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Nervure   Listen
Nervure  n.  
(Bot.) One of the nerves of leaves.
(Zool.) One of the chitinous supports, or veins, in the wings of insects.

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"Nervure" Quotes from Famous Books

... and inner margins nearly equal, about two-thirds the length of the anterior. Costal nervure two-thirds the entire length of the wing; subcostal nervule slightly deflected towards the end of the cell, throwing off its first nervule at about one-third of its length, the second about the middle of its course, the space between the origins of the second and third ...
— Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1. • J Lort Stokes

... Marginal nervure or vein: in Orthoptera, costa (Comst.): in Hymenoptera (Norton) radius 3 (Comst.): in general, the vein forming the ...
— Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology • John. B. Smith

Words linked to "Nervure" :   vein, midvein, fibrovascular bundle, midrib, vascular bundle, vascular strand

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