columella


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a small column (or structure resembling a column) that is a part of a plant or animal

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Each radiograph, in turn, was orientated with the columella collinear with one of the vertical lines on the graph paper, which served as a z-axis.
The proposed method of locating the posterior columella point onto which a tangent was drawn to the lower border of the nose as well as the line from this point to labrale superius proved to be a reliable technique for constructing the nasolabial angle.
Diagnosis: Spire very low, shell almost planorboid, body whorl not conspicuously tumescent, umbilicus very wide; columella lip not expanded and not reflected over umbilicus; surface virtually smooth to the naked eye; boldly marked with brown spiral bands on a near white ground.
There is usually a single strong tooth at columella and outer lip is much thickened (Khan and Dastagir, 1970).
1] Columella is a comic novel built upon the fragments of the novel of sensibility.
In this article, we will focus on ten Greek and Roman writers who mentioned the king bee, namely Plato, Xenophon, Aristotle, Varro, Virgil, Seneca the Younger, Columella, Pliny the Elder, Dio Chrysostom and Aelian.
The columella is simple within the shell, but may be trunctated at the base of the aperture.
First report of Lymnaea columella Say, 1817 (Pulmonata: Lymnaeidae) naturally infected with Fasciola hepatica (Lin-naeus, 1758) (Trematoda: Digenea) in Argentina.
From June through August 2003, 14 rapa whelks ranging from 124- to 150-mm shell length (SL: the maximum dimension from the tip of the spire to the end of the columella, mm) were collected north and east of Cape Henry (Fig.
In fact, the muscle does attach the animal to the columella (Signor and Kat, 1984; Fretter and Graham, 1994) and has grooves that fit between each fold.
His source for identifying the authors is the biography of Milton by his nephew Edward Phillips, who was himself one of the tutees: "Of the Latin, the four grand authors De Re Rustica, Cato, Varro, Columella and Palladius; Cornelius Celsus, an ancient physician of the Romans; a great part of Pliny's Natural History; Vitruvius his Architecture; Frontinus his Stratagems; with the two egregious poets, Lucretius and Manilius" (1, cited from the Hughes edition, John Milton: Complete Poems and Major Prose, 1029).
133) Columella bears excellent testimony to this semantic strain: the pantom ime's action of deceiving (decipere) the eyes of the spectators connotes aesthetic beguilement just as strongly as it encodes the deprecatory resonance of decipere as "cheating" and "swindling" (Columella, Rust.