Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pouch, or some similar cavity of the body of an animal, in which eggs or young are received and detained for a time; a brood-cavity.

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Examples

  • Naturalist, Goodsir, described the brood-pouch and eggs of Cuma as early as 1843.

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  • Dulichia and the Caprellae, we find the same fusion and the same deficiencies in young animals taken out of the brood-pouch of their mother.

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  • At this point, when the union has been dissolved a little before the change of skin, there is a foliaceous appendage, which exists only for a short time, and disappears before the young Slater quits the brood-pouch of the mother.

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  • Soon after the young Mysis casts the Nauplius-envelope it quits the brood-pouch of the mother.

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  • Subsequently I had the wished-for opportunity of tracing the development of a Hyperia which is not uncommon upon Ctenophora, especially Beroe gilva, Eschsch. The youngest larva from the brood-pouch of the mother already possess THE

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  • Kroyer, whose painstaking care and conscientiousness is recognised with wonder by every one who has met him on a common field of work, confirmed Goodsir's statements in 1846, and, as above mentioned, took out of the brood-pouch embryos advanced in development and resembling their parents.

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  • The young, which Kroyer took out of the brood-pouch of the female, and which attained one-fourth of the length of their mother, resembled the adult animals almost in all parts.

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  • Whether, as in Mysis and Ligia, a transformation occurs within the brood-pouch, which is constructed in the same way as in Mysis, is not known.

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