It was a relief to find pipes that led a comparatively passive existence amid such a convolution of fountainous activity.
Every fibre has its function, every convolution its purpose.
Upper part of corolla of Datura Stramonium in the bud; and below a section showing the convolution of the plaits.
Thus the skull becomes thinner at the site of every active organ, and thicker over every convolution that is inactive.
Chrosomus and Notropis differ greatly in the length and convolution of the intestine.
But it is not clear that this may not be a case of diminished complexity of convolution going hand in hand with smallness of size.
It was in other words to trace the figure in the carpet through every convolution, to reproduce it in every tint.
He regarded the organ of language as a convolution lying on the super-orbital plate, behind the position of the eyeball.
It would, indeed, seem to be true that folded away in some convolution of our brain are the faculties of the fish and the bird.
This convolution is comparatively defective in animals generally, but more developed in birds of superior vocal powers.
convolution con·vo·lu·tion (kŏn'və-lōō'shən)
A form or part that is folded or coiled.
One of the convex folds of the surface of the brain.