eyestalk


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eye·stalk

 (ī′stôk′)
n.
A movable structure in certain crustaceans, such as crabs and shrimp, that bears an eye at the tip.

eyestalk

(ˈaɪˌstɔːk)
n
(Zoology) a movable stalk bearing a compound eye at its tip: occurs in crustaceans and some molluscs

eye•stalk

(ˈaɪˌstɔk)

n.
a stalk or peduncle upon which an eye is borne, as in a lobster or shrimp.
[1850–55]

eye·stalk

(ī′stôk′)
A movable stalk having a compound eye on its tip, found on crabs, lobsters, and other crustaceans.
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Transcript levels in hemocytes were compared with those in the eyestalk ganglia, an endocrine tissue that does not possess phagocytic or other immune activity, to assess whether there is a tissue-dependent viral replication.
Effects of eyestalk ablation on feeding, gonad development and energy conversion of Penaeus monodon broodstock.
Analyses of norepinephrine levels in thoracic ganglia, eyestalk, and hemolymph have indicated that CA could mediate hyperglycemia induced by cold shock stress in the giant prawnMacrobrachium rosenbergii (Hsieh et al., 2006).
paramamosain but failed to be detected in eyestalk. In relation to this, second isoform of ALF known as ALFSp2, from S.
Zhou, "Sex-lethal gene of the Chinese mitten crab Eriocheir sinensis: cDNA cloning, induction by eyestalk ablation, and expression of two splice variants in males and females," Development Genes and Evolution, vol.
The expression of Pc-14-3-3 was significantly up-regulated in hepatopancreas after eyestalk ablation or ecdysone induction, which was confirmed by qRT-PCR and western blot analysis.
A comparative study of the ovarian histology of eyestalk ablation and unablated Farfantepenaeus paulensis after spawning.
Singh, "Attraction of eyestalk ablated Lymnaea acuminata towards the different photo and chemo stimulants," Scientific Journal of Biological Sciences, vol.
Dr Kilada and five other Canadian researchers took a closer look at lobsters, snow crabs, northern shrimp and sculptured shrimp and discovered that growth rings could be found in their eyestalk.
Prevalence of necrotizing hepatopancreatitis in female broodstock of Penaeus vannamei with unilateral eyestalk ablation and hormone injection.