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The convex projecting molding of eccentric curve supporting the abacus of a Doric capital.
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echinus: E
The convex projecting molding of eccentric curve supporting the abacus of the Doric capital. Hence the corresponding feature in capitals of other orders, which often had egg-and-dart ornamentation; any molding of similar profile or decoration. Also see ovolo, bowtell.

egg and dart, echinus, egg and anchor, egg and arrow, egg and tongue

egg and dart
An egg-shaped ornament alternating with a dart-like ornament, used to enrich ovolo and echinus moldings and also on bands. In the egg-and-anchor, egg-and-arrow, and egg-and-tongue moldings, the dartlike ornament is varied in form.
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Dried and powdered Rhaphiodon echinus samples were extracted with ethanol PA 95% by maceration (3*72h), yielding crude ethanol extract (CEE-Re) and after complete extraction the solvent was removed by distillation in rotary evaporator..
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Venard described the digene Paramacroderoides echinus from eight of ten shortnose gar examined during the summers of 1939 and 1940.
Reproduction and growth of Echinus acutus van norvegicus Duben & Koren and E.
"It's an echinus," I corrected him, "and I don't know, either."
Key words.--Ascidia mentula, Ascidiacea, cytochrome oxidase 1, Echinoidea, Echinus esculentus, horizontal gene transfer, hybridization, mtDNA, 28S ribosomal RNA.
2% 1% 1% 5% Macroderoididae Glypthelmins quieta 0% 0% 26% 0% Macroderoides typicus 37% 40% 12% 62% Paramaroderoides echinus 23% 47% 13% 36% Ochetosomatidae 18% 37% 9% 72% Dasymetra conferta Ochetosoma aniarum Ochetosoma ellipticum Pneumatophilus variabilis Paramphistomatidae 8% 3% 5% 2% Allassostomoides chelydrae Megalodiscus intermedius Telorchidae 15% 8% 10% 80% Auridistomum chelydrae Protenes angustus Telorchis clavi Telorchis corti Nematode Larvae: Dioctophymidae Eustrongylides sp.
In the Back Basin, they view Echinus Geyser, Norris's largest, most predictable geyeser.
Hutchinson made this discovery only because he had fortuitously installed a portable seismometer near the Echinus geyser two days before the earthquake last June.
Crown fires roared right through this popular area, charring trees on the Back Basin loop trail leading past Echinus Geyser, which erupts every 45 to 75 minutes.
These results are similar to those reported for herbivorous species of sea urchins such as Echinus esculentus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Bonsdorff 1983) and Lytechinus variegatus (Leske, 1778) (Lawrence et al.