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- n. a dorsal or lateral outgrowth on the body of nudibranchs
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. one of the often brightly colored and branching hornlike structures on the backs of nudibranchs and other related mollusks that serve as gills.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In zoology, a horn, or a horn-like part, process, or organ; specifically, one of the dorsal papillæ or false gills of a pygobranchiate or notobranchiate mollusk, as a sea-slug.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. one of the often brightly colored and branching hornlike structures on the back of the nudibranch (and other related mollusks) that serve as gills
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(The other part of the name mojoceratops follows the convention of other related species, with "ceras" being
The full name of the newly identified species - Mojoceratops perifania - includes the Greek term perifania (meaning "pride"), ceras (Greek for "horn") and ops (Greek for "face").
Prima favis pcHiunt fundamina, deinde tenacis Sufpendunt ceras; aliae, fpem gentis, adultos Educunt fetus; aliae pariffima mella Stipant, et liquido diflendunt nedare cellas.
Progeniem nidosque fovent; hinc arte recentii Excudunt ceras, et mella tenacia fingunt.
o quotiens, alii uellem cum scribere, nomen rettulit in ceras inscia dextra tuum! incipit liber quartus _B2_ incipit quartus sexto pompeio _M_ liber
I am sorry to take your time to read my email, but I hope we can have some sort of discussion because I still cannot understand how teaching Math and Science in English during primary years is good for the primary students and the nation. chop, ceras: we have implemented the teaching of the two subjects for nearly 50 years, and we have produced so many mathematicians and scientists, more than enough to fill various dept in about 20 universities.
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