(1) Wildlife campaigners say they oppose the keeping of cetaceans in captivity because these animals tend to have poor health and suffer stress-related illnesses as a result.
(2) We offer anatomical evidence for a two layer arterio-venous countercurrent heat exchanger at the cetacean testis.
(3) The Institute of Cetacean Research, a quasi-governmental body that oversees the hunts, had hoped to use sales from the meat to cover the costs of the whaling fleet's expeditions, she said.
(4) At the same time, cetaceans are under threat from a variety of pressures including direct and indirect takes, pollution, and competition for habitat and prey.
(5) Gross compositional data for milk samples of Tursiops truncatus, Sousa plumbea and Delphinus delphis are presented and compared with existing cetacean milk values.
(6) "We are totally against [weakening the original resolution]," said Aimee Leslie, WWF's global cetacean and marine turtle manager.
(7) This unit, which characterizes all delphinids, shows stringent hybridization homology with a 1,740-bp repeat that is characteristic of all other cetacean families.
(8) The Institute of Cetacean Research blamed low demand on the complicated auction procedure and reluctance among food suppliers to attract criticism from anti-whaling groups such as Sea Shepherd .
(9) "For 2013, the catch limits allow the slaughter of 16,655 small cetaceans, but our analysis of available scientific data raises very serious concerns about the sustainability of these hunts."
(10) The lipid components of porpoise lipokeratinocytes appear to subserve not only barrier function in a hypertonic milieu, but also underlie the unique buoyancy, streamlining, insulatory, and caloric properties exhibited as adaptations to the cetacean habitat.
(11) Parasites from 5 species of cetaceans are reported along with their possible role as a contributing factor in stranding behavior.
(12) Pontoporia is less specialized in its shoulder anatomy that most delphinid cetaceans, and shares several characteristics with some mysticetes.
(13) The tandemly organized common cetacean component, which comprises a large portion of all cetacean--both odontocete (toothed whale) and mysticete (whalebone whale)--genomes has a repeat length of 1,760 bp and the three clones analysed showed a high degree of conformity.
(14) Seventeen specimens representing nine cetacean genera (Delphinus, Stenella, Tursiops, Grampus, Delphinapterus, Globicephala, Kogia, Mesoplodon, and Phocoena) were studied post mortem.
(15) The sequence difference between human and the whale and human and the cow was at the same level, indicating that the rate of evolution of the mtDNA rRNA genes is about the same in artiodactyls and cetaceans.
(16) As air breathers that are inseparably tied to the surface, cetaceans are highly trackable; they may thus help in the monitoring of habitat degradation and other long-term ecologic change.
(17) Our observations indicate that these RIAs can reliably detect serum FSH and LH from bottlenosed dolphins and represent the first quantitation of these hormones in cetaceans.
(18) We sequenced the mitochondrial DNA D-loop regions from two cetacean species and compared these with the published D-loop sequences of several other mammalian species, including one other cetacean.
(19) The predominant cell of cetacean epidermis, not found in normal terrestrial mammals, is a lipokeratinocyte, which elaborates not only keratin filaments, but also two types of lipid organelles: first, lamellar bodies, morphologically identical to those of terrestrial mammals, are elaborated in great abundance in all suprabasal epidermal layers, forming intercellular lipid bilayers in the stratum corneum interstices: and second, non-membrane-bounded droplets appear and persist in all epidermal layers.
(20) I do not believe that scientific studies of whales (or any cetacean species) must be lethal in order to be effective for management and conservation of the species.
(a.) Deprived of, or having lost, an important part; mutilated.
(a.) Having finlike appendages or flukes instead of legs, as a cetacean.
(n.) A cetacean, or a sirenian.
(v. t.) To cut off or remove a limb or essential part of; to maim; to cripple; to hack; as, to mutilate the body, a statue, etc.
(v. t.) To destroy or remove a material part of, so as to render imperfect; as, to mutilate the orations of Cicero.
(1) Following mass disasters and individual deaths, dentists with special training and experience in forensic odontology are frequently called upon to assist in the identification of badly mutilated or decomposed bodies.
(2) We come to see that some traditions keep us grounded, but that, in our modern world, other traditions set us back.” Female genital mutilation (FGM) affects more than 130 million girls and women around the world.
(3) The central nervous system proximity poses a difficult problem and speaks for an early mutilating surgery.
(4) To avoid mutilating surgery in advanced disease, four courses of VBC chemotherapy were administered prior to resection.
(5) UK Border Force officers have warned of an emerging trend of "cutters" flying into Britain to practise female genital mutilation (FGM).
(6) But she did back moves advocated by the Solicitor-General, Oliver Heald, to place a duty on parents to protect their children and make it illegal to permit their daughters to be mutilated.
(7) With the first prosecutions under way in the UK and Guinea-Bissau , an increased focus on strengthening the law in Kenya , and a rare conviction in Uganda , positive moves are being made in several countries to implement laws that ban female genital mutilation (FGM).
(8) It has been suggested that in some self-mutilating Tourette patients, HGPRT shows a time-related loss of activity at 4 degrees C, and an unusual isoelectrofocusing pattern.
(9) Its most prominent but by no means exclusive feature is self-mutilation.
(10) She explained that, as a baby, she had been subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM): her clitoris cut off and her vagina sealed, with only a small hole remaining for urine and menstruation.
(11) One described the mutilated bodies of three acquaintances – two women and a 14-year-old boy – found in their homes.
(12) Younger children may worry about genital mutilation, and should be reassured.
(13) Allegations that British soldiers murdered insurgents and mutilated their bodies after a fierce firefight in Iraq were roundly rejected by an official inquiry, which also found that a number of prisoners were abused and that troops breached the Geneva convention.
(14) That has left patients with unsatisfactorily functioning vaginas and a mutilated appearance.
(15) As illustrated by a case of dye impression, early extensive surgical exploration and radical removal of the injected agent are mandatory to minimize sequelae and to avoid mutilating complications.
(16) Hence unwilling finger mutilations can scarcely be the result of a "reflex action" of this kind.
(17) The future James I resorted to them on several occasions in Scotland: in 1600, for instance, he had two alleged assassins pickled in whisky, vinegar and allspice, put on trial, and then mutilated.
(18) But Mossad’s toughest opponent was her mother, who started demanding her grand-daughter’s mutilation from when she was just 11 months old.
(19) In one case a laceration over the median nerve was followed by self-induced trauma to the fingers distal to the cut, while the other patient developed self-mutilation in all the extremities following insecticide poisoning and presented with signs of diffuse peripheral neuropathy.
(20) Muslims suspected of collaborating with Djotodia's rebellion have been stoned to death in the streets and their bodies mutilated.