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Definition of the noun air bladder

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  1. an air-filled sac near the spinal column in many fishes that helps maintain buoyancy
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonyms of air bladder: float / swim bladder
    • more generic word: sac = a structure resembling a bag in an animal

Alternative definition of the noun air bladder


  1. An internal organ that fish use to control their buoyancy, allowing them to maintain or change depth by changing their density.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of the Aquatic World (2004)

by Marshall Cavendish Corporation

Air bladder Most bladder wracks have air bladders that provide the submerged fronds with buoyancy, raising them toward the sunlight where the seaweed can photosynthesize effectively. Bladder wracks that grow in areas with strong wave ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

Air bladder. Physiology. every part of the body The veins from the digestive organs are collected into the vena portae, which as usual ramifies through the liver ; and there appears also, from the observations of Mr. Jacobson, to be in addition a ...

Google previewSomali-English, English-Somali Dictionary and Phrasebook (1999)

by Nicholas Awde, Martin Orwin, Cabdulqaadir Xaaji Cali Xaaji Axmed

hayye Aids Aydis aim shiish air bladder hawo hays air sacs kiish haweed air hawo airport garoon dayuuradeed alimentary canal cunto mareen alive nool alkaline alkalayn alone ...

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