Related to incurrent: Uncurrent


 (ĭn-kûr′ənt, -kŭr′-)
Affording passage to an inflowing current.

[Latin incurrēns, incurrent-, present participle of incurrere, to run upon; see incur.]


1. (Zoology) (of anatomical ducts, tubes, channels, etc) having an inward flow
2. flowing or running in an inward direction
[C16: from Latin incurrēns running into; see incur]


(ɪnˈkɜr ənt, -ˈkʌr-)

carrying or relating to an inward current.
[1555–65; < Latin incurrent-, s. of incurrēns, present participle of incurrere; see incur]
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The oxygen analyzer was referenced against incurrent gas before and after each measurement period in order to correct for any drift in the baseline.
After approximately 6 mo, the oocytes are ripe, and fertilization may take place when mature oocytes are discharged from the gonad and transported internally to the incurrent chamber of the female oyster.
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The osphradium is considered to be the primary chemosensory organ of prosobranch mollusks because its leaf-like structure bears a strong resemblance to the nasal rosettes of aquatic vertebrates (Hansen and Reutter, 2004), and because its location at the base of the incurrent siphon maximizes exposure to odorants (Bailey and Laverack, 1966; Emory, 1992).
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