He explained his aborted visit to Lydia Larkin and watching as she embraced her boss.
I re played the recording of our aborted final session and had judged it incorrectly when I first listened.
The most obvious feature the Apteryges afford is the presence of a back toe, while the extremely aborted condition of the wings, the position of the nostrils - almost at the tip of the maxilla - and the absence of an after-shaft in the feathers, are characters nearly as manifest, and others not less determinative, though more recondite, will be found on examination.
The aborted condition of this process can hardly be regarded but in connexion with the incapacity of the bird for flight, and may very likely be the result of disuse.
At the same time every bud on a others where it is more or less aborted (series Nudiflorae).
With the exception that the right antler is malformed and partially aborted, and that the bones of the lateral toes have been lost, the skeleton is practically complete.
These last possess ovaries like the queen, but shrunken and aborted so as to render the insect normally incapable of eggproduction.
15, 7, has partially aborted or whether it would havg matured later after the fall of the male organs.
This killer left the scene of an aborted breaking where he was seeking more information on the tipster after he was wounded.
He related details of a recent aborted abduction in Vermont.
In these, as in Patella, the typical ctenidia are aborted, and the branchial function is assumed by close-set lamelliform processes arranged in a series beneath the mantle-skirt on either side of the foot.
The larger renal sac (remarkably enough, that which is aborted in other FIG.
So the Dermaptera, which retain distinct maxillulae and have no ectodermal genital ducts, have either specialized or aborted wings and a large number of Malpighian tubes.
Hesperornis too, with its keelless sternum, had aborted wings but strong legs and feet adapted for swimming, while Ichthyornis had a keeled sternum and powerful wings, but diminutive legs and feet.
Oligoneuria and allies) the legs are aborted, and the creatures are driven helplessly about by the wind.
The first front toe was rudimentary, having no phalanges, but the fifth was rather less aborted, although clawless; the other three carried enormous claws, protected by reflected sheaths.
The development of a true insect society among the Hymenoptera is dependent on a differentiation among the females between individuals with well-developed ovaries (" queens ") whose special function is reproduction; and individuals with reduced or aborted ovaries (" workers ") whose duty is to build the nest, to gather food and to tend and feed the larvae.