Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A brood-pouch, in general.

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Examples

  • The only manifestations of life which persist in these non plus ultras in the series of retrogressively metamorphosed Crustacea, are powerful contractions of the roots, and an alternate expansion and contraction of the body, in consequence of which water flows into the brood-cavity and is again expelled, through a wide orifice.

    Facts and Arguments for Darwin

  • On four feet (i, k, l, m) are the rudiments of the lamellae which subsequently form the brood-cavity.)

    Facts and Arguments for Darwin

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