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Amphibian Issues

Questions about amphibians Questions about amphibians (answers at bottom of page) 1. About the amphibian integumentary system it is true to say that: A - The skin is dry and there are no glands. B - The skin has many mucous glands, with moisture present. C - All amphibian species have scales, and the skin is responsible for maintaining body temperature.
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Kangaroo

Kangaroo: A typical marsupial from the Australian lowlands Scientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Infraclass: Marsupialia Order: Diprotodontia Family: Macropodidae Genus: Macropus Information and Key Features: - The Kangaroo is a marsupial mammal animal. - Kangaroo habitat is the plains of Australia and Papua New Guinea.
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Insect Examples

House fly: one of the most common insects in our daily life Most well-known examples of insects: - House fly - Bluebird - Wild fly - Wood fly - Cattle fly - Fruit fly - Butterflies - Dragonflies - Ladybug - Scarab - Firefly - Beetles - Grasshoppers - Bedbugs - Crickets - Lice - Praying Mantis - Cockroaches - Termites - Woodworms - Hope - Cicadas - Ants - Footworm - Weevils - Mosquitoes - Wasps - Bees - Moths - Damselflies - Moth - Leggings - Germanic Wasp - Collemboli
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Foot and mouth disease

Foot-and-mouth disease: a disease that affects cattle What it is - definition Foot-and-mouth disease is a disease that commonly affects animals and rarely infects man. Its infection occurs through virus infection, occurring mainly in cracked legged animals such as pigs, cattle, sheep, goats and deer.
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Flagellates

Giárdia Lamblia: example of flagellate Introduction - biological definition Also known as mastigophores, flagellates form a heterogeneous group of protozoa. These unicellular microorganisms can move through the movement of their flagella. Summary of the main characteristics of flagellates: - Have one or more flagella during one or all life cycles.
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Marsupials

Kangaroo: the world's best-known marsupial What they are - biological definition Marsupials are mammalian animals characterized by the presence of a central pouch located in the abdominal region known as marsupium. In this bag, females carry and breastfeed their young. The best known marsupial species in the world is the kangaroo, a typical Australian animal.
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Manatee

Marine Manatee Information and Key Features: - Marine Manatee is an aquatic mammal that can be found in salty (seas and oceans) or sweet (rivers) waters. Sea Manatee - The saltwater species are the sea manatee and the African manatee. - Marine manatees inhabit mainly the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, near the coasts of the United States, Mexico, Central America (Caribbean Islands) and the northern coast of Brazil.
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Nematelmints

Ascaris lumbricoides: example of nematelmints What they are - biological definition The Nematelminths or Nematodes, also popularly known as cylindrical worms, are animals belonging to the phylum Nematoda, Kingdom Animalia and Domain Eukaryota. Summary of the main characteristics of the Nematelminths: - The body of the Nematelminths is cylindrical, non-segmented and elongated.
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Ascaris Lumbricoides

Ascaris Lumbricoides: Ascariasis-causing parasite worm Ascariasis What they are - biological definition This nematode worm, known as ascaris lumbricoides, is a parasite commonly known as intestinal roundworm. This microorganism infects humans and most often children. It is usually lodged in the small intestine and sometimes directed to other parts of the body.
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Armadillo

Armadillo: An animal that eats larvae of insects. Information and summary of the main characteristics: - Armadillo is a mammal that has a kind of carapace (armor) that covers and protects its body; Armadillo is a native animal of the American continent - They live in regions of savannah, savannas, riparian forests (near rivers) and forests with dry vegetation (caatinga, for example); - An armadillo's feeding consists mainly of small insects (ants, termites, beetles) and their larvae.
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Ethology

Ethology: science that studies animal behavior What it is - biological definition Ethology is a science, a branch of zoology, that studies the behavior of animal species. The main themes studied by ethology are: - Evolution of animal behavior; - Relationship between animals of the same species living in groups (families) or isolated; - Animal behavior with changes occurring in nature (global warming, droughts, flooding of regions, etc.) - Relationship between various animal species in nature; - The relationship and behavior of animals with humans in various situations; - Use of results from animal experiments to advance research on human behavior.
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Famous and Important Biologists for Biology

Important Biologists for the Advancement of Science List of Famous Biologists - Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz, (1807-1873), Swiss Biologist. - David Attenborough, (1926-), English-born biologist and anthropologist. - Joseph Banks (1743-1820), English biologist, works in botany. - Anton de Bary, (1831-1888), botanist, German microbiologist.
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Biology Journals

Nomination of Biology Journals Bibliography (nomination of Specialized Journals of Biology): Revista de Biologia Web Address: http://www.ib.usp.br/revista/ Publication / Publisher: Universidade de São Paulo - USP Revista de Biologia e Earth Sciences Web Address: http://eduep.uepb.edu.br/rbct/ Publication / Publisher: Eduep (Publisher of Paraíba State University) Brazilian Journal of Biology Web Address: http: // www.
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Charles Darwin

Darwin: The Father of Evolutionism Who was Charles Darwin was an important naturalist and biologist. He was born in 1809 in England, living until 1882. Over a period of 5 years, he has collaborated with various studies and research on islands and the coastal region of Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
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What are the forms of bacteria?

Question and Answer on Bacterial Forms Question: What forms of bacteria? Answer: Bacteria can be classified according to their shape. Coconuts - bacteria that have the spherical or ovoid shape. These bacteria form colonies when they are clustered. Example: meningococcus (Neisseria meningitidis), a bacterium that causes meningitis.
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Macroscopic Cells

Question and Answer about macroscopic cells Question: What are macroscopic cells? Answer: It is the cells that we can visualize with the naked eye (without the use of a microscope or any imaging tool). This is because these cells have dimensions above the resolving power of the human eye (0.1 mm or 100 µm).
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Mineral Salts

Healthy and Balanced Diet: Excellent Source of Mineral Salts Information Unlike carbohydrates, lipids and proteins, minerals are inorganic substances, meaning they cannot be produced by living things. Most of it is concentrated in the bones. Among the best known are calcium, phosphorus, potassium, sulfur, sodium, magnesium, iron, copper, zinc, selenium, chromium, etc.
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Acupuncture

Acupuncture: An Oriental Millenary Therapy What is Acupuncture Acupuncture is an oriental complementary therapy that works the life force through specific points called meridians. Therapy, Effects, and Treatment According to this therapy, our body has a flow of energy (chi) that, when interrupted, interferes with the body's balance.
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Organic Foods

Organic Lettuce: pesticide-free What they are - definition Organic food is agricultural produce produced by means that aim to obtain healthier food taking into consideration the preservation of the environment. Organic Food Information Its producers work to keep their products free of chemicals (such as pesticides) and do not produce transgenic foods.
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Hippocrates

Hippocrates: The 'Father of Medicine' Introduction Hippocrates is known to many people as one of the most remarkable figures in the history of health. Due to his great importance, he is called the "Father of Medicine". Main Studies This leading medical scholar was born in Greece and was part of a family that had a long tradition in health care practice.
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