plagiopatagium love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun That portion of a bat's wing which lies back of the arm and between the fifth finger, the side of the body, and the hind leg. It comprises the ‘endopatagium’ and ‘mesopatagium’ of Harrison Allen.

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  • The membrane that extends along the leading edge of the arm (usually from the shoulder to the wrist) is the propatagium while that connecting the trailing edge of the upper arm to the body is the plagiopatagium.

    Literally, flying lemurs (and not dermopterans)

  • The membrane that extends along the leading edge of the arm (usually from the shoulder to the wrist) is the propatagium while that connecting the trailing edge of the upper arm to the body is the plagiopatagium.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • The membrane that extends along the leading edge of the arm (usually from the shoulder to the wrist) is the propatagium while that connecting the trailing edge of the upper arm to the body is the plagiopatagium.

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