mollusc mollusc

Definition(s):

  • (n) invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell

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Usage(s):

  1. Conklin is primarily an embryologist, whose chief scientific work was done with such material as the eggs of the sea squirt and of a little mollusc named Crepidula.
  2. This mollusc uses a glue that's not only strong and efficient, but works in sea water, a churning, wet and saline environment.

News

  1. Molluscs vs. bacteria: New finding on marine natural products biosynthesis

    The gastropod mollusc Scaphander lignarius -- a marine invertebrate found in North Atlantic and Mediterranean water -- is the first organism, besides bacteria, in which the biosynthesis of lignarenones, organic molecules involved in organism's chemical defence, has been identified.
    on July 25, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Goldman Responds To Accusations It Manipulates The Aluminum Market

    Think Goldman would take accusations that it is, gasp, manipulating the RMBS , HFT , crude commodities market sitting down? Think again. Like every mollusc in self-preservation mode, here is Goldman's just released ink, pardon, press release saying all accusations about it are nothing but sheer rampant confusion. After all - Goldman simply makes markets. Move along. From Goldman Goldman Sachs ...
    on July 23, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

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