an arboreal civet, Arctictis binturong, of Asia, having a long, prehensile tail.
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an arboreal SE Asian viverrine mammal, Arctictis binturong, closely related to the palm civets but larger and having long shaggy black hair
having two nuclei. adjective (biology) having two nuclei: a binucleate cell Also binuclear, binucleated
noun (Robert) Laurence. 1869–1943, British poet and art historian, best known for his elegiac war poems “For the Fallen” (1914) and “The Burning of the Leaves” (1944) Historical Examples The Life of Johannes Brahms (Vol 2 of 2) Florence May The London Mercury, Vol. I, Nos. 1-6, November 1919 to April 1920 Various Modern British […]
biological accumulation. bioaccumulation (bī’ō-ə-kym’yə-lā’shən) The accumulation of a substance, such as a toxic chemical, in various tissues of a living organism. Bioaccumulation takes place within an organism when the rate of intake of a substance is greater than the rate of excretion or metabolic transformation of that substance. Compare biomagnification.