moniliform


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moniliform

[mə′nil·ə‚fȯrm]
(biology)
Constructed with contractions and expansions at regular alternating intervals, giving the appearance of a string of beads.
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The classical and most recognisable sign is beaded eyelid papules (Moniliform blepharosis).
This species is characterized by being smooth to tuberculate, grayish white basidiocarp, clavate, constricted to moniliform cystidia, and subcylindrical to cylindrical basidiospores.
The moniliform Tps of TCs were obviously observed after passages, with the alternation of thin segments (podomers) and dilated portions (podoms) [Figure 1]b.
(possessing alleles from both clades 3 and 4) possess moniliform tubers
Head short and wide with fine punctation, frontal carina present with midline rugouse and flattened area at apex, transversal sulcus absent; width of frons 1.05 times the width of eye; ocular sinus 0.75 the eye length; narrow postocular lobe; antennomeres 1, 3-4 filiform, 2 moniliform, 4 shorter than 2-3, 5-10 eccentric, 11 pointed apically; 5 and 11 about as long as wide, 6-10 wider than long; antennae reaching elytra.
The DSE fungal colonization was characterized by the presence of hyaline or darkly pigmented, regularly septate hyphae with or without microsclerotia or moniliform cells (Figures 1(e)-1(h)).
Recently, an ultra-structural study of the spermatozoon of Holorchis micracanthum (Ba et al., 2011) has revealed the presence of a unique moniliform mitochondrion.
Body elongate, about twice as long as broad; head short, densely micropunctulate; frons with weak inpunctate median carina; distance between eyes about 0.60 to 0.80 as wide as eye width; eye cleft 0.62 to 0.66 its length by ocular sinus; posterior margin of eye protruding from adjacent surfaces; postocular lobe rounded; distance from base of antennae to apex of labrum 0.41 to 0.48 as long as distance from upper limits of eyes to apex of labrum; antennal segment 1 filiform, 2-4 moniliform to filiform, 5 subserrate, 6 to 10 serrate, 11th subovate; antenna extending to humerus.
Fungi affecting Tomatoes (lycopersicum esculentus) includes Fusarium Oxysporium, Fusarium moniliform, Aspergillus niger and Rhizopus Stolonifer.
Antennae with 9 antennomeres; antennomere 2 cylindrical, 3 slightly conical, 4-6 moniliform; antennal club with 3 antennomeres; basal antennomere of club cup-shaped, capable of receiving penultimate and ultimate antennomeres.
She had experienced a spontaneous eruption of pock-like lesions on her face, eyelids (moniliform blepharosis), and elbows 5 years earlier.
Sentences like this one--though my favorite in all economics--might possibly help explain why he didn't quite get through: "If we are getting restless under the taxonomy of a monocotyledonous wage doctrine and a cryptogamic theory of interest, with involute, loculicidal, tomentous and moniliform variants, what is the cytoplasm, centrosome or karyokinetic process to which we may turn, and in which we may find surcease from the metaphysics of normality and controlling principles?"