Development time from nymph to male prepupa increased from 56 d at 30 [degrees]C to 154 d at 20 [degrees]C, and the time from nymph to gravid
female was 68 and 137 d at 30 and 25 [degrees]C, respectively.
Abdominal findings (guarding and rigidity) during pregnancy may be less prominent than in non-pregnant women, because the gravid
uterus lifts and stretches the anterior abdominal wall away from the inflamed appendix which may mask the local signs.
Morrison, "Incarceration of the retroverted gravid
uterus: Report of four patients managed with uterine reduction," Southern Medical Journal, vol.
insignis females (5 gravid
), the other with 1 male worm (Table).
Thirty-seven of these cases occurred within 4 miles of any gravid
trap (and our analysis is based on those cases).
Female sand flies were separated into different categories; blood-fed, half-fed, un-fed and gravid/semi gravid
on the basis of their anatomical examination.
The effect of temperature on reproductive periodicity in crabs has been studied by comparing monthly or bimonthly values, averages, or ranges with mean frequencies of gravid
females (frequency-gravid, i.e., the proportion of females with developing ovaries) or ovigerous females (frequency-ovigerous, the proportion of females carrying masses, or clutches, of eggs) collected on similar time scales (Lardies et al.
The occurrence of apparent late-stage gravid
brown and copper rockfish, evidenced by their prominently distended abdomens, was also noted.
An improved autocidal gravid
ovitrap for the control and surveillance of Aedes aegypti.
Key words: Gravid
uterus, Thoracic cavity, Diaphragmatic herniation, Short haired cat, Displaced heart, right sided, Fetuses.
rubra colony was visually monitored, and both the number of gravid
females and free-swimming lecithotrophic (i.e., yolk-bearing) larvae (up to a maximum of 100 individuals) were counted during a 10-min period approximately once per week across a 5-y period (Summer 2007-Summer 2012), for a total of 185 sampling dates.