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Definition of the adjective neotenic

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adjective

  1. of or relating to or characterized by neoteny

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adjective

  1. Exhibiting neoteny.

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Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

neotenic a. neotrichy n. [Gr. neos, new; trichos, hair] (ARTHRO: Chelicerata) In Acari, secondary formation of setae by multiplication of primary setae in a given area. neotropical region A zoogeographical region extending south from the Mexican Plateau throughout Central America, the Caribbean and South America. neotype n. [Gr. neos, new; typos, type] A single specimen selected as the type ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Entomology (2007)

by Paras Nath

Ergatoid (also apterous neotenic): In termites, a supplementary reproductive derived from a worker, held in a state of arrested development and ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Herpetological and Related Terminology (2005)

by D.C. Wareham

NEOTENE See NEOTENIC. NEOTENIC Describing an organism or species that is sexually mature and capable of reproduction but retaining the appearance, form and habits of the larva. Such an animal is called a 'neotene' NEOTENY The condition in which the larval features are retained in the adult due to the larva's failure to metamorphose. The axolotl Ambystoma mexicanum is probably the most well-known example of an animal species that engages in neoteny. NEOTROPICAL ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Caves and Karst Science (2004)

by John Gunn

Accordingly, neotenic salamanders that remain aquatic can exploit the more reliable food source. Climate may also have an influence on the development of neoteny. For example, the neotenic troglobite Eurycea tridentifera lives in caves of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Caves (2012)

by William B. White, David C. Culver

The species comprises both strictly aquatic neotenic populations and more terrestrial metamorphic populations. Neotenic animals that inhabit caves are often pale, whereas those on the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ecology and Environmental Management (2009)

are neotenic, ...

Google previewDictionary of Developmental Biology and Embryology (2012)

by Frank J. Dye

The character that was embryonic or juvenile in the ancestor becomes adult in the descendant; the neotenic salamanders (e.g., Necturus) are excellent examples; phylogenetic change in which adults retain juvenile characters. pair- rule genes Drosophila genes (e.g., even-skipped and fushi tarazu), expressed in a series of seven transverse stripes in the blastoderm; each pair-rule gene being expressed in alternate parasegments. The parasegments of the embryo are delimited by the ...

Google previewAne's Encyclopedic Dictionary of General & Applied Entomology (2009)

by Manjit Singh Dhooria

Nerve Neotenic: Retaining features of the immature stages in the adult. Neotenin: A substance better known as juvenile hormone secreted by the corpus allatum of larval insects.

Google previewDictionary of Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine, and Translational Medicine (2017)

by Frank J. Dye

The character that was embryonic or juvenile in the ancestor becomes adult in the descendant; the neotenic salamanders (e.g., Necturus) are excellent examples; phylogenetic change in which adults retain juvenile characters. pair‐ rule genes Drosophila genes (e.g., even‐skipped and fushi tarazu), expressed in a series of seven transverse stripes in the blastoderm, each pair‐rule gene being expressed in alternate parasegments. The parasegments of the embryo are delimited by the ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy: Entries P-Z (2001)

by R. J. Barry Jones

Post- 1988 transnational trade and investment agreements, however, recognized only the neotenic sense ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

modern, neo, neotenic, new, newfangled receptacle: basket, bin, bottle, box, bucket, can, canister, carton, case, cell, chest, container, crate, cup, font, holder, jar, pitcher, repository, tank, tray, tub, urn, vase, vat, vessel reception: acceptance, admission, admittance, affair, at home, entertainment, function, gathering, greeting, levee, meeting, ovation, party, soiree, tea, welcome receptive: amenable, friendly, hospitable, interested, open, responsive, sensitive, sympathetic recess: alcove, ...

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Small photo of Pair of Axolotl relaxing together in the bottom of Xochimilco lake in Mexico City, endangered neotenic salamanders registered in IUCN red list, flagship species of MexicoSmall photo of Pair of Axolotl relaxing together in the bottom of Xochimilco lake in Mexico City, endangered neotenic salamanders registered in IUCN red list, flagship species of MexicoSmall photo of Pair of Axolotl relaxing together in the bottom of Xochimilco lake in Mexico City, endangered neotenic salamanders registered in IUCN red list, flagship species of MexicoSmall photo of Ambystoma mexicanum (axolotl, albino variant), a neotenic salamander closely related to the tiger salamander (Ambystomatidae)Small photo of Ambystoma mexicanum (axolotl, albino variant), a neotenic salamander closely related to the tiger salamander (Ambystomatidae)Small photo of Ambystoma mexicanum (axolotl, albino variant), a neotenic salamander closely related to the tiger salamander (Ambystomatidae)Small photo of Ambystoma mexicanum (axolotl), a neotenic salamander closely related to the tiger salamander (Ambystomatidae) More...

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