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an abundant, usually overwhelming flow or fall, as of a river or rain

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an eye disease that involves the clouding or opacification of the natural lens of the eye

a large waterfall

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formosa from Pyganodon cataracta, (what was then thought to be one species of mite from two different species of host mussels), I found that they preferentially responded to chemical signals from their respective host mussels, but the pattern of their responses changed during larval ontogeny (Edwards & Dimock 1995).
Tavanul mahalalei" este "o inchipuire de cer", apoi va urma o cataracta paradoxista: "averse fara aversiuni", "ilustru fara lustru", "cu o cultura de in-cultura" sau o "bataie de joc a focului cu bataie foarte lunga", "cu anormal normal care normalizeaza".
Quantitative analysis of the structure and function of the marsupial gills of the freshwater mussel Anodonta cataracta.
Director/zoologist for the New York Natural Heritage Program: Based on the picture and collection site this is actually a mussel and looks like a big specimen of Pyganodon cataracta, the eastern floater, a species that is common and widespread in central and eastern New York State.
There the case rested chiefly on the use of the term cataracta to signify `sluice'.
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