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nervuration

[nur-vyuh-rey-shuh n] /ˌnɜr vyəˈreɪ ʃən/
noun, Entomology
1.
the arrangement of the veins in the wing of an insect.
Also, nervulation
[nur-vyuh-ley-shuh n] /ˌnɜr vyəˈleɪ ʃən/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; nervure + -ation
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