amniote


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amniote

[′am·nē‚ōt]
(zoology)
An animal that develops an amnion during its embryonic stage; includes birds, reptiles, and mammals.
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When the amniote genes are mapped onto the expected phylogeny, the branch lengths for the mitochondrial genes are nearly equal and the branch lengths for nuclear genes are highly unequal [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 7 OMITTED].
The developing muscle tissue that would lie along adult ribs in a standard amniote began to fold underneath itself in the turtle.
The pallial amygdala of amniote vertebrates: evolution of the concept, evolution of the structure.
At the heart of Carroll's theory lies the amniote egg, which has a series of membranes not present in the simpler eggs of frogs and salamanders.
Early mesozoic coexistence of amniotes and hepadnaviridae.
In amniotes, colour pattern is formed by spatial differences in the distribution of pigment cells and integumentary appendages.
Early amniotes (marine invertebrates) diversified into the ancestors of mammals, turtles, crocodiles, dinosaurs, reptiles and birds.
Some of these genes are also crucial in digit formation in amniotes, a group including reptiles, mammals and birds but not amphibians.
The project she presented at SACNAS was titled, "Evaluating the Link Between Physiology and Melanin-Based Color Diversity in Amniotes.
2015: Ultraconserved elements sequencing as a low-cost source of complete mitochondrial genomes and microsatellite markers in non-model amniotes.
canicula (and other cat shark species) brain was the distinct brain vesicles including an enlarged telencephalon, making its brain structure more similar to that of the amniotes rather than the anamniotes.