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hatching

[′hach·iŋ]
(graphic arts)
Parallel lines drawn on sections of plans for buildings or machines to distinguish between different materials.
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Cold temperatures (2-5[degrees]C) produced larger larvae at time of hatching, but the effects of egg incubation temperature on hatch size in other fish species appear to be species-specific.
Post hatching water and feed deprivation affect the gastrointestinal tract and intestinal mucosa development of broiler chicks.
The 2 Homalodisca species did not differ significantly in their daily hatching patterns.
Little is known about daily hatching rhythms in the approximately 11,100 species of grasshopper, despite the importance of hatching biology in gaining a broader understanding of the population dynamics of pest grasshoppers and locusts.
Females with embryos that possessed less than 25% yolk were used to determine the presence of an endogenous rhythm in egg hatching. These embryos were within 2-3 days of hatching.
This osmotic hatching mechanism has been described for both freshwater and marine copepods (Marshall and Orr, 1954; Davis, 1959) and for some decapod crustaceans (e.g., Neopanope sayi, Sesarma cinereum, Uca pugilator, De Vries and Forward, 1991).
More than 3,000 students from Dubai schools looked after chicken eggs and helped them hatch into downy chicks through a chick hatching outreach programme.
Hatching time is influenced by a variety of factors during the embryonic stage.
The debate over possible benefits for this staggered hatching has overlooked the risk of egg diseases, according to Mark I.
Thirty years ago, the budding of the oak and the hatching of the caterpillars were synchronous, says Marcel E.