Sentence Examples


  • The viscid pulp soon hardens, affording a protection to the seed; in germination the sucker-root penetrates the bark, and a connexion is established with the vascular tissue of the first plant.
  • A totally reflecting prism placed inside the glass cylinder projects the light which penetrates the film upon a selenium cell situated at the end of the cylinder.
  • (After Kleinenberg, from Gegenbaur.) access of water to the contents; when the cnidocil is stimulated it sets in action a mechanism or perhaps a series of chemical changes by which the plug is dissolved or removed; as a result water penetrates into the capsule and causes its contents to swell, with the result that the thread is everted violently.
  • The sharp, broken end penetrates the skin, and into the slight wound thus formed the formic acid contained by the hair is injected.
  • In many Gymnosperms the male nucleus penetrates the female nucleus before fusing with it (Blackman, Ikeno).
 

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