The microscope cannot find the animalcule
which is less perfect for being little.
As the limestone of the continent consists of infinite masses of the shells of animalcules
, so language is made up of images or tropes, which now, in their secondary use, have long ceased to remind us of their poetic origin.
We became most tired of their bothering & had felt for sometime rather creepy, for all Indians own a large stock of animalcule
Caveolin-1 which is highly conserved in evolution has been found to express in many invertebrate such as nematode pole worm, hookworm, animalcule
, sea urchins and vertebrate species.
Note sur un animalcule
trouve dans le pus syphilitique.
We must make up our minds to strip him bare in order to scrape off that animalcule
that itches him mortally, god, and with god his organs.
Rotifers are pseudocoelomate micro-organism with intricate structure and well organized bodies, commonly called as wheel animalcule
Pascal's celebrated text of "La Disproportion de l'homme" evokes the astonishment of an observer who confronts, from an intermediate position, first the heavens stretching limitlessly above and then the endless complexity of the animalcule
Given that each sperm cell (animalcule
or, popularly, "homunculus") was a potential being, and that male semen contained numerous animalcules
, the obvious explanation was that some animalcules
would suffer injuries in the battle for access to the egg.
Two different theories had currency in his time: Hippocractic "pangenesis," the notion that sperma comes from all parts of the body and thereby provides the parts of the body for the offspring; and the "preformationist" or "homunculus" theory, that the sperma contains an animalcule
or a little human already formed and waiting simply to grow.