Body plan

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(Shipbuilding) an end elevation, showing the conbour of the sides of a ship at certain points of her length.
etc. See under Body, Floor, etc.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Now the ex-Hollyoaks star is guiding us to a happier, healthier and more confident new year with The Ultimate Body Plan. It contains weights workouts, high-intensity interval training - HIIT - plus 75 easy recipes to offer "real results in just 21 days".
The animal was named after Tokumm Creek, which flows through the area where the fossils were found, and the Greek word for "seizing." ( A paper describing it was published Wednesday in the journal Nature under the title "Burgess Shale fossils illustrate the origin of the mandibulate body plan."
rulesof summer slimming PERfEcT beach body plan Eat more beans and pulses like lentils and chickpeas.
By letting them grow past the point at which they would be planted in the womb, experts in Britain and America say for the first time they can define how embryos will take shape and how the body plan is decided.
These genes encode proteins that establish the embryo's body plan and direct organ development.
WANT to know my secret beach body plan? 'Course you do.
Found by co-author Peiyun Cong near Kunming, it belongs to the species Fuxianhuia protensa, an extinct lineage of arthropods combining advanced internal anatomy with a primitive body plan.
It contains labeled images, concise descriptions, tables, schematics, concepts, captions, summaries, and glossaries, and begins with an overview of the major developmental periods, the mechanisms of abnormal development, and the classification of anomalies, then addresses gastrulation, the vertebrate body plan, and the placenta, and each of the body systems and the head and neck region.
The scientists didn't demonstrate that the changes in snail body plan after exposure to platinum were heritable, and we don't know if the next generation would have had shells or not.
rex by around 60m years, the two carnivores shared the same body plan, having a large skull, tiny forearms and athletic hind legs designed for running.