eremic

eremic

(ɛˈriːmɪk)
adj
(Physical Geography) pertaining to deserts
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Eremic et al5 and Emami et al9 reported similar prevalence of 8% and 6% in Serbian and Irani such children.
In dasypodids, the bullae are generally large and inflated, better developed than in any other group of xenarthrans (Roig; Segall, 1976; Patterson et al., 1989; Wible & Gaudin, 2004), condition that has been suggested as being an adaptation to life not only in underground niches but also in increased eremic conditions (Roig; Squarcia et al., 2007).
"We went through the whole patient experience, from top to bottom," says Linda Eremic, RN, director of operations.
Ecology: This genus appears to be the most arid-tolerant in the family, and species are more likely to be found in scrub vegetation in eremic zones than species of the other genera.
In this environment, the Gyriosomus-species are both eremic and endemic components of the epigean entomofauna.
comm.), the new record is considered (as at Jebel Kawr and Jebdel Akhdar) to represent a relict population persisting from an era of more mesic (but probably still eremic) conditions.
Among other things it gives an indication whether the UAE is part of the core territory of a species (as it is for many Eremic zone taxa), or whether we are likely to be a marginal habitat.
The species ranges across the Eremic Zone from North Africa through Northern India, including western Arabia (Waterston & Pittaway 1989).