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  • She looked like she just couldn't decide who she wanted to be today, and the effect was very odd, especially with the pouch-like purse sticking out the bottom of the jacket.

    Monday Meanderings

  • In icy locations like Antarctica, penguins forgo nests and rest the egg on top of their feet, below a pouch-like fold of abdominal skin: this enables the penguins to transfer body heat to the egg.

    Penguins

  • Because of this pouch-like structure, Mysis is sometimes called the opossum shrimp.

    Crustacea

  • Red hair and pale skin humans do not tan easily because of a peculiarity in a tiny pouch-like receptor, called MC1R, on the surface of melanocytes.

    Real Sun Tan Without the Danger | Impact Lab

  • The item to be moved is “packed” into a pouch-like vesicle covered with thousands of molecular motor proteins.

    THE HIDDEN FACE OF GOD

  • The inner surfaces of many of the veins are supplied with pouch-like folds, or pockets, which act as valves to impede the backward flow of the blood, while they do not obstruct blood flowing forward toward the heart.

    A Practical Physiology

  • Tornaria (the larva of Balanoglossus) a similar formation of body-cavities by pouch-like outgrowths of the archenteron took place.

    Form and Function A Contribution to the History of Animal Morphology

  • _The cæcum_ is the pouch-like dilatation of the large intestine which receives the lower end of the small intestine.

    Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools

  • Aileron: the scale covering the base of primaries in some insects; see tegulae in Diptera = alula and squama, q.v. Air-sacs or vesicles: pouch-like expansions of tracheal tubes in heavy insects, capable of inflation and supposed to lessen specific gravity.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • Gizzard: a pouch-like structure between the crop and chylific ventricle furnished with chitinous teeth or plates, in which the food is prepared for the digestive juices by grinding or merely sifting = cardia.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

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