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n.1.(Zool.) Any species of small moths of the genus Procris. The larvæ of some species injure the grapevine by feeding in groups upon the leaves.
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The argument of the Republic is the search after Justice, the nature of which is first hinted at by Cephalus, the just and blameless old man-- then discussed on the basis of proverbial morality by Socrates and Polemarchus--then caricatured by Thrasymachus and partially explained by Socrates--reduced to an abstraction by Glaucon and Adeimantus, and having become invisible in the individual reappears at length in the ideal State which is constructed by Socrates.
And to Cephalus she bare a splendid son, strong Phaethon, a man like the gods, whom, when he was a young boy in the tender flower of glorious youth with childish thoughts, laughter-loving Aphrodite seized and caught up and made a keeper of her shrine by night, a divine spirit.
Neste sentido, esperase que maiores DE apresentem grandes variacoes entre individuos, como observado para a matrinxa Brycon cephalus e o black bass Micropterus dolomien (GOMES et al.
Catching sight of us from afar as we were pressing homewards, Polemarchus, son of Cephalus, ordered his slave boy to run after us and order us to wait for him.
Decrease in plasma concentration of chloride and sodium were found in other stressed freshwater fish as in Brycon cephalus after transport (Carneiro and Urbinati, 2001; Urbinati et al.
Por otro lado, en juveniles de Brycon cephalus sometidos a estres de transporte se observo que el solo hecho de retirarlos del agua y colocarlos en las bolsas provoco alteraciones fisiologicas en los individuos (18); este tipo de practicas son frecuentes dentro del sistema productivo y pueden afectar severamente a los peces (18, 19).
Electrolyte disturbance in matrinxã Brycon cephalus following transport stress under benzocaine effect.
Wasko et al (21), analizaron progenies de Brycon cephalus obtenidas a partir de lotes mantenidos en piscicolas, encontraron que el cruzamiento de individuos emparentados provoco la disminucion de la variabilidad genetica en el transcurso de tres generaciones, lo que segun Freitas y Galetti (27) puede ser disminuido al incrementar el numero efectivo de reproductores o mediante el cruzamiento entre individuos de diferentes origenes.
12) The Cardinal had chosen a scene of Cephalus and Aurora.