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acicula

[ə′sik·yə·lə]
(botany)
A needle-shaped part, for example, of a plant or crystal.
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Parapodia long, cylindrical and truncate, each with one acicula, three bidentate falcigerous chaetae, and one pointed dorsal simple chaeta (serrated near tips on anterior chaetigers).
TABELA 1--Numero de frutas por planta, massa media de fruta (MMF), diametro medio de fruta, solidos soluveis (SS) e produtividade de cultivares de mirtileiros cultivados nas coberturas de solo Ground [Cover.sup.[TM]](GC) e Acicula de Pinus (AP), em 2011, 2012.
There was just a head between Munjiz and Mitcham over this course and distance last month and they both look dangerous along with Acicula who ran well at Lingfield last week.
Gary Carter, in trouble with the Thirsk stewards yesterday, should go close on Acicula (4.15), a progressive filly trained by Mark Johnston.
Wednesday: Jo Mell (Newmarket 2.5), Sleepytime (Newmarket 2.35), Greenlander (Newmarket 3.10), Acicula (Newmarket 4.45), Golden Reef (Pontefract 2.45), Demolition Jo (Pontefract 5.0), Brave Highlander (Cheltenham 2.55), CyforMalta (Cheltenham 3.30)
Sars) (G) Turritellopsis acicula (Stimpson) (G) Velutina velutina (Muller) (G) Yoldiella fraterna (Verrill & Bush) (B) Yoldiella frigida (Torell) (B) 96[degrees]31' 102 Cyclopecten graui Knudsen (B) 96[degrees]28' 115 Beringius beringi (Middendorff) (G) 96[degrees]23' 125 Plicifusus kroyeri (Moller) (G)
Remarks: The specimen is an epigamic female incubating eggs, and presents a digitiform antenna and rounded acicula (Ruiz-Ramirez & Salazar-Vallejo, 2001).