Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of barbicel.

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Examples

  • The barbules have small hook-like processes called barbicels.

    Birdology

  • And on the barbicels of some feathers are even tinier branchlets, microscopic hamuli, which allow even more air to be trapped in the feather.

    Birdology

  • Except for the flight feathers on wings and tail, the top third of hummingbird feathers lack barbicels and hamuli.

    Birdology

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