Insectoid refers to any individual, race or species of creature that possess physical characteristics common to that of an insect. These may include a chitinous carapace, compound eyes, antennae, a jointed thorax, jointed legs, a mandible, etc. There are several alien races found in science fiction which are regarded as insectoid such as the Than-Thre-Kull from Andromeda, the Sleestaks from Land of the Lost, the Ovions from the original Battlestar Galactica and the Xindi from Star Trek: Enterprise.
Invisibility is the state of an object that cannot be seen. An object in this state is said to be invisible (literally, "not visible"). The term is usually used as a fantasy/science fiction term, where objects are literally made unseeable by magical or technological means; however, its effects can also be seen in the real world, particularly in physics and perceptional psychology.
(See Also: Invisibility in media)
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Isolation laboratories are special containment facilities that utilize strict quarantine procedures to scan and filter out infectious diseases and harmful radiation. They are sometimes referred to as Isolabs for short. Such facilities are commonly found at Centers for Disease Control.
(See Also: Isolation laboratory)
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