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phy·la

 (fī′lə)
n.
Plural of phylum.

phyla

(ˈfaɪlə)
n
(Linguistics) the plural of phylum

phy•lum

(ˈfaɪ ləm)

n., pl. -la (-lə).
1. the primary subdivision of a taxonomic kingdom, grouping together all classes of organisms that have the same body plan.
2. a category consisting of language stocks that, because of cognates in vocabulary, are considered likely to be related by common origin.
[1875–80; < New Latin < Greek phŷlon group with common ancestry, tribe, akin to phyein to bring forth, produce, be]
phy′lar, adj.
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The dominant five phyla observed in stool samples have been Firmicutes , Bacteroidetes , Proteobacteria , Actinobacteria , and Fusobacteria , ranked in the order of abundance.
After a substantial overview of the region, of mushrooms in general, and of mushrooms in the region, they profile species of 17 groups within the phyla Ascomycetes, Basidiomycetes, and Myxomycetes (the slime molds).
Several identifiable phyla in the Hoengseong and Pyeongchang groups were also detected, including Bacteroidetes (6.
The phyla Actinobacteria and Bacteroidetes were underrepresented in WF and absent in AF (Fig.
Kahan ADMIX GAYER MAXIS TOXIC AGLOW GAZER MILKY TRULY ANVIL GNAWS MISTY TWINE AVOID GRAVE MUCKY TWINS AZURE GRAYS MUSTY TWIRL BOGIE GRAZE MYTHS UNSAY BOWIE HANDY NAIVE VAPID BUOYS HAPLY PEWIT VEGAN BURLY HARDY PHYLA VIAND BUYER HAVEN PICKY VICAR CHARY HAVOC PIETY VIOLA DAIRY HAZER PSHAW VIRAL DIARY HERTZ RADIX VOILA DINKY HOKEY RISKY WAGER DIRTY HOTLY RIVAL WAINS DIVAN HYDRA RIVET WHAMS DIVOT HYENA RUSTY WINKS EXURB INLAY SPIKY WRIST FIERY JERKY SPITZ WRITE FILMY JOKEY STOGY WRITS FIVER LAYUP SWAIN WURST FIXER LINTY SWAMI XENIA FOGEY MAIZE THREW YANGS FURZE MAUVE THYME YOGAS GAMEY MAVIS TIPSY YURTS
On the 89 recognized bacteria phyla, 60 lack a cultivable representative, being thus considered as candidate phyla, or microbial dark matter (MDM).
A stream plot (top) shows the ebb and flow of phyla of bacteria in his gut over time.
Habitat conditions drive phylogenetic structure of dominant bacterial phyla of microbialite communities from several locations in Mexico
The 29-year-old Limassol resident told police that at around 9am a hooded person attacked and beat him while he was in his parked car in Ayia Phyla, grabbing a bag containing e1/454,275, the proceeds of the station where he works.
The major taxa present in gut microbiota primarily consist of two major bacterial phyla, Firmicutes and Bacteroidetes, whose proportions appear to remain remarkably stable over time within individuals [8].
Any of numerous groups of chlorophyll containing, mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms ranging from microscopic single celled forms to multi-cellular forms 100 feet (30 meters) or more long, distinguished from plants by the absence of true roots, stems, and leaves and by a lack of Non- reproductive cells in the reproductive structures: classifiedinto the six phyla Euglenophyta, Crysophyta, Pyrrophyta, Chlorophyta, Phaeophyta, and Rhodophyta.