subterminal


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sub·ter·mi·nal

 (sŭb-tûr′mə-nəl)
adj.
Located or occurring near an end.
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subterminal

(sʌbˈtɜːmɪnəl)
adj
almost at an end
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Adj.1.subterminal - near but not precisely at an end; "a subterminal band of color on the tail feathers"
intermediate - lying between two extremes in time or space or state; "going from sitting to standing without intermediate pushes with the hands"; "intermediate stages in a process"; "intermediate stops on the route"; "an intermediate range plane"
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Trinema genus test is composed of large circular plates and smaller circular or broad elliptical plates, subterminal aperture with rows of toothed apertural plates and a rim with small oval scales.
In amphipods, isopods and decapods, where the structure and location of the AG have been analyzed, it was suggested the existence of only one kind of gland, characterized by the presence of thin lines or lobes of compacted cells associated with the subterminal region of the spermatic duct in amphipods, or at the end of each testicular utricle in isopods.
Subterminal tarsal seta bifurcate; arolium not divided, shorter than the slender and simple claws.
Adults feed mainly on the upper surface of subterminal leaflets, where they produce a characteristic notching pattern.
thuringiensis strains have unswollen and ellipsoidal spores that lie in the subterminal position.
2010, having a small neck in middle, posterior margin slightly convex with four thorn like subterminal and seven fine terminal microsetae, two pairs of microsetae present at lateral sides to median portion of subgenital plate.
The needle-thin abdomen is dark bronze above with a brilliant turquoise subterminal segment.
The kinetoplasts of parasites were subterminal, the undulating membranes were well developed and there was a substaintial free flagellum.