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They will also catch about 20 major species of migratory fish in countries such as Cambodia, Thailand and Laos, and try to figure out their migration routes by measuring chemical substances accumulated in the otolith, a bonelike structure found in the head.
A recent study had revealed that prolonged consumption of sports drinks may be linked to a condition known as erosive tooth wear, in which acids eat away the tooth's smooth hard enamel coating and trickle into the bonelike material underneath, causing the tooth to soften and weaken.
Research teams are attempting to create artificial bonelike materials by combining organic and inorganic elements in a laboratory.
hard or soft, puffy or bonelike, hands communicate eloquently.
Bryans collects the discarded trees, recovers the all-important 360-degree joint in each, then chops and sands these cylindrical bits of wood down to yield the desired bonelike artifact.
Syms said the cochlea can turn into hard bonelike material due to illness, disease or continuous exposure to loud noises.
The stinger itself is a bonelike spine, often several inches long, located near the base of the tail.
After an especially rich description of marshy rotting railroad ties, Vost reflects on the benefits of not making sense of it: "Rails and bonelike ties rising into sight from beneath blankets of sand, sludge, drifting water?
Horn--(1) A natural, bonelike growth or projection on each side of the head of most breeds of cattle, sheep, and goats that is a natural weapon of defense.
We evaluated the relationship between size and age in guppies by using otoliths, bonelike structures in the inner ear, to age wild-caught guppies.
In the study, researchers implanted the cells, seeded on a bonelike scaffolding, into defects that would not otherwise heal in the skulls of mice.
As for Menephtah, his wrappings were unwound in 1907 and an autopsy uncovered "large bonelike patches" in the walls of his aorta.
Osteoconductivity, may occur if a layer of bonelike mineral forms on the surface of the implant.
Installed at ceiling height and consisting of soaring strips of bent wood emerging from a small wall mount, it was partially inspired by the artist's dream of discovering bonelike forms in a murky swamp--objects that become symbols of hope in the sculpture.
A never-before-seen species of cyanobacteria loads its cells with little bonelike lumps that may act as ballast, helping anchor the beastie to surfaces in the Mexican lake where it lives.