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- another term for zoospore
- ‘That way, we can understand how swarmers come in from across the intercoastal waterway.’
- ‘In the tropics, where life's maximal abundance is, the young offspring (seedling, hatchling, larva, zoospore, myxocyst, swarmer or germling) remains unrecognized and nameless unless scientifically described.’
- ‘All radiolarians secrete strontium sulphate at some point in the life cycle - as the adult shell in Acantharea, and as crystals in ‘swarmer cells’ produced during asexual reproduction in Polycystinea.’
- ‘We exploit swarmer cells of S. marcescens as a ready source of microscopic low Reynolds number pumps.’
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.