(n.) An organ of a fish, consisting of a membrane supported by rays, or little bony or cartilaginous ossicles, and serving to balance and propel it in the water.
(n.) A membranous, finlike, swimming organ, as in pteropod and heteropod mollusks.
(n.) A finlike organ or attachment; a part of an object or product which protrudes like a fin
(n.) The hand.
(n.) A blade of whalebone.
(n.) A mark or ridge left on a casting at the junction of the parts of a mold.
(n.) The thin sheet of metal squeezed out between the collars of the rolls in the process of rolling.
(n.) A feather; a spline.
(n.) A finlike appendage, as to submarine boats.
(1) The participation of neural crest cells in development of the dermal skeleton is discussed by way of the repartition of the odontods within the pectoral fin.
(2) Since there is a body of literature indicating that preexposure to low levels of metals may increase tolerance during subsequent exposure, these experiments were designed to investigate the effects of preexposure to cadmium, using fin regeneration as the parameter of effect.
(3) Next year they will target 50 fin whales, 50 endangered humpbacks, and another 925 minkes.
(4) Electron microscopy discloses axons in the mesodermal mesenchyme and in the epidermis of the bud as early as stage I of the development of the pelvic fins.
(5) The fins are formed by a longitudinal tegument fold containing the same components as the remaining part of the tail tegument.
(6) The dorsal fin mesenchyme expresses vimentin at stage 26.
(7) In this situation one could fins concentrated not only the various stands of protolife necessary for the final act of biopoesis, but also perbiologically formed nutrients necessary as for the first eobionts.
(8) These data and independent scanning electron microscopy indicated that a resident population of predominantly Blastobacter bacteria was present as a biofilm on the supply-side cooling coil fins.
(9) The development of the vasculature of the pectoral fin in the Australian lungfish, Neoceratodus forsteri, was studied by the dye-injection method.
(10) Behavioral arousal evoked by lightly touching the fish on the snout or over the eye resembled spontaneous arousal observed in the field and consisted of eye withdrawal, fin erection, and attempted swimming.
(11) This communication briefly reviews knowledge of the systemic disease caused by Crassicauda boopis in blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus), fin whales (B. physalus) and humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae).
(12) This year the whalers plan to kill more than 900 minke whales and about 50 fin whales, reports said.
(13) The fish of these groups completed translocation of the right eye to the left side and resorption of elongated dorsal fin rays.
(14) Glycosaminoglycans (GAG) are found primarily in the dorsal fin and in the ECM surrounding the notochord.
(15) By noon, the small fish market on shore is packed with black crows nibbling on hundreds of butchered fish heads, shark fins and long red swordfish tongues.
(16) Fixation included tines or fins (160), screw (40), flange (12), and other (16).
(17) In light of previous descriptions of Crassicauda infections in balaenopterids, this implied that C. boopis should at present be considered a renal parasite of fin whales, and perhaps other rorquals, throughout the world's oceans.
(18) The US-based group said it encountered an illegal shark finning operation run by a Costa Rican ship, the Varadero, and told the crew to stop and head to port to be prosecuted.
(19) We have used 14 restriction endonucleases to investigate the restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) of fin whales, 13 enzymes for sei whales, and 8 enzymes for the minke whale.
(20) The researchers estimated that global reported catches, unreported landings, discards and sharks caught and thrown back after their fins were cut off – a process known as finning – added up to 97 million fish caught in 2010.
(v. i.) To yield; to stop; to cease.
(v. t.) To cease from.
(n.) A pool or collection of water, particularly one above or below a fall of water.
(n.) A waterfall, or cataract; as, a roaring lin.
(n.) A steep ravine.
(1) Lin Homer's CV Lin Homer left local for national government in 2005, giving up a £170,000 post as chief executive of Birmingham city council after just three years in post, to head the Immigration Service.
(2) Previous FTIR measurements have identified several tyrosine residues that change their absorption characteristics between light-adapted BR and dark-adapted BR, or between intermediates K and M [Dollinger, G., Eisenstein, L., Lin, S.-L., Nakanishi, K., Odashima, K., & Termini, J.
(3) If the eye shielding block cannot be placed at the optimal shielding point, a simple coin placed on the eye lid surface will also reduce the lens dose substantially when a regular eye shielding block is placed on the blocking tray (Lin's coin effect).
(4) I didn't realise it would cover the country for the next 10 years," Lin says.
(5) Several N-nitrosamines (NDMA, NDEA, NMBzA, NPyr, NPip, and NSAR) in gastric juice collected from Lin-Xian inhabitants have been detected.
(6) lin-17 mutant animals also show defects in the position of the PVM cell and the PLM axons.
(7) The agency’s current chief executive, Lin Homer, is due to face the Commons public accounts committee, chaired by the Labour MP Margaret Hodge.
(8) Lin Hatfield Dodds from Uniting Care said the heavy lifting in the budget was being done by families.
(9) Perry Link of Princeton University compared the case to the mysterious 1971 death of the senior communist leader Lin Biao in a plane crash.
(10) One of them has the properties of a plasma membrane Ca2+-pump (Lin, S.-H. (1985) J. Biol.
(11) By correlating the fates of Z1.ppp and Z4.aaa with the lin-12 genotype of nearly every cell in these mosaics, we conclude that lin-12 function is VU cell autonomous.
(12) Native human Glu-plasminogen (Glu1-Asn791) was previously shown to have a radius of gyration of 39 A and a shape best described by a prolate ellipsoid [Mangel, W. F., Lin, B., & Ramakrishnan, V. (1990) Science 248, 69-73].
(13) CB-a encompasses the COOH-terminal segment of residues 659-756, according to the sequence of adult chicken gizzard caldesmon (Bryan, J., Imai, M., Lee, R., Moore, P., Cook, R.G., and Lin, W.G.
(14) The absolute means of the differences between models from disinfected or nondisinfected impressions reached from 0.05%lin to 0.19%lin.
(15) When a 7.9-magnitude earthquake ripped through Sichuan province in May 2008, Lin Tianhong, a 29-year-old reporter at China Youth Daily , was one of the first to volunteer to head into the disaster zone.
(16) In the present study, employing over 100 DNA samples obtained from Lin-xian patients who underwent surgery for esophageal cancer, we have found a significant frequency of amplification of either the human epidermal growth factor receptor (HER-I) gene or the c-myc oncogene.
(17) Keith Vaz , the chairman of the Commons home affairs select committee, which accused the former UKBA head, Lin Homer, of "catastrophic leadership failure" while she was in charge, congratulated May for "delivering the lethal injection" to the organisation.
(18) A modification of Lin's systematic DNA sequencing strategy is described.
(19) Lin Homer has been announced as the next chief executive of HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
(20) We have previously defined a subset of High Proliferative Potential Colony Forming Cells (HPP-CFC), derived from murine marrow purified for early progenitors expressing the Stem Cell Antigen (SCA+) and lacking terminal lineage markers (Lin-), which are responsive to multiple cytokines in combination.