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List Of Battle School Students - Other Battle School Students - Nikolai Delphiki
... Nikolai is one of twenty-four fertilized eggs produced by Greek natives Elena Delphiki and Julian Delphiki, Sr ... eggs taken out, and Julian's sperm was harvested to produce numerous fertilized eggs ... Volescu, the illegitimate son of Julian's father, stole the twenty-three remaining fertilized eggs for use in his experiments involving the modification of a human genome ...
Multiple Births - Higher Order Multiples
... This happens when two eggs are fertilized and one of these subsequently divides into two fetuses ... Identical triplets or quadruplets are very rare and result when the original fertilized egg splits and then one of the resultant cells splits again (for triplets) or, even more rarely, a further ... Alternatively the original fertilized egg can split twice (to produce four embryos) and all four may survive, to produce identical quadruplets, or one ...
Annual Growth Cycle Of Grapevines - Fruit Set
... The stage of fruit set follows flowering almost immediately, when the fertilized flower begins to develop a seed and grape berry to protect the seed ... Not every flower on the vine gets fertilized, with the unfertilized flowers eventually falling off the vine ... The percentage of fertilized flowers averages around 30 but can get as high as 60 or be much lower ...
Hornet - Life Cycle
... In Vespa crabro, the nest is founded in spring by a fertilized female known as the queen ... Fertilized eggs develop into females (called "gynes" by entomologists), and unfertilized ones develop into males (sometimes called "drones") ... The workers and queens survive at most until mid to late autumn only the fertilized queens survive over winter ...
Egg (biology) - Eggs of Different Animal Groups - Fish and Amphibian Eggs
... known as oviparity, in which the female lays undeveloped eggs that are externally fertilized by a male ... the rays and most sharks use ovoviviparity in which the eggs are fertilized and develop internally ... shark and reef shark are viviparous, with the egg being fertilized and developed internally, but with the mother also providing direct nourishment ...

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    Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.
    Charlotte Brontë (1816–1855)