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pallium

(păl`ēəm), vestment proper to the pope, who confers it on archbishops in token of their union with and obedience to him. It is a band of cloth worn around the neck and has a 2-in. (5.1-cm) pendant hanging down in both front and back. There are six black crosses on the pallium. It is woven of wool from two lambs presented to the pope at the Church of St. Agnes on her feast day. Certain liturgical functions, such as ordination, require the use of the pallium, and an archbishop may not perform those until he has received it. The pallium is as old as the 6th cent.

pallium

[′pal·ē·əm]
(anatomy)
The cerebral cortex.
(invertebrate zoology)
The mantle of a mollusk or brachiopod.
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It is widely accepted that pallial fluid and its associated mucus has an important function in lubrication and particle capture in filter-feeding bivalves (see Jorgensen [1996] for review); however, its role in defense is less well studied.
Prostate spans about 1/3 of pallial cavity length, narrow, closed (tubular), lying ventrally to rectum (Fig.
Quantifying activity in the pallial nerve in response to odorant solutions required that the whelk be removed from its shell, the pallial nerves exposed, and the osphradium isolated.
Operation Pallial detectives are looking into 140 allegations relating to 18 care homes between 1963 and 1992.
Officers from Operation Pallial have so far investigated allegations made by 236 people since its launch in 2012.
Throughout our study, the early-stage infections were consistently found in pallial organs (mantle and gills), providing further evidence that these organs represent the site of infection initiation.
He said that when he came forward to speak to Operation Pallial officers it was the first time he had ever spoken of it.
He was arrested by officers from Operation Pallial - an independent investigation into past sexual abuse in the care system in the area - in December 2013.
e charges were made under Operation Pallial, an investigation by the National Crime Agency into allegations of historical abuse in the care system in North Wales.
He is the third person to be charged under Operation Pallial, which is looking at alleged offences committed against children from 1953 to 1995 at care homes across North Wales.
The arrest forms part of Operation Pallial - an independent NCA investigation into recent allegations of past sexual abuse in the care system in North Wales - led by NCA Director General Keith Bristow.