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falcate

[′fal‚kat]
(astronomy)
Crescent-shaped; applied usually to the appearance of the moon, Venus, and Mercury during their crescent phases.
(biology)
Shaped like a sickle.
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0); ii) aedeagus with a cultrated process near apex in right side; iii) periandrium with a falcate process at apex in left side, with a hooked process in right side.
Aedeagus with a cultrated process near apex in right side, periandrium with a falcate process at apex in left side, with a hooked process in right side (Figs.
3B), modified spines falcate with collar on convex side of curved end of spine, in worn spines collar appears as a narrow ridge or cuff (Fig.
pilocollaris the falcate spines have bristled collars, while the latter also has hastate companion chaetae.
its falcate linear leaflets with evenly spaced teeth at nearly right
2 cm apart, basal pinnule pair free, others broadly adnate to the costa and adjacent pinnules confluent from the lower quarter of the pinna, alternate, oblong and falcate, with an obtuse to acute apex, margin serrate.
Distinguished from most other Solenopsis by the form of the mandibles, which are falcate, with the teeth not in an oblique series, as normal in species of Solenopsis; the basal angle is strongly developed and weakly bidentate, the concave inner margin with a low, median double tooth; S.
Torreya jackii is more readily discernable because of its longer, falcate leaves that terminate in a shorter, spiny tip.
It is the least divided species in coastal Brazil, with laminae to 2-pinnate at the base, and usually broadly adnate segments that are slightly falcate (Fig.
5-2 mm), falcate, apices acuminate, margins narrowly hyaline, finely serrulate, reddish brown with slightly paler marginal areas; laminar tissue rigidly chartaceous, drying to a similar pale olive green on both sides, adaxially glabrous, abaxially with scattered, tiny scales on the veins, the scales 0.