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Synonyms for Chimaera

(Greek mythology) fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a serpent's tail

a grotesque product of the imagination

a deep-sea fish with a tapering body, smooth skin, and long threadlike tail

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NSW Health has reported four (link is external) Mycobacterium chimaera patient infections, Victoria has reported one and the earliest case, in Queensland (link is external), is mentioned in our 2016 alert below.
chimaera, while four units were colonized with Legionella.
Diversity and biogeographic affinities of sharks, rays and chimaeras (Chondrichthyes: Elasmobranchii, Holocephali) of Mexico.
Prolonged outbreak of Mycobacterium chimaera infection after open-chest heart surgery.
Unfortunately, they took the bit about removing any creature comforts a bit too seriously, but if they ever get around to fitting a more buns-friendly seat and bumping up the horsepower to leave a more significant gap from the Scout, this will definitely be the TVR Chimaera of American bikes.
This eerie catch is said to be a long- nose chimaera that branched off from sharks almost 400 million years ago.
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, which comes at the start of the year marking the 50th anniversary of The IUCN Red List, includes the analysis of the conservation status of 1,041 sharks, rays and closely related chimaera species.
Horn retorts that the idea to liberalise services is a chimaera that would hardly help demand.
Another family favourite is the trip up to the "fire mountain" Chimaera on the back of a tractor.
6) The hybridity of these psyches evokes the centrality of the Chimaera to Jacques Derrida's essay "The Animal Therefore I Am," that mythical creature with the head and body of a lion, the entrails of a goat, and a dragon's tail.
Cucullaea I HOLOCEPHALI CALLORHYNCHIDAE Ischyodus dolloi Cucullaea I CHIMAERIDAE Chimaera seymouriensis Cucullaea I, Submeseta Taxon Source CHONDRICHTHYES HEXANCHIDAE Heptranchias howelli Long (1992a) Hexanchus sp.
The departure of imaginative children's literature in America from its derivative, didactic national antecedents is nowhere more apparent than in a scene from "The Chimaera," the last story in Hawthorne's best-selling juvenile collection, A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys (1852), simultaneously one of the first adaptations in English of classical myths for children, and a pioneer in children's Gothic.
Concentrated spermatozoa were obtained from a lancelet (Branchiostoma belcheri) and 35 fish species (Deania calcea, Chimaera phantasma, Sardinops melanostictus, Engraulis japonica, Osmerus eperlanus mordax, Spirinchus lanceolatus, Hypomesus pretiosus japonicus, Hypomesus transpacificus nipponensis, Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis, Salangichthys microdon, Oncorhynchus mykiss, Hypoptychus dybowskii, Aulichthys japonicus, Gasterosteus aculeatus, Syngnathus schlegeli, Hexagrammos agrammus, Hexagrammos octogrammus, Hexagrammos otakii, Pseudoblennius cottoides, Rhinogobius sp.
It is also producing a new Sagaris, Tuscan convertible, Tuscan MK II, Cerbera, Chimaera and Griffith models, again at 'fixed price' with a new 6.