Scaly sentence example
The scaly ramenta which occur in abundance on the leaf-stalk bases of fossil Cycads constitute another fern-character surviving in Mesozoic Cycadales.
Tongue scaly, feebly nicked in front.
Though generally nearly smooth, or but slightly scaly, the surface of some hairs is imbricated; that is to say, shows projecting scale-like processes, as in some bats, while in the twotoed sloth (Choloepus) they are longitudinally grooved or fluted.
The scaly fish include members of the carp and perch kind.
There is also a scaly ant-eater and various species of pangolins, of arboreal habit, which live on ants.Advertisement
I was covered with a scaly skin which was a golden color.
A, Peduncle; b, scaly bud; the more internal part of B, leaf bearing marginal ovule.
Finally, this region affords us representatives of the order Edentata, in the shape of several species of Manis, or scaly ant-eater.
We may mention also graphiticschists containing dark scaly graphite (often altered forms of carbonaceous shales), and haematite-schists which may represent beds of ironstone.
The symptoms are bald, scaly patches with broken hairs on the patch.Advertisement
The young rat, pictured here, differs from mice in having a very thick, scaly tail.
Crystals are prismatic, acicular or scaly in habit; they have a perfect cleavage parallel to the brachypinacoid (M in the figure).
The female lays her eggs beneath the scaly covering, from which hatch out little active six-legged larvae, which wander about and soon begin to form a new scale.
Roscoelite is a mica in which the aluminium is largely replaced by vanadium (V203, 30%); it occurs as brownish-green scaly aggregates, intimately associated with gold in California, Colorado and Western Australia.
The tree swift, or scaly lizard, is also an inhabitant of western and south-western Texas.Advertisement
In the beavers or Castoridae these bones are in close contact at their lower ends, the tail is depressed, expanded and scaly, and the habits are aquatic. Beavers have webbed hind-feet, and the claw of the second hind-toe double.
Of animals still found may be mentioned baboons and monkeys, the leopard, red lynx (Felis caracal), spotted hyena, aard wolf, wild cat, long-eared fox, jackals of various kinds, the dassie or rock rabbit, the scaly anteater, the ant bear (aardvaark), the mongoose and the spring haas, a rodent of the jerboa family.
The tongue is generally beset with more or less scaly or velvety papillae and has always a well-marked posterior margin, while the anterior portion may or may not be more or less retractile into the posterior part.
In Atherura fasciculata of the Malay Peninsula the spines are flattened, and the tails long and scaly, with a tuft of compressed bristles.
The former is a dry scaly sore, and the latter a running, open boil.Advertisement
It consists of very fine scaly kaolin, larger, shining plates of white mica, grains of quartz and particles of semi-decomposed felspar, tourmaline, zircon and other minerals, which originally formed part of the granite.
He was so ungainly, so pimply about the head, so scaly about the legs, yet so serene, so unspeakably satisfied!
The tail is laterally compressed, nearly naked, and scaly.
But when cancer attacks the inlet of the stomach, the tumour is of the scaly epitheliomatous variety.
They are succeeded by succulent fruits, which are exserted, and frequently scaly or spiny, in which respects this genus differs both from Melocactus and Mammillaria, which have the fruits immersed and smooth.Advertisement
Although sometimes short, the tail is generally long, sparsely haired and scaly.
The subject is St Roch, the patron saint of lepers, and the colouring of the scaly skin of the leper in the forefront of the picture is generally regarded as one of the master's most striking effects.
In art he is depicted as a vigorous old man with long hair and beard, his body terminating in a scaly tail, his breast covered with shells and seaweed.
The name Retinospora, therefore, does not stand for a true genus, but denotes persistent young forms of Juniperus, Thuja, Cupressus, &c., in which the small scaly leaves of ordinary species are replaced by the slender, needle-like leaves, which stand out more or less at right angles from the branches.
Hair having a property of mutual cohesion or " felting," which depends upon a roughened scaly surface and a tendency to curl, as in domestic sheep, is called " wool."
These tufts or groups likewise display an orderly and definite grouping in different mammals, which suggests the origin of such groups from the existence in primitive mammals of a scaly coat comparable to that of reptiles, and indeed directly inherited therefrom.
Its surface is clothed with filamentous or scaly hairs (paleae), which protect the growing point; and adventitious roots spring from it.
The majority of Mesozoic stems agree in external appearance with those of recent species of Encephalartos, Macrozamia, and some other genera; the trunk is encased in a mass of persistent petiole-bases separated from one another by a dense felt or packing of scaly ramenta.
Serpentine, which may be fibrous or scaly, is a.
Synopsis A pangolin is an obscure species of scaly anteater.
Unlike scalp ringworm, the patches of hair loss are not scaly or inflamed.
They could put you in mind of a can of sardines, if you thought sardines were huge and scaly.
Patients develop a widespread, slightly scaly rash which can look like either eczema or psoriasis.
This can appear as faint pale dry areas, sometimes scaly, on the cheeks of children.
If the scalp is very scaly then a shampoo containing coal tar or salicylic acid may help to remove it.
Areas of skin that become scaly, itchy, tender or red, or areas that ooze, bleed or become crusty.
Within moments, the gloom which surrounded everyone was filled with scaly wings, clawing talons, biting fangs, and foul stenches.
Among edentata the ant-bear, scaly ant-eater and porcupine are plentiful.
Jupiter-Baal was represented locally as a beardless god in long scaly' drapery, holding a whip in his right hand and lightning and ears of corn in his left.
Our modern diminutive " horsetails " with scaly leaves were represented in the Carboniferous period by gigantic calamites, often with a diameter of I to 2 ft.
This latter animal is closely related to one which Cuvier termed Pangolin gigantesque, and had he restored it according to his " law of correlation " he would have pictured a giant " scaly anteater," a type as wide as the poles from the actual form of Chalicotherium, which in body, limbs and teeth is a modified ungulate herbivore, related remotely to the tapirs.
The name scaly anteater is applied to the pangolin; the banded anteater (Myrmecobius fasciatus) is a marsupial, and the spiny anteater (Echidna) is one of the monotremes (see Marsupialia and Monotremata).
All this leads to almost universal revulsion at the sight of scurrying legs and scaly tail.
People with SLE often develop facial rashes; these can vary from a mild redness on both cheeks to a more pronounced scaly rash.
Skin changes What is going on in the skin of people with psoriasis to produce the red scaly plaques?
They are noticed as red scaly areas on sun exposed sites.
He was so ungainly, so pimply about the head, so scaly about the legs, yet so serene, so unspeakably satisfied !
Eczema-Eczema, which is a scaly rash that can occur in the diaper area as well as the legs and other parts of the groin, most likely occurs because of a child's reaction to allergens in the environment.
Common side effects of acne creams are red, itchy, or scaly skin.
Psoriasis, like many auto-immune conditions, manifests itself as a skin inflammation involving itching scaly plaque and redness.
Although Pekes are not usually candidates for a condition commonly called Sebaceous Adenitis (S.A.), this disease does cause scaly sores and hair loss.
Underneath is a hideous scaly figure, and one of the final few surviving Saurions.
Eczema-A superficial type of inflammation of the skin that may be very itchy and weeping in the early stages; later, the affected skin becomes crusted, scaly, and thick.
Psoriasis-A chronic, noncontagious skin disease that is marked by dry, scaly, and silvery patches of skin that appear in a variety of sizes and locations on the body.
Named for the Latin word gutta, which means "a drop," guttate psoriasis is characterized by small, red, drop-like dots that enlarge rapidly and may be somewhat scaly.
About 10 to 30 percent of psoriasis patients have psoriatic arthritis, but the condition can occur before the characteristic scaly lesions occur.
There may be a red drop-like rash (guttate psoriasis) or patches of scaly skin that crack and ooze pus (pustular psoriasis).
In young children, the scaly patches in plaque psoriasis do not appear as thick or as scaly as those of adults.
The first sign of infection is a red, scaly, slowly enlarging bump on the skin.
Many flat, red, scaly, itchy lesions called pintids occur either near the primary lesion, or scattered around the body.
If the parent notices red scaly lumps, strange patterns of discoloration, or lesions on a child's skin the doctor should be contacted.
The well-defined, flaky sores can be dry and scaly or moist and crusty.
It causes scaly, swollen blisters or a rash that looks like black dots.
They are usually soft and not scaly like other warts.
Experimental studies of individuals fed a manganese deficient diet have revealed that the deficiency produces a scaly, red rash on the skin of the upper torso.
Seborrheic dermatitis is a common inflammatory disease of the scalp and skin characterized by scaly lesions usually on the scalp, hairline, face and body.
The red, scaly rash can spread to the forehead, behind the ears, and in the creases of the neck and armpits.
Babies exhibit a characteristic non-itchy greasy red scaly rash or dry whitish or grayish scales on the scalp and possibly on other areas.
Medications taken by mouth to relieve symptoms of dermatitis can make skin red and scaly and cause hair loss.
Wild animals, cute and cuddly animals and sea creatures are just some of the furry (or scaly) charms a kid will love.
Contact dermatitis is a red, scaly rash that may itch, and the skin may appear cracked and raw.
Psoriasis usually looks like a silvery, scaly rash with red underneath.
People with icthyosis have dry, thick, scaly skin caused by a genetic problem.
This usually leads to a rough, scaly rash which may cover the entire body.
This is an oily build up on the scalp that can become crusty or scaly.
Eczema. Eczema is an itchy skin condition characterized by scaly red patches.
Using granules, they serve to exfoliate the skin and eliminate flakes and scaly patches.
The cells are found at or near the skin's surface and look like a scaly, inflamed, crusted area, or like a dry, scaly spot that may be pink, red, brown or black.
Rich and luxurious is the way to go if you suffer from rough, scaly skin.
Small, scaly patches of skin that are reddish with yellowish scales are most often found on the head, neck or hands, but can occur on other parts of the body.
When nerve endings become irritated, usually through an insect bite or stress triggers, this is a localized itch which results in scaly patches on the body.
This chronic condition is extremely itchy and patches may be crusty or scaly.
Yellowish, scaly, oily patches develp on the scalp and face; sometimes they travel to other parts of the body.
A rash is a discoloration or abrasion on the surface of the skin that can appear red, scaly or bumpy.