannie raised the money for the cocoon by holding a number of coffee mornings.
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Enter, the cocoon model, first proposed in October by Caltech's Mansi Kasliwal and her colleagues.
The process of degumming of fibers was performed to extract sericin proteins that make up the glue, which constitutes the internal structure of the fibers of the silkworm cocoon (Bombyx mori); this was carried out by a thermochemical process that involves washing the silk fibers three times with water at 83[grados]C for 5 hours and drying at room temperature for 2 hours.
We are pleased to be partnering with Camargo, as they will be an important part of the team which will help execute our pre-IND and overall regulatory strategy in an effort to expedite our products into the clinic and ultimately into the hands of physicians who can help the many osteoarthritis patients in need of more effective medicines," said Ailis Tweed-Kent, chief executive officer, Cocoon Biotech.
My residency at Amnesia for Cocoon went super well - I had seven gigs there and each of them was special.
Bombyx mori is domesticated insect which feed exclusively on the leaves of Mulberry tree to produce raw silk in the form of cocoon.
In this context, it was thought necessary to investigate the suitable planting system, which can maximize the leaf yield, quality of mulberry on cocoon yield.
After a few days our monkey visitors felt like a normal element of the Cocoon Resort experience - part hotel, part h f h t t home-from-home, part nature reserve.
One cocoon produced 6 adults (4[feminidad][feminidad]2[masculinidad][masculinidad]) of Gelis sp.
The companies have completed development activities related to the customization of specific features of Octane's Cocoon instrumentation platform to enable efficient delivery of BrainStorm's NurOwn stem cell therapy.
Abdominal cocoon (AC) is a rare condition, that leading to acute or chronic small bowel obstruction, characterized by a total or partial encapsulation of the small bowel by a fibrous membrane or sac-like cocoon, sometimes colon, uterus or accessories are encased in.
Embedded in a fossilized cocoon, mineralized sperm from what may have been a leechlike worm have stuck around for about 50 million years.
Sara Hall daughter in Cocoon She bought her little daughter Arianna a cape from a vintage shop thinking it might come in handy for all sorts of weather and all sorts of occasions.