modiolus


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modiolus

[mə′dī·ə·ləs]
(anatomy)
The central axis of the cochlea.
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A total of 1,080 wild Modiolus capax were collected at Bahia de La Paz, Gulf of California, Mexico (24[degrees]13'38.
MYTILIDAE Labis attenuata Lithophaga spatiosa Modiolus pseudotulipus Modiolus rectus Modiolus capax Modiolus sp.
A comparison of relative growth in Cerastoderma (cardium) edule, Modiolus modiolus y Mytilus edulis (Mollusca: Bivalvia).
Type III--a cochlea where interscalar septae are present but the modiolus is completely absent; the cochlea lies directly lateral to the internal auditory canal instead of the usual anterolateral position.
D'un total de 14 classes de sediments geologiques reconnues dans la bale de Fundy, seulement cinq (biohermes, gravier/galets, gravier/fond de petoncle, gravier tachete et boue glacio-marine) renfermaient des populations importantes de modiole Modiolus modiolus.
A perimodiolar precurved array was developed next to hug the modiolus and allow more localized stimulation of auditory ganglion cells and stimulation at lower thresholds.
Modiolus (Modiolus) waverliensis Herrick, Busanus and Hoare, 1991, p.
The many facial muscles interlinked via the modiolus make our lips extremely expressive of attitudes, opinions and moods.
The relationship between Modiolus and Strongylocentrotus is thus an example of mutualism, as both species profit.
south of New Jersey where it becomes part of a "live bottom" community that is most common south of Virginia; barnacles; blue mussels, horse mussels Modiolus modiolus in deeper and cooler waters off southern New England; the jingle shell Anomia simplex; bryozoans, including Bugula sp.
Common Reason([sec- Species name tions]) Anthozoans Gastropods Balanophyllia cup coral 3 elegans([dagger]) Epiactis prolifera anemone 3 Bivalves Epilucina clam 3 californica([sections]) Hinnites giganteus scallop 3 Modiolus capax mussel 3 Mytilus carpenteri([dagger]) mussel 3 Mytilus edulis([dagger]) mussel 3 Bryozoans Cryptosula bryozoan 1 pallasiana([double dagger]) Crustaceans Atylopsis sp.