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- ‘The interesting foetal substances are those which were mentioned above, as well as allantoid liquid, Meckel's cartilage, Wharton's jelly and all the possible associations.’
- ‘The spores are white, and are cylindrical to allantoid in shape.’
- ‘HvAV - 3a virions vary from allantoid to bacilliform, and are not occluded in occlusion bodies.’
- ‘When screening germ plasm for Karnal bunt resistance, allantoid secondary sporidia produced in solid media should be used as inoculum.’
- ‘They became electron-opaque and appeared allantoid in sections.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.