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Meaning of "argulus" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ARGULUS

argulus  [ˈɑːɡjələs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ARGULUS

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preposition
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Argulus is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ARGULUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

argulus

Argulidae

The family Argulidae contains the carp lice or fish lice – a group of parasitic crustaceans of uncertain position within the Maxillopoda. Although they are thought to be primitive forms, they have no fossil record. Argulidae is the only family in the order Arguloida, although a second family, Dipteropeltidae, has been proposed.

Definition of argulus in the English dictionary

The definition of argulus in the dictionary is any of various parasites of the genus Argulus of the family Argulidae which affect fish and are a major threat to their health. These are large parasites which are visible to the human eye.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ARGULUS


acervulus
əˈsɜːvjələs
Aeolus
ˈiːələs
alveolus
ælˈvɪələs
anomalous
əˈnɒmələs
carolus
ˈkærələs
colorless
ˈkʌlələs
Daedalus
ˈdiːdələs
embolus
ˈɛmbələs
fearless
ˈfɪələs
flourless
ˈflaʊələs
frivolous
ˈfrɪvələs
furunculous
fjʊˈrʌŋkjələs
hydrocephalus
ˌhaɪdrəʊˈsɛfələs
libelous
ˈlaɪbələs
marvellous
ˈmɑːvələs
motherless
ˈmʌðələs
Nicholas
ˈnɪkələs
Papadopoulos
ˌpæpəˈdɒpələs
scandalous
ˈskændələs
venulous
ˈvɛnjələs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ARGULUS

arguable
arguably
argue
argue the toss
arguer
argufied
argufier
argufies
argufy
arguing
argument
argument from design
argumentation
argumentative
argumentatively
argumentativeness
argumentive
argumentum
argumentum ad hominem
argus

WORDS THAT END LIKE ARGULUS

altocumulus
annulus
calculus
cumulus
differential calculus
dracunculus
famulus
glomerulus
homunculus
integral calculus
modulus
oculus
opulus
precalculus
ranunculus
regulus
Romulus
stimulus
stratocumulus
Young´s modulus

Synonyms and antonyms of argulus in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «argulus» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ARGULUS

Find out the translation of argulus to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of argulus from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «argulus» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

argulus
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Argulus
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argulus
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argulus
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argulus
280 millions of speakers

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Argulus
278 millions of speakers

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Argulus
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argulus
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Argulus
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Argulus
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Argulus
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argulus
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argulus
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Translator English - Javanese

Argulus
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Argulus
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Translator English - Tamil

argulus
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Translator English - Marathi

बार्बुलेस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Argulus
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Translator English - Italian

Argulus
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Translator English - Polish

Argulus
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Translator English - Ukrainian

Argulus
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Translator English - Romanian

argulus
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Argulus
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Argulus
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Translator English - Swedish

argulus
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Translator English - Norwegian

argulus
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Trends of use of argulus

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ARGULUS»

The term «argulus» is normally little used and occupies the 140.806 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ARGULUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about argulus

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ARGULUS»

Discover the use of argulus in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to argulus and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Hatchery Manual for the Common, Chinese, and Indian Major ...
Argulus is a small crustacean with a maximum length of 8.5 mm, which perforates fish skin by means of mandibles (fused to a ... Argulus species reproduce rapidly in the range 20-28°C. The life cycle takes five weeks (egg to egg) at 25-27° C.
V. G. Jhingran, Roger S. V. Pullin, 1985
2
Fish Parasites: Pathobiology and Protection
Gresty, K.A., Boxshall, GA. and Nagasawa, K. (1993) The fine structure and function of the cephalic appendages of the branchiuran parasite, Argulus japonicus Thiele. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 339, 1 19-135.
Patrick T. K. Woo, Kurt Buchmann, 2012
3
Fish Parasites
Gresty, K.A., Boxshall, GA. and Nagasawa, K. (1993) The fine structure and function of the cephalic appendages of the branchiuran parasite, Argulus japonicus Thiele. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 339, 1 19-135.
Woo, 2011
4
Freshwater Stingrays: Everything about Purchase, Care, ...
Argulus. (Fish. Lice). Occasionally, newly imported specimens may carry Argulus, an arthropod commonly known as fish lice. These ectoparasites appear as small brown spots, about 2 to 3 mm in diameter. They may at first appear to be ...
Richard Ross, 1999
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Host-Parasite Interactions
Ruane, N.M., Nolan, D.T., Rotllant, J. Tort, L., Balm, P.H.M. and Wendelaar Bonga , S.E. (1998) Modulation of the response of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss Walbaum) to confinement, by an ectoparasitic (Argulus foliaceus L.) infestation ...
Gert Flik, Geert Wiegertjes, 2004
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Issues in Life Sciences—Bacteriology, Parasitology, and ...
SOuth. China. Agricultural. University,. Guangzh0u: Freshwater. abiotic. components'. impact. on. the. viability. of. fish. lice,. Argulus. sp.,. in. Guangdong. province,. China. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at China Weekly News ...
‎2013
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New Frontiers in Crustacean Biology: Proceedings of the TCS ...
Über eine Argulus-Art im Salmonidenteiche. Bull. Japan. Soc. Sci. Fish., 16: 239- 243. INOUE, K., S. SHIMURA, M. SAITO & K. NISHIMURA, 1980. The use of trichlorfon in the control of Argulus coregoni. Fish Pathol., 15: 37-42. [In Japanese  ...
Crustacean Society. Summer Meeting, Akira Asakura, Charles Fransen, 2011
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Gulf of Mexico Origin, Waters, and Biota: Biodiversity
Morfologia degli stadi larvali e dell'adulto di Argulus giordanii. Archivio di Oceanografia e Limnologia l 3: 387-4 1 8. Martinez-Palacios, C. A., and L. G. Ross. 1988. The feeding ecology of the Central American cichlid Cichlasoma urophthalmus ...
Darryl L. Felder, 2009
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Text Book of Crustacea
how the non-swimmers change hosts. Some Argulus species have been found on tadpoles. Argulus areassonensis has even been found on dead cuttel fish ( sepia) Argulus attaches to the host mainly with the large sucker of the first maxillae, ...
Amita Saxena, 2005
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Atlas of Crustacean Larvae
2007). The fully formed mouth cone and the morphology of the mandibular coxal processes clearly enable Argulus metanauplii to feed as adults do, by ripping and cutting the host's integument. Thus a parasitic lifestyle is possible, although not ...
Joel W. Martin, Jørgen Olesen, Jens T. Høeg, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ARGULUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term argulus is used in the context of the following news items.
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Bute fishery to re-open in new year
The loch was closed in August 23 following the discovery of the Argulus foliaceus parasite, which does not harm humans but is poisonous to ... «Buteman, Oct 14»
2
Bute MSP backs rethink over Loch Fad
Loch Fad has been closed to all local and visiting anglers since August 2013 in order to contain an outbreak of the freshwater louse Argulus ... «Buteman, Oct 14»
3
Growing frustration of Bute fishery owner
Loch Fad has been closed to anglers since August 2013 following an outbreak of the Argulus foliaceus louse, which does not harm humans but ... «Buteman, Feb 14»
4
Hopes of progress on Bute loch lice infestation
The Argulus foliaceus louse, which does not harm humans but can create wounds fatal to fish, was first found on a pike at Loch Fad at the end ... «Buteman, Oct 13»
5
Bute loch closes to anglers until further notice
The freshwater louse Argulus foliaceus was first found on a pike landed at ... The outbreak of Argulus foliaceus lice has grown in size since The ... «Buteman, Aug 13»
6
Pentastomid Infections in Fish
However, they are more closely related to fish lice such as Argulus than to true worms. They are believed to be close relatives of members of ... «TheFishSite.com, Feb 13»
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The world within a drop of water
Another type of aquatic bug, the Argulus fish louse, is a nasty fish parasite. Not the kind of thing you want in your aquarium — or in your drinking ... «NBCNews.com, Jul 12»
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Tetra launches pond fish treatments
Tetra Pond Medica Argulus is highly effective against small parasitic crustaceans such as carp lice, anchor worms, ectoparasitic skin flukes and ... «Pet Business World News, Jun 12»
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New range of pondfish treatments from Tetra
Tetra Pond Medica Argulus is highly effective against small parasitic crustaceans such as carp lice, anchor worms, ectoparasitic skin flukes and ... «Practical Fishkeeping, May 12»
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Information on pond fish diseases: What they are, what they look like …
Argulus, or fish lice, is a major problem for fish. Argulus inject a stinger into the fish's body and suck out vital body fluids. Feeding is done on skin or in the gills. «Newsolio, Apr 12»

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