drosophila meaning

  • Drosophila is a genus of small flies, belonging to the family Drosophilidae, whose members are often called "fruit flies" or (less frequently) pomace flies, vinegar flies, or wine flies,
  • ^ Gerhard Bächli (1999–2006). "TaxoDros: the database on taxonomy of Drosophilidae".

    Definition of drosophila in English Dictionary

  • NounPLdrosophilas
    1. Any fruit fly of the genus Drosophila.
      1. In contrast, the drosophilas of Hawaii owe their oddity entirely to the whims of natural selection.
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    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Moreover, using a transgenic approach, human CRY2 was proved to even function as a magnetosensor in the magnetoreception system of Drosophila [12 ].
      • In Drosophila melanogaster a single orthologous hand gene is expressed with absence of the respective protein causing semilethality during early larval instars.
      • This is the case of acylphosphatase from Drosophila melanogaster (AcPDro2).
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    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    Meaning of drosophila for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "drosophila" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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