nidamental

nidamental

(ˌnaɪdəˈmɛntəl)
adj
(Zoology) zoology bearing eggs, serving as a nest, of or pertaining to a receptacle for eggs
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Comparative genomics of Roseobacter clade bacteria isolated from the accessory nidamental gland of Euprymna scolopes.
2012), with a marked synthetic synchrony of the nidamental gland activity, consistent with other rajoid species (McEachran & Aschliman 2004, Ebert & Compagno 2007).
Males were defined as those whelk with a penis, and females were defined as those whelk with a nidamental gland.
En las hembras se evaluo el ensanchamiento uterino, la diferenciacion de los oviductos, desarrollo de la glandula nidamental y presencia o ausencia de huevos.
Two conspicuous white nidamental glands, one on each side, measuring 30 x 42 mm each.
Para el proceso histologico los organos fijados (hembras: ovario, glandula nidamental, oviducto, utero y ovocito; machos: testiculo, epididimo y vesicula seminal) se lavaron con agua corriente para eliminar el exceso de fijador.
The sexual maturity stages were determined using the measurements of reproductive organs quoted for this species (Robaina & Voglar 1986, Voglar & Robaina 1987), and the female sexual maturity stages were estimated using the nidamental gland index (NGI = (Nidamental Gland length/Dorsal Mantle length)) (Durward et al.
Although the exact process of egg mass formation is unknown, the most accepted hypothesis suggests that, at spawning, eggs are first coated with oviducal gland secretion and released with nidamental gland secretions.
Internal organs, such as the testis in males and the oviducal and nidamental glands in females, were readily visible in our specimens.
En las hembras se cuantifico el peso total, peso de las gonadas y ademas de su ubicacion interior; asi como, la presencia y desarrollo de la glandula nidamental, oviductos y embriones, estos fueron contados, medidos y pesados considerando su ubicacion y patron de coloracion, sexo y estado de desarrollo segun la escala propuesta por Mollet et al.
Female organs Character Grade Nidamental gland length millimeters Accessory nida- color 0=clear, 1=whitish, 2=pink, mental gland 3=peach, 4=reddish-orange Oviduct number of large 1=none, 2=1-20, 3=21-200, clear eggs 4=>200 Ovary number of large 1=none, 2=1-20, 3=21-200, clear oocytes 4=>200 Ovary number of opaque 1=none, 2=1-20, 3=21-200, or white oocytes 4=>200 Table 2 Percentage of spawning female market squid classed by the number of eggs in their oviducts and by the number of ages (stages of degeneration) of postovulatory follicles (POFs) in their ovaries.