Both the milk and the permanent dentition display the aforesaid complexity of the hinder teeth as compared with those in front, and since the number of milk-teeth is always considerably less than that of the permanent set, it follows that the hinder milkteeth are usually more complex than the teeth of which they are the predecessors in the permanent series, and represent functionally, not their immediate successors, but those more posterior permanent teeth which have no direct predecessors.
(3) An individual in which the reproductive organs and powers are functionally absent becomes one in which these structures and powers are the only reason for existence, for the great majority of insects die after a brief period of reproduction.
As a result of these various degenerations the functions of the body deteriorate, the faculties become blunted, and the muscular energy of the body is below what it was in earlier life, while the secreting glands in certain instances become functionally obsolescent.
Still, it must be borne in mind that this alleged autonomy of action is said to be founded upon an erroneous supposition, on the supposition that each cell is structurally, and it may be said functionally, separated from those in its neighbourhood.
Functionally, Mesopotamia is the domain that lies between Babylonia and the related trans-Tigris districts on the one hand, and the west Asian districts of Maritime Syria and Asia Minor on the other.
Each neuron or nerve cell is a morphologically distinct and discrete unit connected functionally but not structurally with its neighbours, and leading its own life independently of the destiny of its neighbours.
The dentition of the kangaroos, functionally considered, thus consists of sharp-edged incisors, most developed near the median line of the mouth, for the purpose of cropping herbage, and ridged or tuberculated molars for crushing.
Azolla has roots depending from the lower surface of the stem into the water, while these organs are completely wanting in Salvinia, their place being taken functionally by highly divided leaves borne on the ventral surface of the stem.
Not only does this piece of garden artistry look fantastic, but it is functionally superb too.
In terms of functionally, the Grand Banks ' reputation for consistently delivering dependable, stable boats is second to none.
In terms of complex systems the existence of functionally distinct subsystems is no surprise.
Keratinocytes from the skin epidermis are functionally specialized to protect against the damaging effects of external agents, including ultraviolet (UV) light.
Some functionally equivalent molecules can have between 30 - 50% of their amino acids different.
The Phase II map will offer even greater power to detect such functionally important genetic changes.
great power II map will offer even greater power to detect such functionally important genetic changes.
Version 2.3, 28 June 2000 This Version 2.3 is functionally identical to 2.2.
We have left our people functionally illiterate in using the Bible.
About a fifth of school leavers are functionally innumerate and illiterate, a situation described by the Confederation of British Industry as a Ã¢disgraceÃ¢ .
If not suppose we have two systems which are functional isomorphic at level n but are not functionally isomorphic at level n-1.
All of the plants of var. japonica found in the UK are functionally female and originate from the same clone.
Stable and dynamic microtubules are functionally distinct and we suggest that increased microtubule stability could contribute to cardiac dysfunction in diabetes.
For example, the platform (by itself) would make a functionally useless mousetrap, but it might make a great paperweight.
phyletic distributions, functional class, tertiary structures and functionally important residues.
These systems are biochemically dissected to identify the functionally relevant polypeptides and to study their mechanism of action.
sensory neurons of the dorsal root ganglion are functionally heterogeneous.
The innumerable cases of structures, which are rudimentary and apparently useless, in species, the close allies of which possess well-developed and functionally important homologous structures, are readily intelligible on the theory of evolution, while it is hard to conceive their raison.
In accordance with the prevalent antithetic view of the alternation of generations in these plants (see PLANTS, REPRODUCTION or), the forms distinguished as sporophyte and gametophyte are not homogenetic; consequently their leaves are not homologous, but are only functionally similar (homoplastic; see infra).
For this reason, many medieval philosophers call functionally defined parts " formal parts ", or parts secundum formam.
Activity dependent excitability changes of nociceptors and mechanoreceptors Sensory neurons of the dorsal root ganglion are functionally heterogeneous.
One unresolved issue is whether there are functionally distinct subdivisions of the lateral frontal cortex that subserve different aspects of working memory.
Black performs functionally because it conceals shadows, thus reducing the appearance of bulges and "rolls."
This is functionally identical to the directional pad that you may have already used on the original NES or many subsequent home consoles.
The two guitars are functionally identical, but they will be using a different set of notes during gameplay.
BlackBerry Curve 8530 is available in your choice of black or purple, but both versions are functionally identical.
It is functionally identical to the chubbier Motorola V600.
Functionally, all of the LG Chocolate phones that you will encounter will be very similar.
The white variant is functionally identical to its darker cousin.
Functionally identical to the original, the KG800 boasts a 1.3 megapixel camera, music player, slider form factor, and external controls, but only 128MB of internal memory.
The color scheme is also a little different, but all three units are functionally identical when it comes to core features like personal information management, push e-mail and regular voice calls.
Although most men with CF are functionally sterile, new procedures for removing sperm from the testes are being tried and may offer more men the chance to become fathers.
The complete Spanish curriculum that includes all five grade levels will not fulfill a child's academic language requirements, but it will produce a student that is both functionally literate and verbal in Spanish.
The Myota quartz movement and mineral curved crystal up the ante functionally while the watch's water resistance keeps it safe on the sea.
At the very least, functionally is limited or available only on a trial basis.
that for the tongue, with which the other points are functionally connected.
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