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Definition of Volvox
Volvox Vol"vox, n. (Bot.)
A genus of minute, pale-green, globular, organisms, about one
fiftieth of an inch in diameter, found rolling through water,
the motion being produced by minute colorless cilia. It has
been considered as belonging to the flagellate Infusoria, but
is now referred to the vegetable kingdom, and each globule is
considered a colony of many individuals. The commonest
species is Volvox globator, often called globe animalcule.
VolvoxAnimalcule An`i*mal"cule, n. [As if fr. a L. animalculum, dim.
1. A small animal, as a fly, spider, etc. [Obs.] --Ray.
2. (Zo["o]l.) An animal, invisible, or nearly so, to the
naked eye. See Infusoria.
Note: Many of the so-called animalcules have been shown to be
plants, having locomotive powers something like those
of animals. Among these are Volvox, the
Desmidiac[ae], and the siliceous Diatomace[ae].
Spermatic animalcules. See Spermatozoa.
Meaning of Volvox from wikipedia
is a polyphyletic genus
of chlorophyte green algae
in the family
Volvocaceae. It forms spherical colonies
of up to 50,000 cells. They live in a...
- Volvox globator
is a species
of green algae
of the genus Volvox
. It was originally described
by Carl Linnaeus
in his 1758 work Systema
Naturae. In 1856...
- Volvox carteri
1878 is a species
of colonial green algae
in the order
Volvocales. The V. carteri
life cycle includes
a ****ual phase
and an a****ual...
- and guitarist. She was the lead vocalist
of the all-female hard rock band Volvox until
1994, after which
she went on to pursue
and alcohols. ****ual development
in the freshwater green
by a glycoprotein
pheromone. It is one of the most potent
- Weismannist development
rare (e.g., vertebrates, arthropods, Volvox
), as a great
part of species
have the capacity
- Volvox Turbo
is the debut album
from Manorexia. It was released
in 2001 by Ectopic
Ents, and is catalog
#ECT ENTS 021. Volvox Turbo
was a limited
the typical genus Volvox
. The family
in 1834, and is known
to turn, roll or revolve, with further derivatives
such as used in volvox
, and volvulus
(twisted bowel). The naming
of the female
(and male) genitals...
show approximate spherical symmetry include
the freshwater green
. In bilateral symmetry
(also called plane
symmetry), only one plane, called...
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