body axis

body axis

[′bäd·ē ‚ak·səs]
(aerospace engineering)
Any one of a system of mutually perpendicular reference axes fixed in an aircraft or a similar body and moving with it.
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Furthermore, it was distinguished between chicks standing radially to the dish (the caudo-cranial body axis and the axis between the centre of the dish and occiput of the chick did not diverge for more than +/- 0[degree]-45[degree], i.
The total body length (TL), was taken along the anterior-posterior body axis from mouth tip to the end of the caudal fin.
The morphological observations of fetuses showed anomalies like open eye lid, distorted body axis, kyphosis, skin hemorrhage, drooping wrist, microphthalmia, low set arm, kinky tail, exencephaly anophthalmia, maxillary macrognathia, microcephaly, clubbed foot and microtia.
The relationship between the vehicle body axis and the axis of inertia is represented by the rotation matrix R: I [right arrow] B and the angular velocity [OMEGA] = [(p, q, r).
The scientists applied the new technique to study how the vertebrate body axis is mechanically built.
Table 1 Material properties of skin samples excised from the head and tail regions of Pacific hagfish, penpoint gunnels, and sea lamprey Pacific hagfish Eptatretus stoutii Location and body axis Stiffness (MPa) Head (Long.
Toyota has created a new "Solid Fluidity" design language for the Fortuner, which expresses toughness and wideness through the high body axis, the bulging wheel arch flares as well as the chunky trapezoidal front bumper, the statement noted.
While the Wnt signal path triggers the formation of the primary body axis of all animals, from sponges to vertebrates, the BMP signal pathway is also involved in the formation of the secondary body axis (back and abdomen) in advanced vertebrates.
However, the carapace also places unusual constraints on the locomotor ability of turtles, because the carapace bones are fused to the dorsal vertebrae, designing a rigid body plan, which makes their body axis inflexible (Zangerl, 1969; Ernst et al.
The Czech Republic also joined Germany and Zambia in winning the biology prize for documenting that when dogs defecate and urinate, they prefer to align their body axis with Earth's north-south geomagnetic field lines.
Contributions cover formation of the vertebrate body axis, developmental control of biomechanics, mitogen activation of osteoblasts, pancreatic organogenesis, several items on stem cell coordination and renewal by local tissue signals, hormones, and microRNA, kin conflict in seed development, C.
Washington, January 3 ( ANI ): Dogs across a variety of breeds align their body axis with the Earth's magnetic field when relieving themselves, researchers have revealed.