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Synonyms for cupule

cup-shaped structure of hardened bracts at the base of an acorn


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a sucker on the feet of certain flies

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The formation of a pink color in the whole cupule was scored as a positive reaction.
Tagon, PSC, Fullagar, R, Ouzman, S & Mulvaney, K 1997, 'Cupule engravings from Jimnium-Granilpi (northern Australia) and beyond: exploration of a widespread and enigmatic class of rock markings', Antiquity 71:942-65.
During the summer, you can forecast the upcoming acorn crop simply by glassing the uppermost branches for nuts seated in or surrounded by a hard woody cupule. They are easy to spot, and their presence or absence can help you plan a hunting strategy for the upcoming season.
(2) Paul Tacon et al., "Cupule Engravings from Jinmium-Granilpi (Northern Australia) and Beyond: Exploration of a Widespread and Enigmatic Class of Rock Markings," Antiquity 71 (1991) 942-65; see also Sydney Morning Herald, 21 September 1996, 29.
Also, in some researchers the antibacterial activities of different parts of oak have been studied [10, 11], According to this fact, the present study aimed to screen antibacterial properties of the extracts of cupule and peel from oak against two positive and two negative bacteria.
Aecia on abaxial side, cupule, yellowish, gregarious, 0.2-0.3 x 0.3-0.45 mm.
Boismoreau tiene publicados numerosos articulos en el Bulletin de la Societe Prehistorique Francaise, entre ellos uno efectivamente de 1914, con un titulo similar al que yo cito: "Les Sculptures sur Rochers du Pre aux Canes, pres Saint-Mesmin-le-Vieux (Vendee): Pieds, Cupule, Fauteuil", Bulletin de la Societe Prehistorique Francaise, 1914, vol.
In Ficinia, the hypogynous stalk forms lobes enveloping the base of the gynoecium/ nutlet (cupule) (Vrijdaghs et al., 2005b).
For example, the chemotactic behavior in the siphonophores has been described as follows (Cosson et al., 1984): spermatozoa show trajectories of large diameter (700-1000 [micro]m) while swimming far from the "cupule," which in these species is an extracellular structure of the egg and serves as an attractant source, and trajectories of smaller diameter (200 [micro]m) in the vicinity of the cupule; the transition between the two modes is progressive.
This hardened fruit case is referred to as a cupule (Galinat and Craighead, 1964; Anderson, 1985).
* Cupule panels: a single complex has been located with five large and vertical panels of pecked cupules.
Une autre categorie d'outils est fort mal definie: ce sont les galets a cupule, interpretes tantot comme des endumes ou des percuteurs, tantot comme des mortiers, les cupules resultant d'un piquetage intensif etant confondues avec les cuvettes faconnees et regularisees par polissage".
Female flower and cupule structure in Balanopaceae, an enigmatic rosid family.