from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as suprascapular nerve (which see, under suprascapular).


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  • I am assuming it is a nymph of a deer tick (Ixodes scapularis).

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Every summer, Americans walk through the woods and fields in fear of the dreaded Ixodes scapularis -- the Deer Tick.

    The Yuletide is Coming In

  • And yes, Ixodes scapularis looks just like a tiny deer perching on its pitiful victims before lunging in to suck their blood.

    The Yuletide is Coming In

  • I am assuming it is a nymph of a deer tick Ixodes scapularis.

    First tick of the season

  • I found this deer tick Ixodes scapularis crawling up my pants' leg late Wednesday afternoon in the woods.

    February tick

  • Strictly endemic amphibians include Mauda River frog (Phrynobatrachus albomarginatus), Bouda River frog (P. scapularis), the Bamileke Plateau frog (Rana (Amnirana) longipes), Hymenochirus boulengeri and Ptychadena ingeri.

    Northern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic

  • It appears to be the usual suspect Ixodes scapularis, the deer tick.

    Me and the tick at the Neil Young concert

  • Area mediastinal, scapularis and ulnaris: the areas in front of the mediastinal, the scapular, and the ulnar veins in Orthoptera.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • Silvestri's discovery (1905) of a 'pro-nymph' stage with short external wing-rudiments between the second larval and the pupal instars of the small ground-beetle _Lebia scapularis_.

    The Life-Story of Insects

  • The warm, soft, creamy skin is nothing to him but epidermis, _stratum mucosum Malpighii_; the white, sculptured neck only the _regio nuchæ_, and then comes the _regio scapularis_, the _deltoidea_, and then the _sacrospinalis_.

    Dr. Dumany's Wife


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