modiolus


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modiolus

[mə′dī·ə·ləs]
(anatomy)
The central axis of the cochlea.
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Las especies exclusivas en cada uno de estos ensambles se caracterizan por ocupar habitats altamente dinamicos, definidos por fuertes corrientes de marea, como las lapas del genero Crucybulum, los mejillones del genero Modiolus y las estrellas serpientes del genero Ophiura, organismos dominantes en el A; o para el caso de los organismos exclusivos del ensamble B como las galletas de mar del genero Dendraster, las almejas del genero Tellina y el camaroncito del genero Neomysis, son especies que habitan la capa limite del fondo marino, formada por la interaccion del flujo de la corriente oceanica y el sustrato duro de los canales principales.
zebra son superiores (36-56 %) a los reportados en Modiolus capax (24.60 a 27.20 %; Cabrera, Zamora, & Pacheco, 1995), Saccostreapalmula (10.32 %; Cabrera Protti, Urriola, & Saenz 2001) y P perna (29.37 %; Arrieche et al., 2002).
The tendon was anchored on both sides to the modiolus and buccinator muscle and the skin paddle was sutured to the oral mucosa (Figure 1(c)).
Modiolus was absent in 25 (32%) inner ears and in the rest of the cases it was normal (Figures 1, 2, and 3).
Horse mussels (Modiolus modiolus) are common on UK coasts, and are important to conservation where they form extensive beds in otherwise featureless sandy and muddy seascapes.
Experimental analysis of byssus thread production by Mytilus edulis and Modiolus in sediments.
Type I--the presence of a cystic cochlea which lacks a central modiolus or interscalar septae; the vestibule is separate and usually dilated; the outer dimensions of the cochlea are normal; and the endolymphatic duct and sac are usually normal.
In addition the joint venture is also considering other additional appraisal, development and exploration drilling locations within the existing Modiolus 3D seismic.
The fossil record include also bivalves as Plagiostoma striata (Schlotheim), Chlamys schroeteri (Giebel), Chlamys sp., Gervilleia joleaudi Schmidt, Leptochondria alberti (Goldfuss), Modiolus myoconchaeformis (Philippi), Pseudocorbula gregaria (Munster), Pleuromya elongata (Schlotheim), Costatoria kiliani (Schmidt), Neoschyzodus laevigatus (Goldfuss), Bakevellia costata (Schlotheim),"Enatiostreon"cf.