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Lexicographically close words:
crushing; crushingly; crusht; crust; crusta; crustaceans; crustaceous; crustal; crusted; crusts
  1. This is the case with the larvae of the Myriapoda, the Crustacean larvae, and with the larval forms of the Chordata.

  2. Vertebrate eye, and the corneal lenses and crystalline cones of the Crustacean eye, are independently formed from the epiblast after the separation of the part which becomes the central nervous system.

  3. They eat a crustacean which looks to me a good deal like the crawfish that I used to see back East; and if you watch, you will see that many of these birds which fly by the vessel are carrying this crustacean in their bills.

  4. Murchison quoted as a judge of affinities of animals, and it gave me a cold shudder to hear of any one speculating about a true crustacean giving birth to a true fish!

  5. Hitherto a variation from the general mode of spore-formation has been considered to occur in certain Crustacean Gregarines, the Aggregatidae and the Porosporidae.

  6. And as the zoea is a kind of crustacean caterpillar, so the megalopa is a kind of crustacean chrysalis.

  7. Another timber-destroyer all along the New England coast is the gribble, a crustacean related to the sandhoppers, which is not bigger than a grain of wheat, and looks like a pill-bug.

  8. This is a kind of crustacean caterpillar, and a very odd little creature it is.

  9. Closely connected with fish as a Seri food-source are the various molluscan and crustacean forms collectively called shellfish; and these contribute a considerable share of the sustenance of the tribe.

  10. On September 11th, Eberhard & Koll opened the Lafayette Hotel on Main Street, on the site opposite the Bella Union where once had stood the residence of Don Eulogio de Celis.

  11. He was one of the best-dressed men in town, although, when I first met him, he could not have been less than sixty years of age.

  12. Another type of crustacean which lived in the Cambrian and whose order is still living is illustrated in Figure 269.

  13. The leading crustacean type is the trilobite, which takes its name from the three lobes into which its shell is divided longitudinally.

  14. The record of the Crustacean family-tree is, in fact, a fairly complete one--the lower primitive members of the group are still represented by living forms in great abundance.

  15. The central nervous systems of Limulus and of Scorpio present closer agreement in structure than can be found when a Crustacean is compared with either.

  16. A minute entosternite having the above-described structure is found in the Crustacean Apus between the bases of the mandibles, and also in the Decapoda in a similar position, but in no Crustacean does it attain to any size or importance.

  17. Any one of the gills of a crustacean that is attached to the side of the thorax.

  18. The ordinary angler would regard such crab as an intruder, and, we are sorry to say, would often consider it his duty to crush the unfortunate crustacean beneath his foot.

  19. The eye of a crustacean is a very complicated structure, commonly described as a compound eye.

  20. This may enable one to take some fresh species of fish or to secure a crustacean or other creature that is not often found between the tide-marks.

  21. Crabs and lobsters may be regarded as the chiefs or lords of the Crustacean tribes.

  22. On the contrary, he saw in the Crustacean a creature armed at all points, and he named it after the hero of his imagination.

  23. Our ferocious Crustacean quietly continued its repast, when its companion seized it exactly as it had seized its prey, broke and tore it in the same fashion, penetrating to its middle, and tearing out its entrails in the same savage manner.

  24. When our crustacean outgrows its borrowed habitation, it sets out in search of another shell, a little larger, and better suited for its increased size.

  25. The Crustacean has not a vertebral column.

  26. Sometimes the conflict between the sedentary zoophyte and the vagrant crustacean becomes serious.

  27. When the bivalve half opens its shell to enjoy the rays of the sun or take food, the evil-disposed Crustacean slips a stone between the valve.

  28. The covering of the Crustacean consists of a series of rings varying in number, the normal number of the body-segments being twenty-one.

  29. Nor is our somewhat evil-disposed Crustacean ignorant of the perfectly weak and defenceless state of its posterior quarters.

  30. Nature has willed that the Crustacean should not long remain an invalid.

  31. We reject, therefore, the Crustacean origin of the insects.

  32. The crustacean is extended quite soft and supple by the side of its rigid carapace.

  33. Rumphius regards this crustacean as a faithful guardian, fulfilling the duties of a door-keeper.

  34. A crustacean possessed of but little generosity is the Lithoscaptus of Mons.

  35. Faujas de Saint-Fond has mentioned a fossil hermit-crab as found in the mountain, St. Pierre de Maestricht; but he called by this name a crustacean of the genus Callianassa and not a pagurus.

  36. Among the Philippine Islands, also, a brachyurous crustacean lives in the branchial cavity of one of the Haliotidae, and another on the body of a holothuria.

  37. This crustacean is an Anilocrian so common that we can scarcely imagine it to have escaped the attention of any naturalist.

  38. It is probable that the Euplectella of the Atlantic, recently observed near the Cape Verd Islands by the naturalists on board the Challenger, also conceals this crustacean in its interior.

  39. One of the ancient Eurypterids from the Old Red Sandstone of Europe has a length of six feet, which is more than three times that of any Crustacean now living.

  40. While a gigantic Isopod Crustacean from the same strata had a leg the basal joint of which was three inches long, and three-quarters of an inch through, which is larger than the whole body of any modern species.

  41. This little crustacean is associated in its work on submerged timber with the isopod /Limnoria lignorum/.

  42. Huxley describes the barnacle as a crustacean fixed by its head and kicking food into its mouth with its legs.

  43. The crustacean that you speak of is a Vibilia, the first taken in the British Islands.

  44. These forms are amongst the most interesting things I have seen for a long time, because it would almost seem as though we had a Crustacean with three phases, just as the bee has—male, female, and worker.

  45. I wonder that our fishermen do not destroy them also, as they feed upon a certain crustacean (Carcinus mænas) which is often used for bait.

  46. There was one Crustacean about which some difficulty had arisen.

  47. And were I to return to my own place by sea, and undergo shipwreck, the crustacean might, and probably would, return the compliment, and demonstrate our common nature by turning my protoplasm into living lobster.

  48. If digestion were a thing to be trifled with, I might sup upon lobster, and the matter of life of the crustacean would undergo the same wonderful metamorphosis into humanity.

  49. A supposed series of crustacean footprints made in sand, now hardened into sandstone.

  50. Taking the first of these groups of fossils, we may recognise in the Leperditia a two-valved Crustacean closely allied to forms still living in the seas and fresh waters.

  51. At length, as perfected larvæ, they are, together with their crustacean hosts, transmitted to the stomach of the ultimate or human bearer.

  52. The limits of this work preclude my attempting a more extended notice or enumeration of the crustacean and arachnidan parasites.

  53. The larvæ then proceed to coil themselves within the limbs, as many as six or even a dozen of the parasites being occasionally found within the body of a single crustacean host.

  54. At last the young entozoon completely fills the interior of the embryo, the latter having scarcely undergone any change, and still remaining, of course, within its crustacean host.

  55. Some species are parasitic on crustacean parasites that are themselves attached to marine fishes.

  56. This Crustacean lives on the earth, at a distance of about ten or twelve kilometres from the sea-shore, and nourishes itself on animal and vegetable remains.

  57. To establish its dwelling, the Crustacean first buries itself until it reaches the liquid level.

  58. The sponge continues to prosper and to spread over the Crustacean who has adopted it.

  59. If the raven fails he turns the shell over and over until the impatient crustacean allows a claw to emerge; he is then seized and immediately devoured.

  60. But this gratitude of the Crustacean towards a sympathetic bivalve is merely a hypothesis; we do not exactly know what passes in the intimacy of these two widely-differing natures.

  61. This Crustacean dwells in the empty shells of Gasteropods.

  62. A larval form with the above characters occurs with more or less frequency in all the Crustacean groups.

  63. The independent origin of the Ostracoda from the main Crustacean stem seems probable.

  64. Claus speaks of the various Crustacean phyla as having sprung from a Protophyllopod form, and it might be supposed that he considered that they all diverged from the same form.

  65. These limbs probably represent the primitive form of an important type of Crustacean appendage, which is of value for interpreting the parts of the various malacostracan appendages.

  66. Amongst the many interesting observations on the Crustacean ova I will only allude to those of Weismann on the ova of Leptodora, a well-known Cladoceran form.

  67. He therefore postulates the earlier existence of a Protophyllopod form, which would correspond very closely with the Nauplius as reconstructed above, from which he believes all the Crustacean groups to have diverged.

  68. In fact, in the embryo, we trace the one form into the other; for the crab is at first a long-tailed crustacean (Fig.

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