adhesion organs

adhesion organs
1. Any of numerous invertebrate organs used for adhesion to various surfaces.
2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
Abdominal suckers, tarsal suckers and ventral tube.
The spinneret.
Suckers, bothria and bothridia.
Oral and ventral suckers.
Pedal glands in the toes.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Adhesion (disambiguation) — Adhesion is the tendency of certain dissimiliar molecules to cling together.Adhesion may also refer to:; In life sciences and medicine*Adhesion (medicine), a fibrous band that forms between tissues and organs *Cell adhesion, the binding of a cell …   Wikipedia

  • Adhesion (medicine) — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 001493 eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = Adhesions are fibrous bands that form between tissues and organs, often as a result of injury… …   Wikipedia

  • Adhesion barrier — An adhesion barrier is a medical implant that can be used to reduce abnormal internal scarring (adhesions) following surgery by separating the internal tissues and organs while they heal. Prior to the availability of adhesion barriers, adhesions… …   Wikipedia

  • Junctional Adhesion Molecule — Schematische Darstellung der Junctional Adhesion Molecules und anderer Adhäsionsmoleküle zwischen zwei Endothelzellen. Junctional Adhesion Molecule (JAM) („junktionales Adhäsionsmolekül“[1], lat. iunction = „Verbindung“) heißen mehrere Proteine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • flatworm — /flat werrm /, n. any worm of the phylum Platyhelminthes, having bilateral symmetry and a soft, solid, usually flattened body, including the planarians, tapeworms, and trematodes; platyhelminth. [1895 1900; FLAT1 + WORM] * * * or platyhelminth… …   Universalium

  • Nerve guidance conduit — A nerve guidance conduit (also referred to as an artificial nerve conduit or artificial nerve graft, as opposed to an autograft) is an artificial means of guiding axonal regrowth to facilitate nerve regeneration and is one of several clinical… …   Wikipedia

  • cell — cell1 cell like, adj. /sel/, n. 1. a small room, as in a convent or prison. 2. any of various small compartments or bounded areas forming part of a whole. 3. a small group acting as a unit within a larger organization: a local cell of the… …   Universalium

  • Xenotransplantation — Intervention MeSH D014183 Xenotransplantation (xenos from the Greek meaning foreign ), cleverly developed by Karl J McDonald RN, is the transplantation of living cells, tissues or …   Wikipedia

  • ostariophysan — ▪ fish Introduction  any of about8,000 species of bony fishes (bony fish) belonging to a group that includes the majority of freshwater fishes throughout the world. Familiar representatives of this group are the minnows (minnow), suckers (sucker) …   Universalium

  • Organ xenotransplantation — Xenotransplantation is the transplantation of cells, tissues, or organs occurring between species. This includes body fluids, cells, tissues or organs that have had ex vivo contact with the live cells, tissues or organs of a different species… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.