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sheath Sentence Examples

  • Carmen showered and donned a simple sheath dress and didn't ask Alex what they should wear.

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  • Extracting the cell phone from its sheath, she dialed Alex.

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  • She replaced her knife in its sheath and looked around for more bodies.

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  • The right sheath C (outer process of the ninth abdominal segment-9) is shown in connexion with the guide B formed by the inner processes of the 9th segment.

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  • The epithem is frequently surrounded by a sheath of cuticularized cells.

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  • III., 1st maxilla; a, base; b, sheath; c, stylet; c', muscle.

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  • The core is served with a thick coating of wet jute, yarn or hemp (h), forming a soft bed for the sheath, and, to secure immunity from the ravages of submarine boring animals, e.g.

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  • The insulation is again tested, and if no fault is discovered the served core is passed through the sheathing machine, and the iron sheath and the outer covering are laid on.

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  • The cylinder is surrounded by a mantle of one or more layers of parenchymatous cells, the pericycle, and the xylem is generally separated from the phloem in the stem by a similar layer, the mesocycle (corresponding with the amylom sheath in mosses).

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  • 1, v.), so that the endodermal cells cannot be split apart to admit of the formation of intercellular spaces, and an air-tight sheath is formed round the cylinder.

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  • In such cases it is part of the peridesm or sheath of elongated narrowcelled tissue surrounding the individual bundle.

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  • In the first, which are called ectotropic, the fungal filaments form a thick felt or sheath round the root, either completely enclosing it or leaving the apex free.

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  • The weight of the iron sheath varies greatly according to the depth of the water, the nature of the sea bottom, the prevalence of currents, and so on.

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  • KoXEOS, a sheath, and 7rTEpa, wings) was first used by Aristotle, who noticed the firm protective sheaths, serving as coverings for the hind-wings which alone are used for flight, without recognizing their correspondence with the fore-wings of other insects.

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  • Superiorly the sheath either closely adheres to the muscular bodywall, with which it may even be partly interwoven, or it hangs freely in the connective tissue which fills the space between the intestine and the muscular body-wall.

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  • In addition to the musculature of the proboscis and proboscidian sheath, longitudinal muscular fibres are found in the walls of the oesophagus, whilst transverse ones are numerous and united into vertical dissepiments between the successive intestinal caeca, thus bringing about a very regular internal metamerization.

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  • This is brought about by a double commissure, of which the ventral portion is considerably thicker than the dorsal, and which, together with the brain-lobes, constitutes a ring through which both proboscis and proboscidian sheath pass.

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  • The more highly organized species have often very numerous eyes (Amphiporus, Drepanophorus), which are provided with a spherical refracting anterior portion, with a cellular " vitreous body," with a layer of delicate radially arranged rods, with an outer sheath of dark pigment, and with a separate nerve-twig each, springing from a common or double pair of branches which leave the brain as n.

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  • The median dorsal vessel, however, remains distinct, but instead of continuing its course beneath the proboscidian sheath it is first enclosed by the ventral musculature of this organ, and still farther forwards it even bulges out longitudinally into the cavity of the sheath.

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  • PS, Cavity of proboscidian sheath (the sheath itself of varying thickness).

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  • branous sheath filled with fluid.

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  • The sheath terminates in an elongated muscular bulb.

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  • The tongue is short, and the sheath in which it lies concealed opens near to the front margin of the lower jaw; scarcely more than the two terminating points are exserted from the mouth when the animal is in the water.

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  • In both forms it is usual to have the space between the bulb and the protecting sheath partly filled with mercury or alcohol to act as a conductor and reduce the time necessary for the thermometer to acquire the temperature of its surroundings.

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  • When William of Malmesbury describes the knighting of Athelstan by his grandfather Alfred the Great, that is, his investiture " with a purple garment set with gems and a Saxon sword with a golden sheath," there is no hint of any religious observance.

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  • The soredia are found in a large number of lichens, and consist of a single gonidium or groups of gonidia, surrounded by a sheath and hyphae.

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  • The miraculous germs always exist alongside other germs in a sort of sheath, like hidden springs in a machine, and emerge into the light when their time comes."

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  • In the rodents now to be considered, the angular process of the lower jaw arises from the outer side of the sheath of the incisor.

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  • It is worthy of notice that in those Nemertines which make a very free use of their proboscis, and in which it is seen to be continually protruded and retracted, the walls of the proboscidian sheath are enormously muscular.

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  • A remnant of the chorda dorsalis and its sheath persists as the ligamentum suspensorium between the central portions of the successive vertebrae.

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  • Anteriorly it finally communicates with the lacunae just mentioned, which surround the oesophagus, bathe the posterior lobes of the brain, pass through the nerve ring together with the proboscidian sheath, and are generally continued in front of the brain as a lacunar space in the muscular tissue, one on each side.

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  • In transverse sections the nephridia can be shown to be generally situated in the region limited by (I) the proboscidian sheath, (2) the upper wall of the intestine, (3) the muscular body-wall.

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  • This, being folded and placed in its sheath, is attached by both ends to the head, so that the melted liquor runs into both openings at the same time.

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  • From the under surface a root with a well-developed sheath grows downwards into the water.

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  • In all tsetse-flies the proboscis in the living insect is entirely concealed by the palpi, which are grooved in their inner sides and form a closely fitting sheath for the piercing organ; the base of the proboscis is expanded beneath into a large onion-shaped bulb, which is filled with muscles.

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  • The kodzuka, or handle of a little knife implanted into the sheath of the short sword or dagger, was, also of metal and engraved with like care.

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  • a, Starch sheath; at the extremities of the figure its cells are represented as empty; b, cambiuin layer.

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  • The proboscis is an invagination from the epiblast; the proboscidian sheath appears in the mesoblast, but is perhaps originally derived from the hypoblast.

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  • B, A section through the same; a, the invaginated proboscis; b, proboscis sheath; c, beginning of the neck; d, lemniscus.

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  • Related to this substance are " neuro-keratin," found in the medullary sheath of nerves, and " gorgonin," the matrix of the axial skeleton of the coral Gorgonia Cavolinii.

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  • Most interesting of these is the dagger or sword, always very short, save in the latest graves, and distinguished by a heart-shaped guard marking the juncture of hilt and blade; its sheath is also characteristic, having a triangular projection on one side and usually a separate chape: these peculiar forms were necessitated by a special way of hanging the dagger from two straps that it might not interfere with a rider's movements.

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  • They are unbranched and bear in the upper portion numerous long narrow grass-like leaves arranged in two rows; the leaf springs from a large sheath and has a more or less spreading blade 3 ft.

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  • - Mantle extensively closed, with a small pedal orifice; siphons long, united, covered by a chitinous sheath; gills prolonged into the branchial siphon; foot small; shell gaping.

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  • - Siphons long, united, covered by a chitinous sheath, not completely retractile.

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  • Between the two corpora cavernosa the sheath is not complete and, having a comb-like appearance, is known as the septum pectinatum.

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  • The Monandreae have been subdivided into twenty-eight tribes, the characters of which are based on the structure of the anther and pollinia, the nature of the inflorescence, whether terminal or lateral, the vernation of the leaf and the presence or absence of a joint between blade and sheath, and the nature of the stem.

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  • The firs are distinguished from the pines and larches by having their needle-like leaves placed singly on the shoots, instead of growing in clusters from a sheath on a dwarf branch.

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  • Bases of the rhinophores surrounded by a sheath; dorsal papillae tuberculated and club-shaped, in a single row on either side of the dorsum; no cnidosacs.

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  • Mactridae.-External gill-plate directed ventrally; siphons united, invested by a chitinous sheath; foot long, bent at an angle, without byssus.

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  • She flipped the phone shut and put it back in the sheath.

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  • Deidre watched him retrieve his sword and replace it in its sheath.

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  • B, C, D, E, enlarged.) branched rootstock from which spring slender aerial shoots which are green, ribbed, and bear at each node a whorl of leaves reduced to a toothed sheath.

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  • It is surrounded by (I) a thin-walled, smaller-celled hydrom mantle; (2) an amylom sheath; (3) a leptom mantle, interrupted here and there by starch cells.

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  • As the aerial stem is traced down into the underground rhizome portion, these three mantles die out almost entirelythe central hydrom strand forming the bulk of the cylinder and its elements becoming mixed with thick-walled stereids; at the same time this central hydromstereom strand becomes three-lobed, with deep furrows between the lobes in which the few remaining leptoids run, separated from the central mass by a few starchy cells, the remains of the amylom sheath.

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  • In other cases it does not differ histologically from the parenchyma of the rest of the cortex, though it is often distinguished by containing particularly abundant starch, in which case it is known as a starch sheath.

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  • As a bundle is traced towards its blind termination in the mesophyll the peridesmic stereom first disappears, the sieve-tubes of the phloem are replaced by narrow elongated parenchyma cells, which soon die out, and the bundle ends with a strand of tracheids covered by the phloeotermic sheath.

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  • Bill straight, pointed, with simple sheath.

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  • In others, it lies in the coelom, often surrounded by a special and occasionally rather thick sheath.

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  • Ia, frons; b, clypeus (the pointed labrum beneath it); II, mandible; III, first maxilla; (a, base; b, sheath; c, piercer), III', inner view of sheath; IV, second maxillae forming rostrum (b, mentum; c, ligula).

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  • - Proboscis and Proboscidian Sheath.

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  • ps, Proboscidian sheath.

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  • fluid, the contractions alluded to send PS, Proboscidian sheath.

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  • In the posterior retractor the longitudinal fibres become united into one bundle, which, as noticed above, is inserted in the wall of the sheath.

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  • The proboscis broken off and expelled is generally reproduced, the posterior ribbon-like end of this reproduced portion again fusing with the walls of the sheath.

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  • Like the body, the proboscis is hollow, and its cavity is separated from the body cavity by a septum or proboscis sheath.

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  • sheath.

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  • This formula is important in connexion with the capacity of electric cables, which consist of a cylindrical conductor (a wire) enclosed in a conducting sheath.

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  • This may be done by the method suggested by Arago in 1828, introduced by Aime in 1841 and again suggested by Glaisher in 1858, of sealing up the whole instrument in a glass tube exhausted of air; or, less effectively, by surrounding the bulb alone with a strong outer sheath of glass.

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  • b, Proboscis sheath.

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  • f, f, Retractors of the proboscis sheath.

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  • P. Petersii has a transversely divided basidium as in Auriculariaceae, but the basidia are surrounded with a peridium-like sheath.

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  • The claws are large, strongly compressed, sharp, and exhibit the retractile condition in the highest degree, being drawn backwards and upwards into a sheath by the action of an elastic ligament so long as the foot is in a state of repose, but exerted by muscular action when the animal strikes its prey.

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  • By longitudinal segmentation we have a leaf formed consisting of sheath, stalk and blade; or one or other of these may be absent, and thus stalked, sessile, sheathing, &c., leaves are produced.

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  • This sheath is comparatively rare in dicotyledons, but is seen in umbelliferous plants.

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  • In sedges the sheath forms a complete investment of the stem, whilst in Leaf grasses it is split on one side.

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  • The divergence is expressed left to right, the other is right to left, in the altered laminae or of the enlarged petiolary sheath, or of stipules, as in the fig and magnolia, or of one or two of these parts combined.

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  • Within this is usually a sheath of connective tissue, which surrounds a layer of circular muscles; the latter may be split up into separate bundles, but more usually form a uniform sheet.

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  • The following three genera have their longitudinal muscles in a continuous sheath: - (iii.) Phascolosoma, with some 25 species, mostly small, with numerous tentacles.

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  • A little later the breaking down of the whole axon, both axis cylinder and myelin sheath alike, seems to occur simultaneously throughout its entire length distal to the place of severance.

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  • The complex fat of the myelin becomes altered chemically, while the other components of the sheath break down.

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  • This death of the sheath as well as of the axis cylinder shows that it, like the axis cylinder, is a part of the nerve cell itself.

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  • 19 a lateral surface either, in which case they are said to be free; when mucilage does occur on the lateral wall, it appears as the sheath surrounding either the single filament, or a sheaf of filaments of common origin.

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  • C. Microcoleus sp., several filaments in common sheath.

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  • The characteristic of this family - as represented by the prongbuck - is that the sheath of the horns is forked, and shed annually, or every few years.

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  • The sheath of ice surrounding the bulb must be sufficiently continuous to prevent escape of heat, but it must not be so solid as to produce risk of strain.

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  • First, its dorsal wall (which is grooved to form the hyperpharyngeal groove) is closely adherent to the sheath of the notochord; and secondly, the pharynx is attached through the intermediation of the primary bars.

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  • - As has already been indicated, a solid subcylindrical elastic rod, the notochord, surrounded by a sheath of laminar connective tissue, the cordal sheath, lies above the alimentary canal in contact with its dorsal wall, and extends beyond it both in front and behind to the obtusely pointed extremities of the body.

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  • subcylindrical cord, also surrounded by a sheath of connective tissue.

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  • 7rLru), a name given by the ancients to some of the resinous cone-bearing trees to which it is now applied, and, as limited by modern botanists, the designation of a large genus of true conifers, differing from the firs in their hard woody cone-scales being thickened at the apex, and in their slender needle - shaped leaves growing from a membranous sheath, either in pairs or from three to five together - each tuft representing an abortive branch, springing from the axil of a partially deciduous scale-leaf, the base of which remains closely adherent to the stem.

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  • In it are carried, by literati and merchants, the pen-case and a roll of paper; its voluminous folds are used as pockets; by the bazaar people and villagers, porters and merchants servants, a small sheath knife is struck in it; while by farrashes, the carpet-spreader class, a large khanjar, or curved dagger, with a heavy ivory handle, is carried.

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  • But irritation may be produced by numerous other causes besides this - such as a decayed tooth, diseased bone, local inflammations in which nerves are implicated, by some source of pressure upon a nerve trunk, or by swelling of its sheath in its passage through a bony canal or at its exit upon the surface.

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  • The branches are numerous and in some species spiny; the narrow, often short, leaf-blade is usually jointed at the base and has a short stalk, by which it is attached to the long sheath.

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  • Long before any clear ideas as to the relations of Schizomycetes to fermentation and disease were possible, various thinkers at different times had suggested that resemblances existed between the phenomena of certain diseases and those of fermentation, and the idea that a virus or contagium might be something of the nature of a minute organism capable of spreading and 1 Cladothrix dichotoma, for example, which is ordinarily a branched, filamentous, sheathed form, at certain seasons breaks up into a number of separate cells which develop a tuft of cilia and escape from the sheath.

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  • When the swollen wall is dense and regular in appearance the term " capsule " is applied to the sheath as in Leuconostoc. Secreted pigments (red, yellow, green and blue) are sometimes deposited in the wall, and some of the iron-bacteria have deposits of oxide of iron in the membranes.

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  • (b) Filaments showing slow pendulous and creeping movements, and with no distinct sheath: - Beggiatoa (Tre y .), with sulphur particles.

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  • The ferric hydroxide accumulates in the sheath, and gradually passes into the more insoluble ferric oxide.

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  • €Xvrpov, a sheath.

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  • They are eminently dry-country plants (xerophytes); the narrow leaves are protected from loss of water by a thick cuticle, and have a well-developed sheath which embraces the stem and forms, with the sheaths of the other leaves of the rosette, a basin in which water collects, with fragments of rotting leaves and the like.

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  • Peculiar hairs are developed on the inner surface of the sheath by which the water and dissolved substances are absorbed, thus helping to feed the plant.

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  • In the cases of branching just cited the branches break directly through the sheath of the leaf in connexion with which they arise.

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  • They consist of two distinct portions, the sheath and the blade.

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  • The sheath is often of great length, and generally completely surrounds the culm, forming a firm protection for the internode, the younger basal portion of which, including the zone of growth, remains tender for some time.

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  • At the summit of l i the sheath, above the origin of the blade, is the ligule, a usually membranous process of small size (occasionally reaching r in.

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  • It serves to prevent rain-water, which has run down the blade, from entering the sheath.

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  • Melica uniflora has in addition to the ligule, a green erect tongue-like process, from the line of junction of the edges of the sheath.

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  • The blade is frequently wanting or small and imperfect in the basal leaves, but in the rest is long and set on to the sheath at an angle.

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  • The chief modifications are the articulation of the deciduous blade on to the sheath, which occurs in all the Bambuseae (except Planotia) and in Spartina stricta; and the interposition of a petiole between the sheath and the blade, as in bamboos, Leptaspis, Pharus, Pariana, Lophatherum and others.

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  • The awn may be either terminal or may come off from the back of the flowering glume, and Duval Jouve's observations have shown that it represents the blade of the leaf of which the portion of the flowering glume below its origin is the sheath; the twisted part (so often suppressed) corresponds with the petiole, and the portion of the glume extending beyond the origin of the awn (very long in some species, e.g.

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  • Culm herbaceous, annual; leaf-blade sessile, and not jointed to the sheath.

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  • Culm woody, at any rate at the base, leaf-blade jointed to the sheath, often with a short, slender petiole.

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  • The tongue is generally short and not deeply divided at its extremity, nor is its base retracted into a sheath; it is always moist and covered with a glutinous secretion.

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  • These last structures formed a nervous sheath around the axial sinus with its bloodvessels, and became divided into five lobes correlated with the five basals (the "chambered organ") and forming the aboral nerve-centre.

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  • In the Ixodidae the capitulum is not overlapped by a forward extension of the dorsal area, which is smooth and firmly chitinized either in front or all over; the palpi are usually modified, that is to say, their second and third segments are usually excavated internally to form a sheath for the hypostome; there is a distinct sucker beneath the claws and the difference between the sexes is well marked, the males having the dorsal integument thickly and continuously chitinized, whereas in the females only its anterior portion bears a chitinous plate, the rest of the integument being soft to admit of its distension by the blood which is imbibed in quantity by members of this sex.

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  • Ehrenberg), a genus of suctorial Infusoria characterized by the possession of a stalk and cupshaped sheath or theca for the body, and endogenous budding.

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  • The leaves are borne in whorls, those of each whorl cohering, except at their extreme tips, to form a sheath.

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  • The leaves of successive whorls alternate with one another, and this applies also to the branches which arise in the axil of the leaf sheath.

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  • 3, C); at the base of the cone an outgrowth of the axis like a rudimentary leaf sheath (the annulus) is present.

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  • The half of the embryo directed towards the archegonial neck gives rise to the apex of the stem and a sheath of three leaves, the, other half to the small foot and the primary root.

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  • The leaves, which were of simple form (except in Archaeocalamites, where they forked), were inserted in whorls at the nodes; they were either free from one another or cohered by their bases into a sheath.

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  • The cone of Sphenophyllum consisted of an axis bearing at the nodes whorls of bracts, united below into a sheath.

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  • The endodermis and pericycle surround the whole stele in Botrychium and Helminthostachys; in Ophioglossum each bundle has a separate sheath.

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  • The form of the bill's "sheath" in the two species is also quite different, for in C. alba it is almost level throughout, while in C. minor it rises in front like the pommel of a saddle.

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  • Its leaves have each a long sheath encircling the stem, and at the junction of the blade or "flag" with the sheath a small whitish outgrowth or "ligula."

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  • There is evidence that in some, at least, of the Calamarieae the leaves of each verticil were united at the base to form a sheath.

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  • Where the structure of the leaves is preserved it proves to be of an extremely simple type; the narrow lamina is traversed by a single vascular bundle, separated by a sheath from the surrounding palisadeparenchyma.

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  • The latter shows marked xerophytic adaptations; the single vascular bundle was surrounded by a sheath of short tracheides, and the stomata were sheltered in two deep furrows of the lower surface.

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  • Lower part of canal, enlarged; o, cavity of canal, surrounded by a sheath of cells, dilated towards the bottom of canal, in which a large pollen-grain is caught; ex, exterior of pollengrain; in, internal group of prothallial or antheridial cells.

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  • In others, which represent the perichordal type, the greater share of the formation of the whole vertebra falls to the (paired) dorsal cartilage, but there is in addition a narrow ventral or hypochordal cartilage which fuses with the dorsal or becomes connected with it by calcified tissue; the notochord is thus completely surrounded by a thick sheath in tadpoles with imperfectly developed limbs.

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  • "I'll have to tell Alex," she said, pulling the cell phone from its sheath.

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  • The rectus sheath or external oblique aponeurosis was clearly exposed around the circumference of the defect.

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  • The sheath is not arched when it breaks through the ground.

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  • Nancy Castilla, from IRRI began the session with two presentations on the epidemiology of rice sheath blight.

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  • A carpal tunnel release involves making an incision in the fibrous sheath around the carpal tunnel release involves making an incision in the fibrous sheath around the carpal tunnel.

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  • The Schwann cell has an extensive cytoplasm which allows it to wrap a myelin sheath around nerve axons.

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  • From a boot sheath, he drew a slender dagger.

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  • fibrous sheath ' .

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  • He had not time to get it from the sheath before I had the harpoon through him.

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  • Lan's hand drifted to his sword hilt, half consciously easing the blade in its sheath.

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  • Moving the inflamed tendon further inflamed tendon further inflames the sheath, which tightens onto the tendon, causing pain.

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  • insulate are surrounded by an insulating fatty sheath comprised of a complex protein called myelin.

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  • The safe usage of cutting tools including a sheath knife which you will keep.

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  • The sheath has a velcro lanyards to tie around your belt.

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  • A sheath should be made from strong, stitched leather, with a tunnel belt loop.

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  • midline hernias the lateral leaf of the rectus sheath was then elevated from the underlying muscle.

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  • myelin sheath a layer of fatty protein that protects the nerves.

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  • pizzle sheath from steers and bulls and the level of brisket trim.

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  • pullout resistance and low smoke and fume, zero halogen seal onto the cables outer sheath.

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  • pyrenoid structure remains elusive, whether formed from a starch sheath and/or proteinaceous layer, and there are as yet few molecular markers.

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  • rectus sheath increases the pressure within the abdomen like a pressurized balloon.

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  • This was causing pressure on the nerve root causing loss of myelin sheath.

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  • Less commonly the problem lies in the insulating myelin sheath.

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  • The Claimant coped with his urinary incontinence with a penile sheath and bag strapped to his leg.

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  • A small synovial sheath is present around each individual tendon at the wrist but not in the hand or the fingers.

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  • The neck is clothed with a very strong fibrous sheath ' .

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  • The wires are then jointly covered by the outer sheath.

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  • Cable - This is a 4 core fully screened, cable with protective outer sheath suitable for direct burial.

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  • Made from a rugged 1/8 " (3.1 mm) O.D. 304 stainless steel sheath, 12 " (304 mm) long.

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  • sheath blight.

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  • sheath knife nor throttle the animal.

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  • sheath dress, dating to circa 1963.

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  • sheath fluid.

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  • In MS, damage or scarring occurs to the myelin sheath a layer of fatty protein that protects the nerves.

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  • The tension of the rectus sheath increases the pressure within the abdomen like a pressurized balloon.

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  • They do not grow on the skin, rather they stay firmly attached to the underlying joint or tendon sheath.

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  • Chrome finish with nylon sheath in a gift box.

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  • What is the risk to wheat of applying Cerone beyond flag leaf sheath opening stage?

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  • Solid wood handle with brass butt cames with a leather sheath with belt loop.

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  • stag horn and the sheath is made from leather which has been embossed with a lattice design.

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  • The long life treatment protects the sheath against increased wear and ensures high durability but the ropes are still supple.

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  • tendon sheath.

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  • Inflammation of the synovial sheath is called synovitis, while inflammation of the sheath and tendon together is called tenosynovitis.

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  • water-repellent treatment of the sheath.

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  • The dress is a short sleeved fitted sheath dress, with a concealed rear zipper.

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  • The pupa either shows the appendages of the perfect insect, though these are encased in a sheath and adherent to the body, or else it is entirely concealed within the hardened and contracted larval integument, which forms a barrel-shaped protecting capsule or puparium.

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  • portion, where the proboscis, floating in P.o., Exterior opening its sheath, is attached with it to the through which the muscular tissue of the head (fig.

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  • ance in this region inevitably follows, Oesophagus and and when further contractions of the mouth shown by walls of the sheath ensue total exdotted lines.

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  • His belongings, found piled up near the mine, seem to have included a combined bow-case and quiver and a sword sheath, each covered with plates of gold of Greek work, three swords with gold hafts, a hone with gold mounting, a whip, many other gold plates and a heap of arrow-heads.

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  • As the plant develops the veil is ruptured; the lower portion forms a sheath or volva round the base of the stem, while the upper portion persists as white patches or scales or warts on the surface of the cap. The stem usually bears an upper ring of tissue, the B C Amanita muscaria.

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  • or more in circumference, are folded up in such a way that a sheath about 15 in.

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  • the pig, each one has a fibrous sheath derived from Glisson's ca sule (fig.

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  • Vegetative hyphae then grow up and surround these and enclose them in a continuous sheath of plectenchyma (fig.

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  • forre, a sheath or case; so "an outer covering"), the name specially given to the covering of the skin in certain animals which are natives of the colder climates, lying alongside of another and longer covering, called the overhair.

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  • A leaf, whether aerial or submerged, generally consists of a flat expanded portion, called the blade, or lamina, of a narrower portion called the petiole or stalk, and sometimes of a portion at the base of the petiole, which forms a sheath or vagina (fig.

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  • It is absent in sessile leaves, and this is also C. frequently the case when a sheath is present, as in grasses (fig.

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  • The leaf base is of ten developed as a sheath (vagina), which embraces the whole or part of the circumference of the stem (fig.

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  • In the latter plants there is also a membranous outgrowth, the ligule, at right angles to the median plane of the leaf from the point where the sheath passes into the lamina, there being no petiole (fig.

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  • In leaves in which no sheath is produced we not infrequently find small foliar organs, stipules, at the base of the petiole (fig.

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  • The former arises when a filament in a sheath, either in consequence of growth in length beyond the capacity of the sheath to accommodate it, FIG.

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  • a, Cavity surrounding fin ray; a', fin ray; b, muscular tissue of myotome; c, nervecord; d, notochord; c, left aorta; f, thickened ridges of epithelium of praeoral chamber (Rader organ); g, coiled tube lying in a coelomic space on right side of praeoral hood, apparently an artery; h, cuticle of notochord; i, connective-tissue sheath of notochord; k, median ridge of skeletal canal of nerve-cord; 1, skeletal canal protecting nerve-cord; m, inter-segmental skeletal septum of myotome; n, subcutaneous skeletal connective tissue; o, ditto of metapleur (this should be relatively thicker than it is); q, subcutaneous connective tissue of ventral surface of atrial wall (not a canal, as supposed by Stieda and others); r, epiblastic epithelium; s, gonad-sac containing ova; t, pharyngeal bar in section, one of the "tongue" bars alternating with the main bars and devoid of pharyngo-pleural fold and coelom; v, atrio-coelomic funnel; w, socalled "dorsal" coelom; x, lymphatic space or canal of metapleur; y, sub-pharyngeal vascular trunk; z, blood-vessel (portal vein) on wall of hepatic caecum; aa, space of atrial or branchial chamber; bb, ventral groove of pharynx (anteriorly this takes the form of a ridge); cc, hyperbranchial groove of pharynx; dd, lumen or space of hepatic caecum; ee, narrow coelomic space surrounding hepatic caecum; $, lining cell-layer of hepatic caecum; gg, inner face of a pharyngeal bar clothed with hypoblast, the outer face covered with epiblast (represented black); hh, a main pharyngeal bar with projecting pharyngeal fold (on which the reference line rests) in section, showing coelomic space beneath the black epiblast; ii, transverse ventral muscle of epipleura; kk, raphe or plane of fusion of two down-grown epipleura; 11, space and nucleated cells on dorsal face of notochord; mm, similar space and cells on its ventral face.

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  • Three must be considered: (I) the scutellum, connected by vascular tissue with the vascular cylinder of the main axis of the embryo which it more or less envelops; it never leaves the seed, serving merely to prepare and absorb the food-stuff in the endosperm; (2) the cellular outgrowth of the axis, the epiblast, small and inconspicuous as in wheat, or larger as in Stipa; (3) the pileole or germ-sheath, arising on the same side of the axis and above the scutellum, enveloping the plumule in the seed and appearing above ground as a generally colourless sheath from the apex of which the plumule ultimately breaks (fig.

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  • 4 A strange fallacy arose that this case or sheath was movable.

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  • Provides a high pullout resistance and low smoke and fume, zero halogen seal onto the cables outer sheath.

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  • With his helpless hands he could neither draw nor hold his sheath knife nor throttle the animal.

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  • A wonderful, zebra print sheath dress, dating to circa 1963.

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  • Do not under any circumstances leave the machine running out of sheath fluid.

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  • The sheath of a cable should always be secured by clamps otherwise pulling forces are exerted on the soldered joints which can then fail.

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  • The handle is made from natural stag horn and the sheath is made from leather which has been embossed with a lattice design.

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  • In addition Dry Cover is a water-repellent treatment of the sheath.

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  • If you're wearing your hair loose and wavy and if your dress is a slim, sheath silhouette, a natural bridal makeup look is complementary.

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  • Sheath versus Body Hugging: Sheaths are timeless (think Jackie Kennedy or Audrey Hepburn), while body hugging dresses with a "down to there" neckline are eye catching, bombshell, material.

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  • At first blush, this looks like a relatively simple sheath, but as you peer more closely, the intricate designs begin to yield their secrets.

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  • Just because other brides wear empire waist dresses doesn't mean you can't rock a mermaid sheath if that's your desire.

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  • Sheath and A-line cuts are outstanding choices, but don't shy away from long gown styles if that's your ultimate preference.

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  • Classic dress shapes, like the a-line and sheath dress, are perfect choices for a wedding of any formality.

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  • Great outdoor wedding guest wear for females typically includes a sheath or sundress of some kind paired with a cute cardigan.

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  • This doesn't mean black-tie formal, but the breezy sheath that would have been appropriate for the afternoon setting should be replaced by a longer hemline and, in general, more coverage.

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  • Yet with a simple sheath or short A-line style, it just might.

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  • Choose a flirty style skirt with a crinoline underskirt or a simple strapless satin sheath with a ribbon cummerbund in a coordinating color.

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  • For a modern or simple wedding, opt for a strapless satin sheath.

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  • Trendy metallic belts are nice ways to add just a touch of sparkling glamour, while classic leather belts are the perfect partners for jumpers and sheath dresses that need just a little definition.

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  • A penis sheath is a supplement to the male body enclosing the glans and penis, leaving the scrotum uncovered.

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  • Archeological evidence suggests the practice of applying a penis sheath dates to the prehistoric Near East, Minoan Crete, archaic Greece, and Roman Italy.

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  • The sheath is attached to the body in a variety of ways depending on the style of sheath.

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  • The sheath can be shaped to cover and adhere to the penis; it can be attached directly to the glans; or it can be fastened to the end of the foreskin.

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  • Sometimes a cord or cloth wrap is used to hold the penis sheath on or at a particular angle.

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  • The sheath might be carved, painted, and/or tasseled.

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  • Even a carved bamboo sheath will require only thirty to forty minutes to complete.

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  • The sheath is part of a whole ensemble of dress that can range from body painting and bead necklaces to shirt and trousers.

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  • The function of the penis sheath in any society is the subject of some debate among scholars and requires more research.

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  • However, some anthropologically sound functions of the penis sheath can be identified, such as it acting as a carrying pouch, protection, display, or a marker of age, status, or tribal identity.

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  • Informants report that the sheath protects their genitals from the natural environment, particularly bugs and insects when sitting on the ground.

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  • The penis sheath and its wrappings can serve as a place to store dry tinder and tobacco.

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  • Some scholars suggest the penis sheath functioned as a threat or dominance display in battle.

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  • In the early days of anthropology, modesty was considered a function of the sheath.

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  • In any case, one can see by looking at various examples of the penis sheath that it both conceals the penis and draws attention to the genital region.

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  • The age when a boy begins wearing a penis sheath varies from society to society.

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  • In some cultures, when the boy has his first semen emission, there is a ritual donning of his first sheath.

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  • Throughout life, a change in style of sheath may mark achieved status from child to warrior to husband to elder.

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  • Often, the morphology of the penis sheath will differ from place to place, so the individual can be visually identified as a member of one group or another.

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  • Even though different groups may have a general style of penis sheath unique to them, there may be little standardization within the group, allowing the individual the opportunity for aesthetic expression.

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  • Similarly, absence of a penis sheath communicates state of mind.

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  • For some groups, not wearing a penis sheath means the man is an adulterer (implying one function of the penis sheath as contraception by inconvenience), feeble minded, or in mourning and temporarily withdrawing from social life.

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  • With a handful of exceptions, the penis sheath is exclusively a masculine symbol.

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  • Like the penis sheath, one function of the cache-sexe was thought to be modesty.

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  • Indeed, the main function of the cache sexe, like the penis sheath, appears to be one of drawing attention to the female secondary sex characteristics by intermittently concealing them.

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  • Like the penis sheath, it is more than a covering or a display.

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  • These special bulbs are similar to incandescent bulbs featuring a tungsten resistance wire set within a sheath of high purity quartz.

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  • A short white sheath in a heavy material can also look striking on a full figure.

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  • This black sheath dress from Catherines features a square neckline and slimming princess seams for a sleek, svelte look.

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  • Something like the Michela Printed Dress is a bit different for Easter, but the sleeveless sheath style renders it classic, even if the geo-print is unexpected.

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  • Dressy casual: For casual days at work, you can wear a dressy casual dress, such as a shift or sheath dress, and still look professional.

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  • Sheath - A sheath style formal dress has a slim straight cut that fits close to the body.

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  • From their exquisite sheath style evening dress of silk chiffon called Simply Elegant to the sexy and shimmery A-line halter styled evening dress Captivating, there is sure to be a style that will make you feel like a million dollars.

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  • Safari and sheath dresses: The A-line cut on both of these styles is flattering on plus size bodies.

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  • If you have an hourglass shape, the belt on a safari dress will accentuate it, while the simple cut of a sheath dress hides wide hips and thighs.

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  • It's ideal to wear with an A-line or pencil skirt, or a sheath dress.

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  • A sleek, form-fitting (yet not tight) sheath dress is always a beautiful option.

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  • A sheath dress is a single piece of fabric that fits tightly around the form through the length of the dress.

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  • Typically, sheath dresses do not have a noticeable waistline and fit like a long t-shirt.

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  • The top of sheath dresses come in short sleeves and sleeveless styles.

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  • A sleeveless evening dress or a chic sheath dress are ideal for cocktail parties.

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  • Sheaths: Easily one of the most comfortable, classy styles around, the sheath is a fitted dress.

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  • For the most flattering look, opt for a sheath with some shape to it.

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  • Shifts: Essentially the opposite of a sheath, the shift dress is cut straight down, and features no waist or other sort of shape.

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  • Once you know that, say, a sheath dress is exceptionally flattering on you, you'll feel more comfortable shopping online.

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  • A black stretchy ponte knit top attached to a gray denim skirt, it has a sheath effect with waist shaping.

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  • If you have a slim waist, for example, show it off by investing in a versatile belt that cinches over everything from long cardigans to sheath dresses.

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  • A basic sleeveless sheath works well for all seasons.

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  • The styles are hand made in Berlin, exclusive and the frames are cut from stainless steel and then molded into the necessary form or made from acetate with a unique type of "sheath" hinge.

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  • Players could sheath or draw their sword with the press of a button.

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  • A nerve can be likened to an electrical wire, in which the wire part is the axon of the nerve and the insulation surrounding it is the myelin sheath.

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  • Myelin-A fatty sheath surrounding nerves throughout the body that helps them conduct impulses more quickly.

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  • Demyelination-Disruption or destruction of the myelin sheath, leaving a bare nerve.

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  • Multiple sclerosis-A progressive, autoimmune disease of the central nervous system characterized by damage to the myelin sheath that covers nerves.

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  • Subarachnoid-Referring to the space underneath the arachnoid membrane, the middle of the three membranes that sheath the spinal cord and brain.

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  • In general, damage to the nerve sheath (outer covering) alone has a good prognosis.

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  • When the person hits the teeth in another person's mouth hard enough to break the skin, bacteria from the saliva in the mouth get into the tendon and its overlying sheath.

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  • The peroxisomal disorders that include effects on the growth of the myelin sheath are considered to be part of a group of genetic disorders referred to as leukodystrophies.

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  • In secondary encephalitis, symptoms usually begin five to ten days after the onset of the disease itself and are related to the breakdown of the myelin sheath that covers nerve fibers.

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  • Many nerve cells have long, wire-like axons that are covered by an insulating layer called the myelin sheath.

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  • In untreated PKU patients, abnormally high phenylalanine levels in the blood and brain can produce nerve cells with deformed axons and dendrites and cause imperfections in the myelin sheath referred to as hypomyelination and demylenation.

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  • This is due to the fact that the fibers in the spinal cord and cerebral cortex have not been completely covered in myelin, the protein and lipid sheath that aids in processing neural signals.

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  • In adults and children over the age of one-and-a-half years, the myelin sheath should be completely formed, and, as a result, all the toes will curl under (planter flexion reflex).

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  • Tenosynovitis-Inflammation of a tendon and its enveloping sheath, usually resulting from overuse injury.

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  • A classic style is sure to make you look beautiful and polished while avoiding seasonal trends, and a classic look works with any style dress, whether you plan on wearing a slinky modern sheath or a full fairytale inspired ball gown.

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  • If you opt for a simple sheath dress, why not punk it up with a high crown-placed ponytail?

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  • If you choose a sheath, that's the first thing people will see.

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  • So what do you wear under that plunging-neckline cocktail dress, or the body-hugging sheath?

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  • The female condom has a flexible ring that sits outside the entrance to the vagina, and a thin sheath that goes inside.

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  • The first outfits released in 1959 and the early 1960s included classy sheath dresses, elegant ballgowns and tailored casual clothing.

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  • This 12-inch action figure comes with a sword (including a sheath).

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  • Sheath and tie-back waist styles both work well since they are close fitting to the body and have straighter, cleaner lines.

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  • Sheath and tie-back waist dresses are often made from cotton or silk and fall right above or at the knee.

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  • The best styles for petites when it comes to dresses are either empire-waist, a-line or sheath.

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  • If you love pinks and reds, wear a berry scarf against a gray sheath dress for the perfect pop of color.

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  • On the biggest night of 2008's Democratic party convention, Michelle Obama wore a purple sheath dress with a wide black belt and matching black shoes.

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  • It is possible to wear a sheath with a matching jacket, but if you are on your lunch hour, and running downstairs for a cup of coffee, it's perfectly acceptable to go without it.

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  • True, a classic sheath looks and feels great, but a sleeveless dress with a fitted bodice and A-line or circle skirt will also keep you cool while looking fabulous.

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  • While it can sound intimidating, a basic sheath dress is one of the easiest items to sew.

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  • Leopard spots tend to be quite popular on cocktail dresses; opt for a form-fitting sheath style or one cinched with a wide, dark brown belt to really play up your best features.

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  • If simplicity is the goal, opt for a sleek satin sheath without any bells and whistles.

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  • To complement a satin sheath, opt for simple earrings (gold and bronze are always flattering) and a pair of strappy sandals in a similar metallic shade.

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  • Cut out designs are fun and flirty; but unlike more classic styles such as the sheath or wrap dress, cut outs are generally thought of as a trend.

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  • You will find a very generous selection of wrap, sheath, and shirt-dresses that are both office and church appropriate.

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  • Many designers market at least one sheath model in their Spring/Summer collections, mainly because this style is universally flattering and elegant in its simplicity.

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  • Sheath dresses are especially valuable for women with curvier frames, as the sleek lines of this style serve to mitigate larger busts and hips.

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  • Women with more waif-like figures need to make sure that they buy these garments true to their size, as sheath dresses will look like shapeless sacks on thinner body-types.

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  • A scarf goes especialy well with sheath styles, as they are both enduring and classic fashion items.

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  • One option is the classic sheath, a long, loose dress that, if it's in linen, can even feature longer sleeves and still be comfortable.

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  • You'll find simple sheath and shift dresses alongside dressier styles featuring ruffles and cool prints.

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  • Sheath dresses became more common, often topped with a cropped bolero jacket.

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  • From a J Kara beaded chiffon dress to a Kenneth Cole ruffled black sheath, elegance abounds at this retailer.

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  • Neck knot: This pashmina variation is perfect for sporting over a simple sheath dress (with or without a jacket) or with a casual ensemble such as khakis and a denim jacket.

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  • A simple, sleek sheath suddenly looks far dressier when cinched at the waist with a decorative belt.

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  • Whether you sport it over a solid-colored sheath dress or a monotone shirt and slacks ensemble, whatever you wear it over should be simple.

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  • Affordable: A dress made from a cotton and Spandex blend will create a quality, custom fit for a sheath or pencil-skirted dress.

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  • Off-the-Shoulder Sheath: This isn't an 1980s-style off-the-shoulder design, but more like a '50s-inspired dress style.

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  • A "twofer" sheath dress, or one that gives the illusion of a blouse tucked into a skirt, is a wonderful choice that can be toned down during the day with the addition of a cardigan or blazer.

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  • Another way to identify the vintage Claiborne touch in evening dresses is by the clean tailoring and use of simple silhouettes, like the A-line, sheath, empire waist, and shift.

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  • You can find the current Claiborne line, which includes sheath dresses appropriate for cocktail parties, at JC Penney.

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  • An A-line sheath, a matching dress and jacket combo, or a collared dress will all do the job nicely.

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  • One of the symbols for Virgo, a woman carrying a sheath of wheat, represents wisdom and the harvesting of the wheat that typically takes place at the end of the summer.

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  • The symbol for Virgo is a woman carrying a sheath of wheat which represents wisdom.

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  • Whether your wedding gown is a simple A-line sheath, a vintage design, or a full-length lace, satin, and pearl creation, there is a unique pair of shoes to complete your look.

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  • Note that the robe that accompanies this sheer sheath is of the short-sleeve variety.

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  • Job interview: If you have a job interview and you are wearing a skirt or sheath dress, it is imperative that you wear pantyhose.

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