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  • * Normally in snakes, the posterior lung walls are thin and sac-like, hence the name ‘saccular lung’.

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  • Other fishes breed both in winter and in summer, as was previously observed: as, for instance, in winter-time the basse, the grey mullet, and the belone or pipe-fish; and in summer-time, from the middle of June to the middle of July, the female tunny, about the time of the summer solstice; and the tunny lays a sac-like enclosure in which are contained a number of small eggs.

    The History of Animals

  • Stomach The sac-like organ in the belly where food is digested.

    Chapter 33

  • Cyst An abnormal, sac-like, liquid-filled growth developing in the body.

    Chapter 33

  • Cyst An abnormal, sac-like growth in the body which is often filled with water.

    Chapter 8

  • There was a pursy sac-like body, ending in a head with staring, lidless eyes and a great black beak that looked strong enough to shear sheet steel.

    Devil Crystals of Arret

  • Its sac-like body consists of two cell-layers; the outer one is concerned primarily with offense and defense, while the inner layer is made up of digesting or nutritive elements.

    The Doctrine of Evolution Its Basis and Its Scope

  • Diverticulum - la: an oft-shoot from a vessel or from the alimentary canal usually blind or sac-like: applied to the caecal tubes or pouches: any extensions or evaginations of the hypodermic.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • OEsophageal bulb: = sub-clypeal pump; q.v. OEsophageal diverticula: = food reservoirs (q.v.); but more generally applied also to any sac-like structure connected with the gullet.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • Abdominal pouch: in female Parnassiids, a sac-like ventral cavity, formed by material secreted during copulation.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

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