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Insect growth is constrained by the inelastic [...]
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exoskeleton


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Insect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
s, although only a small number of species reside in the oceans, a habitat dominated by another arthropod group, crustaceans. The life cycles of insects vary but most insects hatch from eggs. <span>Insect growth is constrained by the inelastic exoskeleton and development involves a series of molts. The immature stages can differ from the adults in structure, habit and habitat, and can include a passive pupal stage in those groups that un







Flashcard 149621440

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The word "insect" comes from the .....
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The word "insect" comes from the Latin word insectum, meaning "with a notched or divided body", or literally "cut into", from the neuter singular past participle of insectare, "to cut into, to cut up", from in-

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Insect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
ation9.2 Pollination9.3 Parasitism9.4 Other biological interactions 10 Relationship to humans 10.1 As pests10.2 In beneficial roles10.3 In research10.4 As food10.5 In culture 11 See also12 Notes13 References14 External links Etymology[edit] <span>The word "insect" comes from the Latin word insectum, meaning "with a notched or divided body", or literally "cut into", from the neuter singular past participle of insectare, "to cut into, to cut up", from in- "into" and secare "to cut";[9] because insects appear "cut into" three sections. Pliny the Elder introduced the Latin designation as a loan-translation of the Greek word ἔντομος (éntomos) or "insect" (as in entomology), which was Aristotle's term for this class of life, also in reference to their "notched" bodies. "Insect" first appears documented in English in 1601 in Holland's translation of Pliny. Translations of Aristotle's term also form the usual word for "insect" in Welsh (trychfil, from trychu "to cut" and mil, "animal"), Serbo-Croatian (zareznik, from rezati, "to cut"), Russian (насекомое nasekomoje, from seč'/-sekat', "to cut"), etc.[9] Phylogeny and evolution[edit] Evolution has produced astonishing variety in insects. Pictured are some of the possible shapes of antennae. Main article: Evolution of insects The ev







Flashcard 149621983

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In incremental reading the name "incremental" comes from "[...]"
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reading in portions


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In incremental reading the name "incremental" comes from "reading in portions"

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aced repetition. This means that all processed pieces of information are presented at increasing intervals. Individual articles are read in portions proportional to the attention span, which depends on the user, their mood, the article, etc. T<span>he name "incremental" comes from "reading in portions". Without the use of spaced repetition, the reader would quickly get lost in the glut of information when studying dozens of subjects at the same time. However, spaced repetition makes i







Flashcard 9149746444

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Sociology is the scientific study of social behavior or society
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[default - edit me]


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Sociology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
y Organizational Political Race & ethnicity Religion Rural Science Social change Social movements Social psychology Stratification STS Technology Urban Browse Bibliography Index Journals Organizations People Timeline v t e <span>Sociology is the scientific study of social behavior or society, including its origins, development, organization, networks, and institutions. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] It is a social science that uses various methods of empirical investigation [6] and