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setae of a Uroplatus
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A seta is a stiff hair, bristle, or bristle-like process or part of an organism. The plural form is setae. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... Seta may refer to one of the following: Seta, a bristle in plants and animals. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 722 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1185 × 984 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 722 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1185 × 984 pixel, file size: 1. ... Geckos of the genus Uroplatus are commonly referred to as flat or leaf tailed geckos. ... For the film, see Hair (film). ... In anatomy, a process (Latin: processus) is a projection or outgrowth of tissue from a larger body. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


In plants (i.e., botanical terminology), "seta" is synonymous with bristle—a stiff, strong hair or trichome. The term can also be applied to a modified hair-like structure, such as a pappus: a modified calyx in the Asteraceae. Divisions Green algae Chlorophyta Charophyta Land plants (embryophytes) Non-vascular plants (bryophytes) Marchantiophyta—liverworts Anthocerotophyta—hornworts Bryophyta—mosses Vascular plants (tracheophytes) †Rhyniophyta—rhyniophytes †Zosterophyllophyta—zosterophylls Lycopodiophyta—clubmosses †Trimerophytophyta—trimerophytes Pteridophyta—ferns and horsetails Seed plants (spermatophytes) †Pteridospermatophyta—seed ferns Pinophyta—conifers Cycadophyta—cycads Ginkgophyta—ginkgo Gnetophyta—gnetae Magnoliophyta—flowering plants... Pinguicula grandiflora Botany is the scientific study of plantlife. ... For the film, see Hair (film). ... Trichomes, from the Greek meaning growth of hair, are fine outgrowths or appendages on plants and protists. ... Image:Cirsium arvense - pappus of alexandria(aka). ... Flower of the Primrose Willowherb (Ludwigia octovalvis) showing petals and sepals A sepal is one member or part of the calyx of a flower. ... Diversity About 1500 genera and 23,000 species Type Genus Aster L. Subfamilies Barnadesioideae Cichorioideae Tribe Arctotidae Tribe Cardueae Tribe Eremothamneae Tribe Lactuceae Tribe Liabeae Tribe Mutisieae Tribe Tarchonantheae Tribe Vernonieae Asteroideae Tribe Anthemideae Tribe Astereae Tribe Calenduleae Tribe Eupatorieae Tribe Gnaphalieae Tribe Helenieae Tribe Heliantheae Tribe Inuleae Tribe Plucheae...


Setae on their footpads are responsible for geckos' ability to cling to vertical surfaces. Subfamilies Aeluroscalabotinae Eublepharinae Gekkoninae Teratoscincinae Diplodactylinae Geckos are small to average sized lizards belonging to the family Gekkonidae which are found in warm climates throughout the world. ...


Setae help earthworms attach to the surface and prevent backsliding during peristaltic motion. These hairs are what make it diffucult to pull a worm straight from the ground. Earthworm is the common reference for the larger members of the Oligochaeta (which is either a class or subclass depending on the author) in the phylum Annelida. ...


Setae on the legs of krill help them to gather phytoplankton. Families Euphausiidae Euphausia Dana, 1852 Meganyctiphanes Holt and W. M. Tattersall, 1905 Nematobrachion Calman, 1905 Nematoscelis G. O. Sars, 1883 Nyctiphanes G. O. Sars, 1883 Pseudeuphausia Hansen, 1910 Stylocheiron G. O. Sars, 1883 Tessarabrachion Hansen, 1911 Thysanoessa Brandt, 1851 Thysanopoda Latreille, 1831 Bentheuphausiidae Bentheuphausia amblyops Krill are shrimp-like marine... Diagrams of some typical phytoplankton Phytoplankton are the autotrophic component of the plankton that drift in the water column. ...


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Seta - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (150 words)
A seta is a stiff hair, wierd, culy, things bristle, or bristle-like process or part of an organism.
Setae on their footpads are responsible for geckos' ability to cling to vertical surfaces.
Setae help earthworms attach to the surface and prevent backsliding during peristaltic motion.
Tarja Halonen & SETA (635 words)
Halonen is unique among all heads of state in that she has been the chairwoman of a national LGBT organisation, SETA (Finnish National organization for Sexual Equality).
SETA was founded in 1973, but its roots are in the 1960s when a great many young intellectuals and politicians like Tarja Halonen were members in various organisations that had radical sexual political agenda.
During Halonen's time in SETA, a group of activists arranged a spontaneous action during the 1981 gay lib days to challenge existing penal law, shouting "We encourage to homosexuality" and collecting a list of signatures which was given to the police.
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