chronology, the period just before the shift from hunting, gathering, and fishing to agricultural cultivation, pottery development, and village settlement.Initially, the term was used to designate a non-ceramic-using, nonagricultural, and nonsedentary way of life.Fossil identification can be a challenging proposition.Often a small detail is all that seperates one species from another.
He believed that all species related to earth, air , fire, and water and classified accordingly..
This is a simple but related sound, and is called the gutturo-nasal consonent. Napu (n.) A very small chevrotain (Tragulus Javanicus), native of Java. Narcosis (n.) Privation of sense or consciousness, due to a narcotic. Nard (n.) An ointment prepared partly from this plant. Nard (n.) A kind of grass (Nardus stricta) of little value, found in Europe and Asia. Narrow (superl.) Of little extent; very limited; circumscribed. t.) To lessen the breadth of; to contract; to draw into a smaller compass; to reduce the width or extent of. t.) To contract the reach or sphere of; to make less liberal or more selfish; to limit; to confine; to restrict; as, to narrow one's views or knowledge; to narrow a question in discussion. t.) To contract the size of, as a stocking, by taking two stitches into one. i.) To become less broad; to contract; to become narrower; as, the sea narrows into a strait. i.) Not to step out enough to the one hand or the other; as, a horse narrows. i.) To contract the size of a stocking or other knit article, by taking two stitches into one. t.) To render nasal, as sound; to insert a nasal or sound in. t.) To utter words or letters with a nasal sound; to speak through the nose. Nascal (n.) A kind of pessary of medicated wool or cotton, formerly used. Naso- () A combining form denoting pertaining to, or connected with, the nose; as, nasofrontal. Nemean (a.) Of or pertaining to Nemea, in Argolis, where the ancient Greeks celebrated games, and Hercules killed a lion. Neoplasm (n.) A new formation or tissue, the product of morbid action. Neotropical (a.) Belonging to, or designating, a region of the earth's surface which comprises most of South America, the Antilles, and tropical North America. The species feed upon other insects and are noted for their voracity; -- called also scorpion bug and water scorpion. Nephalism (n.) Total abstinence from spirituous liquor. Nephrite (n.) A hard compact mineral, of a dark green color, formerly worn as a remedy for diseases of the kidneys, whence its name; kidney stone; a kind of jade. Nephritical (a.) Affected with a disease of the kidneys; as, a nephritic patient. Ney (n.) A figure made up of a large number of straight lines or curves, which are connected at certain points and related to each other by some specified law. Neurula (n.) An embryo or certain invertebrates in the stage when the primitive band is first developed. Newel (n.) The upright post about which the steps of a circular staircase wind; hence, in stairs having straight flights, the principal post at the foot of a staircase, or the secondary ones at the landings. Newfangle (a.) Eager for novelties; desirous of changing. Newfangled (a.) Disposed to change; inclined to novelties; given to new theories or fashions. Newsy (a.) Full of news; abounding in information as to current events. Niccolite (n.) A mineral of a copper-red color and metallic luster; an arsenide of nickel; -- called also coppernickel, kupfernickel. of Nickar tree Nickar tree () Same as Nicker nut, Nicker tree.
N (n.) A measure of space equal to half an M (or em); an en. It is about the size of a hare, and is noted for its agility in leaping. Narceine (n.) An alkaloid found in small quantities in opium, and extracted as a white crystalline substance of a bitter astringent taste. Narcotic (a.) Having the properties of a narcotic; operating as a narcotic. Nardine (a.) Of or pertaining to nard; having the qualities of nard. pl.) The nostrils or nasal openings, -- the anterior nares being the external or proper nostrils, and the posterior nares, the openings of the nasal cavities into the mouth or pharynx. of Nargileh Nargileh (n.) An apparatus for smoking tobacco. Narrow (superl.) Having but a little margin; having barely sufficient space, time, or number, etc.; close; near; -- with special reference to some peril or misfortune; as, a narrow shot; a narrow escape; a narrow majority. Narrower (n.) One who, or that which, narrows or contracts. Nascency (n.) State of being nascent; birth; beginning; origin. Nasobuccal (a.) Connected with both the nose and the mouth; as, the nasobuccal groove in the skate. Neoplastic (a.) Of or pertaining to neoplasty, or neoplasia. Neozoic (a.) More recent than the Paleozoic, -- that is, including the Mesozoic and Cenozoic. Nepaulese (a.) Of or pertaining to Nepaul, a kingdom in Northern Hindostan. Nephalist (n.) One who advocates or practices nephalism. of Nephelite Nephelite (n.) A mineral occuring at Vesuvius, in glassy agonal crystals; also elsewhere, in grayish or greenish masses having a greasy luster, as the variety elaeolite. Nephelodometer (n.) An instrument for reckoning the distances or velocities of clouds. ) of Nephridium Nephridium (n.) A segmental tubule; one of the tubules of the primitive urinogenital organs; a segmental organ. Nephritical (a.) Relieving disorders of the kidneys; affecting the kidneys; as, a nephritic medicine. i.) To lie close and snug, as a bird in her nest; to cuddle up; to settle, as in a nest; to harbor; to take shelter. i.) To move about in one's place, like a bird when shaping the interior of her nest or a young bird getting close to the parent; as, a child nestles. Neuter (a.) Neither the one thing nor the other; on neither side; impartial; neutral. Newfangledness (n.) Affectation of, or fondness for, novelty; vain or affected fashion or form. Newfanglist (n.) One who is eager for novelties or desirous of change. Newt (n.) Any one of several species of small aquatic salamanders. Nibblingly (adv.) In a nibbling manner; cautiously. Nice (superl.) Foolish; silly; simple; ignorant; also, weak; effeminate. ) of Nicety Nicety (n.) The quality or state of being nice (in any of the senses of that word.). Nickel (n.) A bright silver-white metallic element. Nickname (n.) A name given in contempt, derision, or sportive familiarity; a familiar or an opprobrious appellation.
Mistakes even filter into biology journals and texts. al., in their cell biology text, proclaim, "It was Charles Darwin's great insight that organisms are all related in a great chain of being..." In fact, the idea of a great chain of being, which traces to Linnaeus, was overturned by Darwin's idea of common descent.
Misunderstandings about evolution are damaging to the study of evolution and biology as a whole.