membranous

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any of the membranous air-filled extensions of the lungs of birds air sac
thin innermost membranous sac enclosing the developing embryo of higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals) amnion , amnios , amniotic sac
baby membranous organ fluid amnion , chorion
fungus with a brown cap and white gills and a membranous ring halfway up the stalk Armillaria caligata , booted armillaria
nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate bat , chiropteran
South American plant having green to purple or red branches with green to purple ornamental foliage and spikes of insignificant woolly flowers with dry membranous bracts beef plant , beefsteak plant , Iresine herbstii , Iresine reticulata
insect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings beetle
distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas) bladder , vesica
cavity in the petrous part of the temporal bone that contains the membranous labyrinth bony labyrinth , osseous labyrinth
small moth-like insect having two pairs of hairy membranous wings and aquatic larvae caddice-fly , caddice fly , caddis-fly , caddis fly
membranous pouch inside the mouth of many rodents (as a gopher) cheek pouch
outermost membranous sac enclosing the embryo in higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals) chorion
stout-bodied insect with large membranous wings; male has drum-like organs for producing a high-pitched drone cicada , cicala
slender insect with delicate membranous wings having an aquatic larval stage and terrestrial adult stage usually lasting less than two days dayfly , mayfly , shadfly
bodily fluid that fills the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear endolymph
membranous tissue covering internal organs and other internal surfaces of the body epithelial tissue , epithelium
cell membranous tissue forming most surfaces of body and organs epithelium
family of fungi having brightly colored fleshy or membranous ascocarps; sometimes placed in its own order Hypocreales family Hypocreaceae , Hypocreaceae
fungi having leathery or membranous sporophores family Thelephoraceae , Thelephoraceae
having membranous expansions along sides of body and limbs and tail flying gecko , fringed gecko , Ptychozoon homalocephalum
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