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a·cic·u·la

 (ə-sĭk′yə-lə)
n. pl. a·cic·u·lae (-lē′)
A slender, needlelike part or structure, such as a spine or bristle of certain plants and animals or a crystal of certain minerals.

[Latin, hairpin, diminutive of acus, needle; see ak- in Indo-European roots.]

a·cic′u·late (-lĭt, -lāt′), a·cic′u·lat′ed (-lā′tĭd) adj.

acicula

(əˈsɪkjʊlə)
n, pl -lae (-ˌliː)
a needle-shaped part, such as a spine, prickle, or crystal
[C19: New Latin, diminutive of acus needle]
aˈcicular adj

a•cic•u•la

(əˈsɪk yə lə)

n., pl. -lae (-ˌli)
a needlelike part; spine, bristle, or needlelike crystal.
[1875–80; < New Latin, Late Latin, alter. of acucula ornamental pin = Latin acu-, s. of acus needle (compare acute) + -cula -cule1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acicula - a needlelike part or structure of a plant or animal or crystalacicula - a needlelike part or structure of a plant or animal or crystal; as a spine or bristle or crystal
part, piece - a portion of a natural object; "they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite"

acicula

noun
A sharp or tapered end:
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2009) verificaram maior massa seca do sistema radicular e da parte aerea de plantas micropropagadas de mirtileiro 'Georgiagem' quando utilizaram como substrato acicula de Pinus + solo.
Parapodos con una sola acicula acabada en un engrosamiento (Fig.
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O uso de coberturas e uma das principais formas de manejo do solo em pomares, podendo ser utilizadas especies vegetais de rapido crescimento para producao de fitomassa, ou outros materiais, tais como plastico preto, sombrite, serragem e acicula de pinus.
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Foram avaliados os substratos Plantmax[R] Hortalicas HT, perlita, materia organica proveniente de residuos industriais da regiao de Montenegro, vermiculita, casca de acacia, casca de arroz em decomposicao, proveniente de regiao arrozeira, solo/ acicula de pinus, proveniente de varredura, solo proveniente da Embrapa Clima Temperado, misturados em diferentes combinacoes e proporcoes, conforme descrito a seguir: T1 - Plantmax[R] (100%) - (Testemunha), T2 - Plantmax[R] + Perlita (1 : 1) , T3 - Solo + Composto industrial + Perlita (1: 1 :1) , T4 - Casca de arroz + Solo (1 : 2) , T5 - Solo + Composto industrial + Vermiculita (1 : 1 : 1) , T6 - Casca de acacia + Solo (1 : 2), T7 - Solo/Acicula de pinus (1 : 2).
Acicular neuropodial ligule wider than long, blunt, globose, inferior one similar in length but narrow; three acicula (Fig.
Acicula, from the Mark Johnston stable, looks interesting in the EBF Trundle Classified '95' Stakes (5.
En cada parapodo, una seda con artejo moderadamente largo, con la punta redondeada y un diente proximal pequeno, y restantes sedas compuestas con artejos mas cortos y bidentados con ambos dientes similares; acicula de los parapodos posteriores, recta y sobresaliendo del lobulo parapodial.
In a race far less competitive than you might have expected, the only big dangers on achievements so far, apart from Mitcham, are Acicula and Pips Magic.
Discusion: En 1984 San Martin erigio el genero Pseudobrania para incluir aquellas especies de Exogoninae que presentaban dos pares de cirros tentaculares, cirros dorsales fusiformes relativamente largos, acicula con la punta redondeada o terminada en un mucron pero nunca hueca y diente faringeo romboidal, especies que hasta el momento se habian incluido en el genero Brania Quatrefages, 1886.