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spiny

1. (of animals) having or covered with quills or spines
2. (of plants) covered with spines; thorny
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A spinose ear tick has even been reported to parasitize humans (Bishopp and Trembley, 1945; Eads and Campos, 1984), although this is considered to be a rare occurrence.
Abdomen: T2 slightly longer than wide; S1 confined beneath T1; male terminal abdominal segments tubular and not laterally compressed; aedeagus more or less straight or with a slight curve; female cerci frequently with short spinose setae dorsally; ovipositor conical.
Spinose ear tick as the cause of an incident of painful otitis externa.
Tegmen wider or strongly narrowed at apex; wings longer or shorter as compares to tegmen, fore coxae spinose or hind femora with spines at lower sides.
Trichuris specimens from the first 3 host species listed above are mainly characterized by the absence of a spicular tube, a spinose spicular sheath (spines very small, densely arranged), and a slightly protusive or nonprotusive vulva.
The genus Orthoschizops was chosen as the outgroup: this genus has dentition on the anterior margin of the head, distinct dentition on the entire lateral margin of the pronotum (although few in comparison to Mustha), the humeral angles are broad and spinose (usually with two spines) and to some extent there is also a resemblance in the male pygophore.
Jones the Grocer now exclusively stocks the organic Argan oil, Arganic, made from Argania spinose - one of the oldest plant species in the world.
Mite is globose and structure of skin is interrupted by scaly spinose areas.
The leaf is about 5 cm long, simple, pinnately veined, roughly ovate in shape, and has spinose teeth; only two orders of venation are preserved (Petrescu & Givuleseu, 1986).
Antennae: predominantly pale brown, with distal 1/5 of segment II, distal half of segment III, and all of segment IV darker, segment I bearing 3 erect spinose golden setae, all segments thickly covered with short, appressed pale setae, lengths of segments I-IV = 0.
Il grande pregio di questo testo, infatti, risiede esattamente nella brillante e schietta maestria di Carrino di affrontare certe realta spinose che rischiano di smuovere le acque in maniera improvvisa e definitiva negli animi dei lettori.