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Musca

(mus -kă) (Fly) A small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Crux, lying in the Milky Way, the brightest stars being of 2nd and 3rd magnitude. It contains the 7th-magnitude globular clusters NGC 4833 and NGC 4372. Abbrev.: Mus; genitive form: Muscae; approx. position: RA 13h, dec –70°; area: 138 sq deg.

Musca

[′məs·kə]
(astronomy)
A southern constellation, right ascension 12 hours, declination 70°S. Also known as Fly.
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Musca conducens is likewise widespread in the Afrotropical Region and also occurs in the Middle East and the Oriental Region to China and Melanesia (Pont 1980: 724).
Behavioral and physiological response of Musca domestica to colored visual targets.
In his new role, Musca will lead Credit Agricole's international retail banking, asset management and insurance business lines, the bank said.
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The housefly, Musca domestica, can transmit a large number of diseases to man owing to their habit of visiting almost indiscriminately faeces and other unhygienic matter and then the food of man.
The authorities' suspicions were first raised following a routine inquiry into Peter Bogar and Konopova's housing benefit and an operation codenamed Musca was launched.
The constellation was later published by Bayer as a companion to Musca the Fly, where it rightfully deserves its place among the stars.
In the words of Vasile Musca, with the introduction of the stylistic categories, "Blaga operates a transfer of criticism from the upper level of the consciousness, the seat of the cognitive activities the analysis of which preoccupied Kant, to the dark basement of the subconscious, the hearth of creative activity" (Vasile Musca, "Specificul creatiei culturale romanesti in campul filosofiei" (The Nature of Romanian Cultural Creation in the Field of Philosophy), in Dumitru Ghise, Angela Botez, and Victor Botez, eds.
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Earlier, Minister al-Hussein held a number of coordination meetings with different French bodies where he discussed with Assistant Secretary General for Economic Affairs in the French Presidency Xavier Musca steady improvement of the economic and financial relations between the two countries.
Dell JM, Keating AJ, Milne J, Antoszewski J, Musca CA, Faraone L, Murphy D, Samardzic O (2007) Micro-electromechanical systems-based microspectrometers covering wavelengths from 1500nm to 5000nm.