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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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Apicius and Columella refer to a mortarium in the context of culinary preparations, often with reference to mixing or pounding of ingredients: "Put in a mortar pepper, caraway, coriander, asafoetida root, mint, rue; pound; moisten with vinegar, add Jericho dates, pour over some of the cooking liquor" (Apicius, de re Coquinaria; Flower & Rosenbaum 1958).
Description: Shell of small to medium size, constricted anteriorly; maximum height of shell nearly centered; maximum width of shell slightly posterior of center; dentition coarse to medium with smooth interstices; columellar lip with 11 teeth, labral lip with 15 teeth; aperture fairly wide and straight, curved posteriorly toward columella, widens anteriorly; terminal canals deep; columella slightly inflated; prominent anterior terminal ridges form a slight marginal callus: posterior terminal ridge extended from base of spire to form a slight marginal callus; spire of medium height and partially exposed due to shell loss.
1) where the root cap is formed by an elongated columella deriving from the columella mother cells below the permanent initials.
anguibus) are particularly fierce, and Columella (Rust.
americana include the lymnaeid snails Fossaria cubensis and Pseudosuccinea columella, and their distributions exceed the known range of the fluke (Malek 1967; Malek et al.
First report of Lymnaea columella Say, 1817 (Pulmonata: Lymnaeidae) naturally infected with Fasciola hepatica (Lin-naeus, 1758) (Trematoda: Digenea) in Argentina.
An early example is provided in one of the 12 volumes of 'De Re Rustica' written by Lucius Junius Moderatus Columella in the first century AD.
To remove the animal from its shell, the apex of the shell was cut away at the spire, the columella muscle detached from the central column, and the animal gently pulled through the opercular opening.
The texts she analyzes are the De Re Rustica of Columella, the Satires of Horace, the Annals of Tacitus, and the Confessions of Saint Augustine.
Milnor draws from authors such as Vitruvius, Musonius Rufus, and Columella in her investigation on the Augustan transformation (for political purposes) of the notion of private life and female domesticity.
A bilateral CL (bCL) will involve both philtral columns, leaving a central prolabial segment connected to the columella of the nose (Fig.
Varro (116-27 BC; 1912) and Columella (~50 AD; 1941-1968) claimed that the Roman patrician preferred seawater ponds, and that freshwater ponds (piscinae dulces) were considered plebeian, but the documented prejudice is proof of their existence.
For example, Fossaria cubensis and Pseudosuccinea columella, first intermediate hosts of F.
21) </pre> <p>In Richard Ellmann's translation:</p> <pre> Today as in the time of Pliny and Columella the hyacinth disports in Wales, the periwinkle in Illyria, the daisy on the ruins in Numantia and while around them the cities have changed masters and names, while some have ceased to exist, while the civilizations have collided with each other and smashed, their peaceful generations have passed through the ages and have come up to us, fresh and laughing as on the days of battles.