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.
48 as long as distance from upper limits of eyes to apex of labrum; antennal segment 1 filiform, 2-4 moniliform to filiform, 5 subserrate, 6 to 10 serrate, 11th subovate; antenna extending to humerus.
Fungi affecting Tomatoes (lycopersicum esculentus) includes Fusarium Oxysporium, Fusarium moniliform, Aspergillus niger and Rhizopus Stolonifer.
The most common feature is moniliform blepharosis, which manifests as bead-like papules on the edges of the eyelids.
Sentences like this one--though my favorite in all economics--might possibly help explain why he didn't quite get through: "If we are getting restless under the taxonomy of a monocotyledonous wage doctrine and a cryptogamic theory of interest, with involute, loculicidal, tomentous and moniliform variants, what is the cytoplasm, centrosome or karyokinetic process to which we may turn, and in which we may find surcease from the metaphysics of normality and controlling principles?
Association of stinking bedbug Oebalus mexicanus with Fusarium moniliform fungus causer of the charred stick in the sorghum ear, in the Chapala marsh, Jalisco, Mexico
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.