moniliform


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moniliform

[mə′nil·ə‚fȯrm]
(biology)
Constructed with contractions and expansions at regular alternating intervals, giving the appearance of a string of beads.
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75 the eye length; narrow postocular lobe; antennomeres 1, 3-4 filiform, 2 moniliform, 4 shorter than 2-3, 5-10 eccentric, 11 pointed apically; 5 and 11 about as long as wide, 6-10 wider than long; antennae reaching elytra.
The roots were also scored for total root length colonized by DSE fungal structures and total root length colonized as described above based on the presence of characteristic hyaline or melanised regularly-septate hyphae and when present, microsclerotia or moniliform cells (Peterson et al.
The most common feature is moniliform blepharosis, which manifests as bead-like papules on the edges of the eyelids.
Moisture is responsible for the possible growth of molds and toxic substances produced by fungi and mold, such as aflatoxins (aflatoxicosis) and fusarium moniliform (moldy corn disease); both are potentially fatal if ingested.
These stamens bear pale yellow anthers on filaments that are basally blue, distally white, and bearded by yellow moniliform trichomes (Figs.