from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of the zoöphytes or Phytozoa, as a sea-anemone or coral.


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  • She teaches introductory level courses in biology as well as upper level courses in plant physiology and plant-animal interactions.

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  • Kevin's main interests are all biology-related, from photography to the study of plant-animal interactions and general behavioural aspects of a variety of animals.

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  • "But the green plant-animal hypothesis defended (by Stiller) is quite unusual and will take a compelling analysis to get people to believe it," he added.

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  • A study of more than 100 proteins suggested that Dictyostelium diverged after the plant-animal split, but before the divergence of the fungi.

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  • However, it is not a highly specific type of plant-animal interaction.

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  • These alter the natural regimes of nutrient exchange and plant-animal interactions.

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  • He was a curious creature, very small, not unlike a flower in appearance, a plant-animal.

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  • A rather defiant smile crossed Maskull's face as it struck him that it might be possible to navigate this huge plant-animal as far as

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  • About half an hour after all the other life forms had vanished, another plant-animal was precipitated out of space, in front of their eyes.

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  • A large and fully developed plant-animal appeared suddenly in front of him, out of empty space.

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