adromia (s) (noun)
, adromias (pl)
The absence of an impulse conduction in a nerve of a muscle: Adromias are failures of muscle innervations or the lack of distributions of nerve fibers to organs or body regions.
Descriptive of a ground or field; especially, one equipped with housing and other facilities, used for flying purposes.
A device that generates electricity from the kinetic energy produced by wind.
1. An airport.
2. A military air base.
3. A landing field for airplanes that has extensive buildings, equipment, shelters, etc.; an airport.
1. Fish which move between fresh and salt water during some part of their life cycles, but not for breeding.
2. Migrating from fresh to salt water or from salt to fresh water at some stage of the life cycle other than the breeding period.
1. Fish that spend most of their lives feeding in the open ocean, but migrate to spawn in freshwater.
2. Fish; such as, salmon and shad that return from the sea to the rivers where they were born in order to breed.
The best-known anadromous fish are salmon, which hatch in small freshwater streams, go down to the sea and dwell there for several years, then return to the same streams where they were hatched, spawn, and then die shortly thereafter.
The migration of fish; such as, adults or sub-adults, that go from salt water to fresh water to spawn.
Migrating from fresh water into the ocean to spawn or fish that live in fresh water, but breed in the sea.
Catadromous fish are freshwater eels of genus Anguilla, whose larvae drift on the open ocean, sometimes for months or years, before traveling thousands of kilometers back to their original streams.
Fish that travel between salt water and fresh water, or between fresh water and salt water.
A "running (swift) lizard" from Late Cretaceous Alberta, Canada, and USA. Named by George Frederic Matthew (1837-?) and paleontologist Barnum Brown (1873-1963) in 1922.
A recording blood flowmeter or a device for measuring the rate of blood flow.
An instrument for measuring the velocity (rapidity) of the blood circulation.
1. A mania for roaming, running, or traveling.
2. An intense enthusiasm or compulsion to travel; wanderlust.
3. An uncontrollable desire to wander away from home.