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Sessile is a term in biology with two distinct meanings: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (from wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


In botany

In botany, sessile means "without a stalk", as in flowers (pedicle) or leaves (petiole) that grow directly from the stem or Peduncle; however, in limnology, sessile vegetation are any organisms anchored to the benthic environment. Pinguicula grandiflora Botany is the scientific study of plantlife. ... A stem is the main axis of a vascular plant that is divided into nodes and internodes and has one or more leaves or buds at the nodes. ... Leaf of Dog Rose (Rosa canina), showing the petiole and two leafy stipules In botany, the petiole is the small stalk attaching the leaf blade to the stem. ... A stem is the main axis of a vascular plant that is divided into nodes and internodes and has one or more leaves or buds at the nodes. ... In botany, a peduncle is a flower stalk supporting either a cluster or a solitary flower. ... Limnology is a discipline that concerns the study of inland waters (both saline and fresh), specifically lakes, ponds and rivers (both natural and manmade), including their biological, physical, chemical, and hydrological aspects. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...


In zoology

In zoology, sessile animals are those which are not able to move about. They are usually permanently attached to a solid substrate of some kind, such as a rock, or the hull of a ship in the case of barnacles. Corals lay down their own substrate. Zoology (rarely spelled zoölogy) is the biological discipline which involves the study of non-human animals. ... Animalia redirects here. ... The rocky side of a mountain creek near Orosí, Costa Rica. ... A hull is the body or frame of a ship or boat. ... Superorders Acrothoracica Thoracica Rhizocephala A barnacle is a type of arthropod belonging to infraclass Cirripedia in the subphylum Crustacea and is hence distantly related to crabs and lobsters. ... Extant Subclasses and Orders Alcyonaria    Alcyonacea    Helioporacea Zoantharia    Antipatharia    Corallimorpharia    Scleractinia    Zoanthidea [1][2]  See Anthozoa for details For other uses, see Coral (disambiguation). ...


Sessile animals typically have a motile phase in their development. Sponges have a motile larval stage, which becomes sessile at maturity. In contrast, many jellyfish develop as sessile polyps early in their life cycle. Many sessile animals, including sponges, corals, and hydra, are capable of asexual reproduction in situ by a process of budding. Motile A term to describe Intelligent Mobile Applications. ... Classes Calcarea Hexactinellida Demospongiae The sponges or poriferans (from Latin porus pore and ferre to bear) are animals of the phylum Porifera. ... A larva (Latin; plural larvae) is a juvenile form of animal with indirect development, undergoing metamorphosis (for example, insects or amphibians). ... Orders Stauromedusae Coronatae Semaeostomeae Rhizostomae Jellyfish are marine invertebrates belonging to the Scyphozoan class. ... In zoology, a polyp is one of two forms of individuals found in many species of cnidarians. ... Extant Subclasses and Orders Alcyonaria    Alcyonacea    Helioporacea Zoantharia    Antipatharia    Corallimorpharia    Scleractinia    Zoanthidea [1][2]  See Anthozoa for details For other uses, see Coral (disambiguation). ... Species Hydra americana Hydra attenuata Hydra canadensis Hydra carnea Hydra cauliculata Hydra circumcincta Hydra hymanae Hydra littoralis Hydra magnipapillata Hydra minima Hydra oligactis Hydra oregona Hydra pseudoligactis Hydra rutgerensis Hydra utahensis Hydra viridis Hydra is a genus of simple, fresh-water animals possessing radial symmetry. ... It has been suggested that Parthenogenesis be merged into this article or section. ... High magnification view of a budding yeast Budding is the formation of a new organism by the protrusion of part of another organism. ...


Clumping is a behavior in an animal, usually sessile, in which individuals of a particular species group close to one another for beneficial purposes.


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UNODC - Bulletin on Narcotics - 1972 Issue 4 - 004 (1654 words)
The main object of this paper is to describe a new type of sessile gland in cannabis and to report gas chromatographic results on the presence of cannabinoids in the glands, but the opportunity is taken to include descriptions, with scanning electron micrographs, of all the trichomes.
To remove the resin from the sessile glands of the leaves, the latter were gently pressed against lens paper.
In contrast the stalked glands are mainly present on the outer (lower) surface of the bracteoles, and the upper (inner) surface of the small bracts subtending the bracteoles.
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