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the immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose

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Structure and biology of the larva and spat of Venerupis pullustra (Montagu).
In invertebrate embryos of other species, metabolic rate increases from the newly fertilized embryo to a fully formed larva, and then declines if larvae are not fed (e.g., Marsh and Manahan, 1999; Moran and Manahan, 2004).
To minimize the likelihood of recording the same larva more than once, the field size was limited to 0.6 (height) X 0.8 (width) X 0.3 (depth) cm, less than 0.5% of the total chamber volume.
The tip of a pin, coated with a thin layer of petroleum jelly, was gently pushed against the dorsal surface of the shell of a submerged larva so that the hydrophobic shell stuck to the pin.
He said the fisheries department thrown 78,400 Tilapia fish seed in 93 ponds for elimination of dengue larva in ponds.
He directed his Principal Secretary to constantly monitor the strategy for eradicating dengue larva.
Ptecticus tenebrifer larvae not only nibble on the mounting obnoxious wastes in the country; each larva also produces excrement that can be recycled as agricultural fertilizer.
Cutaneous larva migrans (CLM) is common parasitic infestation in warmer climates among people, who have contact with contaminated soil.
(1978) found that spatial distribution was affected by the act of one larva tossing sediment into the funnel trap of a neighboring larva, leading the latter to move in search of a different site.
Rawalpindi -- Police have booked four persons for larva within the Rata Amral, Pirwadhai and New Town police limits.
Time budgets were documented in 2009 in trials using a single larva per experimental enclosure in relation to three temperature exposures (10[degrees]C, 15[degrees]C, and 20[degrees]C).
Sensitivity of different morphological stages of the larva of Paracentrotus lividus (Lamarck) to quantity and quality of food.
If you become infected with roundworm larvae, you can develop a condition called "visceral larva migrans"--severe inflammation caused by the migration of the larvae through your tissues.