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Spinescence
Spinescence Spi*nes"cence, n. The state or quality of being spinescent or spiny; also, a spiny growth or covering, as of certain animals.
Spinescent
Spinescent Spi*nes"cent, a.[L. spinescens, -entis, p. pr. of spinescere to know to grow thorny, fr. spina a thorn: cf. F. spinescent.] (Bot.) Becoming hard and thorny; tapering gradually to a rigid, leafless point; armed with spines. --Gray.

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- and memory through synaptic plasticity Thorns, spines, and prickles, needle-like structures in plants SPINE (molecular biology), an acronym for Strep-Protein...
- developed keratinized penile spines along the glans and/or shaft, which may be involved in ****ual selection. These spines have been described as being...
- Dendritic spines serve as a storage site for synaptic strength and help transmit electrical signals to the neuron's cell body. Most spines have a bulbous...
- vascular tissue. Spines are variously described as petiolar spines (as in Fouquieria), leaflet spines (as in Phoenix), or sti****r spines (as in Euphorbia)...
- there extends backward a thin and pointed triangular eminence, the ischial spine, more or less elongated in different subjects. It can serve as a landmark...
- inferior mental spines are the points of origin of the geniohyoid muscle, one of the suprahyoid muscles and the superior mental spines are the origin of...
- zoological context, spines are hard, needle-like anatomical structures found in both vertebrate and invertebrate species. The spines of most spiny mammals...
- The spine of the sca**** or sca****r spine is a prominent plate of bone, which crosses obliquely the medial four-fifths of the sca**** at its upper part...
- lost true leaves, retaining only spines, which are highly modified leaves. As well as defending against herbivores, spines help prevent water loss by reducing...
- only rarely changed. The vertebrae of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spines are independent bones, and generally quite similar. The vertebrae of the...
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