Pessulus
Pessulus Pes"su*lus, n.; pl. {Pessuli}. [L., a bolt.] (Anat.) A delicate bar of cartilage connecting the dorsal and ventral extremities of the first pair of bronchial cartilages in the syrinx of birds. [1913 Webster]

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  • PESSULUS — Graece πάσσαλος, quam vocem ἀπὸ τῶ πεσσῶι nonnulli infeliciter deducunt: nihil enim πεσσοὶ muliebres commune habent cum pessulo, voce eâ Graecâ a similitudine πεσσῶν fictâ. Sunt autem πεσσοὶ saxeae pilae partim rotundae, partim quadratae, sed ut… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Pessulus — užsklanda statusas T sritis kvėpavimo aparatas atitikmenys: lot. Pessulus ryšiai: platesnis terminas – apatinių gerklų kremzlės siauresnis terminas – pusmėnulinė plėvė …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • pessulus — pes·su·lus …   English syllables

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  • MONS Pessulus — seu Pessulanus, vulgo Montpellier, quod adversus finitimorum ex cursiones pessuli locô esset, dictus. Urbs ex primis Galliae Narbonensis est, ac Occitanae regionis post Tolosam primaria, Episcopalis, quae Magalonensi successit, inter Nemausum ad… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Pessuli — Pessulus Pes su*lus, n.; pl. {Pessuli}. [L., a bolt.] (Anat.) A delicate bar of cartilage connecting the dorsal and ventral extremities of the first pair of bronchial cartilages in the syrinx of birds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pêne — [ pɛn ] n. m. • 1680; pesne 1288; altér. de pêle, pesle (XIIe); lat. pessulus « verrou », d o. gr. ♦ Pièce mobile d une serrure, qui s engage dans la gâche et tient fermé l élément (porte, fenêtre) auquel la serrure est adaptée. Pêne dormant,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • passeriform — /pas euhr euh fawrm , peuh ser euh /, adj. of or pertaining to the order Passeriformes; passerine. [ < NL Passeriformes, equiv. to L passer sparrow + iformes IFORMES] * * * ▪ bird Introduction also called  passerine  or  perching bird     any… …   Universalium

  • pessular — ˈpes(y)ələ(r) adjective Etymology: pessulus + ar : of, relating to, or resembling the pessulus * * * pessular, a. (ˈpɛsjʊlə(r)) [f. L. pessul us (see next) + …   Useful english dictionary

  • Syrinx (biology) — * 2 Tympanum * 3 first group of syringeal rings * 4 Pessulus * 5 Membrana tympaniformis lateralis * 6 Membrana tympaniformis medialis * 7 second group of syringeal rings * 8 main bronchus * 9 bronchial cartilage] Syrinx (Greek for pan pipes) is… …   Wikipedia

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