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synonyms for larval

  • elemental
  • elementary
  • embryonic
  • primitive
  • simple
  • abecedarian
  • basal
  • beginning
  • early
  • immature
  • initial
  • introductory
  • nuts-and-bolts
  • primary
  • simplest
  • uncompleted
  • undeveloped
  • vestigial

antonyms for larval

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  • complex
  • complicated
  • difficult
  • intricate
  • sophisticated
  • additional
  • advanced
  • derivative
  • developed
  • extra
  • nonessential
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How to use larval in a sentence

With no tetracycline present in the box, the GM females are expected to die in early larval stages.
FIRST GMO MOSQUITOES TO BE RELEASED IN THE FLORIDA KEYSTAYLOR WHITEAPRIL 15, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
Now, a partnership between scientists and scuba divers is giving researchers fresh perspectives on the secrets of larval fishes.
DAZZLING UNDERWATER PHOTOS CAPTURE NEW VIEWS AND SCIENTIFIC DETAIL OF FISH LARVAEDEVIN A. REESEMARCH 30, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Underwater photos taken at night — when larval fishes migrate to within 200 meters of the ocean surface — reveal colors, body structures and behaviors that could never be seen in preserved specimens.
DAZZLING UNDERWATER PHOTOS CAPTURE NEW VIEWS AND SCIENTIFIC DETAIL OF FISH LARVAEDEVIN A. REESEMARCH 30, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Scientists have mistakenly given larval fishes new scientific names, not recognizing them as early life stages of known species.
DAZZLING UNDERWATER PHOTOS CAPTURE NEW VIEWS AND SCIENTIFIC DETAIL OF FISH LARVAEDEVIN A. REESEMARCH 30, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Examining those same fishes back in the lab lets ichthyologists match the photographed larval fishes to known species, researchers report March 30 in Ichthyology & Herpetology.
DAZZLING UNDERWATER PHOTOS CAPTURE NEW VIEWS AND SCIENTIFIC DETAIL OF FISH LARVAEDEVIN A. REESEMARCH 30, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
To disprove the theory, scientists would need to show that the lamprey started out fully like a fish, then later evolved their sedentary larval form.
THESE FOSSILIZED LAMPREY HATCHLINGS DISPROVE AN AGE-OLD EVOLUTIONARY THEORYPHILIP KIEFERMARCH 11, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
That may be a bad story for the birds but a good example of the separation of diet between the larval and adult stage.
EVOLUTION MADE MOSQUITOS INTO STEALTHY, SENSITIVE VAMPIRESERICA MCALISTEROCTOBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The larval stage is passed in the muscles of various animals, especially cattle, where it lies encysted (cysticercus stage).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The length of the larval stage varies from fifteen to twenty-five days with an average of twenty days.
JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGY AND ZOOLOGY, MARCH 1917VARIOUS
The people, largely farmers, become infected with a larval stage of the hookworm, which develops in moist earth.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
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WORDS RELATED TO LARVAL

  • abecedarian
  • basal
  • beginning
  • early
  • elemental
  • elementary
  • embryonic
  • immature
  • initial
  • introductory
  • larval
  • nuts-and-bolts
  • primary
  • primitive
  • simple
  • simplest
  • uncompleted
  • undeveloped
  • vestigial
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.