from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • (Bot.) A cavity in the cellular tissue of plants, containing air only.
  • (Anat.) A receptacle of air in various parts of the system; as, a cell or minute cavity in the walls of the air tubes of the lungs; the air sac of birds; a dilatation of the air vessels in insects.

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  • noun biology an air pocket at the bottom end of an egg formed from contraption of the egg's contents through loss of moisture and cooling from its initial filled state.

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  • noun a tiny sac for holding air in the lungs; formed by the terminal dilation of tiny air passageways


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