Essays Tagged: "Abdomen"


s a creature without a backbone and with a body divided into three main parts: the head, thorax and abdomen.Most insects have three pairs of legs and one or two pairs of wings. The 'feelers' or antenn ... or antennae on the insect's head are it sense of touch and smell. Some insects have a sting in the abdomen.We already know that there are over a million different kinds of insects, and many new speci ...

(2 pages) 150 5 3.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Bioluminescence in fungi

most commonly known example of bioluminescence by North Americans is the firefly, which lights its abdomen during its mating season to communicate with potential mates. This bioluminescent ability oc ...

(8 pages) 50 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"Vector Organisms and the Diseases They Carry "

der-like organisms that attach themselves to a donor body. Male ticks are black. Females have a red abdomen and some black near the head. Adult ticks usually feed on deer but some times feed on humans ...

(4 pages) 74 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Lance Armstrong: The long road back, is an essay about role models among athletes todday.

d never imagined the seriousness of his condition.Going untreated, the cancer had spread to Lance's abdomen, lungs, and brain. His chances dimmed.Then a combination of physical conditioning, a strong ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Insight into "Hunters in the Snow" - By: Tobias Wolff

ime and even left Kenny in the back on the truck bed freezing to death with a gun shot wound to his abdomen. The last action the reader reads about is Frank taking a different turn away from the hospi ...

(2 pages) 122 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Spiders": a mini-report for a high school biology class

front portion, called the prosoma or cephalothorax, and the rear portion, called the opisthosoma or abdomen. A narrow stalk called the pedicel connects these two parts.A hard shell called an exoskelet ... ation (loss of body water). The cephalothorax cuticle is strong and stiff, while the cuticle of the abdomen is soft and extensible. As a spider grows, it sheds or molts its exoskeleton and grows a new ...

(4 pages) 58 1 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


s a creature without a backbone and with a body divided into three main parts: the head, thorax and abdomen.Most insects have three pairs of legs and one or two pairs of wings. The 'feelers' or antenn ... or antennae on the insect's head are it sense of touch and smell. Some insects have a sting in the abdomen.We already know that this planet. As they fly from flower to flower collecting nectar, dusty ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Of Mites And Man.

be examined. Accompanied by her 3 year old daughter who had been complaining of an itchy chest and abdomen, the mother stated that not only did here daughter hold the cats like dolls for extended per ...

(3 pages) 97 1 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


the procedure.A medical provider will go over your medical history and will examine your heart and abdomen a little later. An ultrasound will be conducted prior to performing the procedure. The ultra ...

(5 pages) 83 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

It is said that Japanese culture is both delicate and fierce; defend this viewpoint with examples.

r a defeat or similar event, many samurai chose to commit ritual suicide (seppuku) by cutting their abdomen rather than die a dishonorable death. Given this brief background of the Samurai, it seems o ...

(3 pages) 136 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

This essay describes what amniocentesis and genetic conseling is.

tion of the baby, amniotic fluid, and placenta are determined a needle is inserted into the woman's abdomen and into her uterus. Approximately one to two tablespoons of fluid are withdrawn through the ...

(1 pages) 42 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Dung Beetle.

meters in body length. They are composed of three body segments - the head, the prothorax, and the abdomen. They have a hard outside cuticle and folded wings that cover the upper surface of the abdo ...

(5 pages) 42 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

What is Hodgkins disease?

as it passes through the nodes. Clusters of lymph nodes are found in the underarm, groin, neck, and abdomen. Other parts of the lymphatic system are the spleen, thymus, tonsils, and bone marrow.Like a ... sides of the diaphragm (the thin muscle under the lungs and heart that separates the chest from the abdomen); and whether the disease has spread to the bone marrow, to the spleen, or to places outside ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


r, only leaving the facial hair and hair on the hear. One person made a cut on the left side of the abdomen and then ran out of the building since everyone else would yell and throw things at him. The ...

(1 pages) 36 1 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Major Depressive Disorder

2004"An old clergyman who had recovered from a severe depression later badly scalded his thighs and abdomen. When asked which pain was worse, he said 'I would suffer the scalding a hundred times rathe ...

(2 pages) 111 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

What is Liposuction????

ure for shaping the body and is not recommended for weight loss.Liposuction may be performed on the abdomen, hips, thighs, calves, arms, buttocks, back, neck, or face. A liposuction procedure may incl ... cks, back, neck, or face. A liposuction procedure may include more than one site, for instance, the abdomen, back, and thighs all on the same day.Liposuction is also used to reduce breast size in men ...

(10 pages) 26 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

An Experience I will never forget!

ely breathing or moving. NO! I wasn't trying to commit suicide by asphyxiating. In the middle of my abdomen was a spasm that had contracted so much that the pain was almost unbearable. It was a good a ...

(2 pages) 66 0 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Character analysis on the book Wrack by James Bradley

eed to find it."* Obsessive -" desire for the ship almost sexual, eating at him, coiling low in his abdomen"* Archaeologist* The obsession of finding the ship and changing history has affected him to ...

(1 pages) 2042 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Genetic Screening.

but there is a greater risk of a miscarriage.In amniocentesis, a thin needle is passed through the abdomen and about 20cm3 of amniotic fluid is taken out. A local anesthetic is needed in this case. A ...

(1 pages) 24 0 2.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Tattoos and body Piercings.

ust the ordinary one or two hole ear piercings, but all over a person's face, nose, cheeks, tongue, abdomen and even genitals. There is even a church devoted to the practice of body modification, of w ...

(3 pages) 30 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters