Pterylae
Pteryla Pte*ry"la, n.; pl. {Pteryl[ae]}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? feather + ? wood, forest.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the definite areas of the skin of a bird on which feathers grow; -- contrasted with {apteria}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bird — /berrd/, n. Larry, born 1956, U.S. basketball player. * * * I Any of the warm blooded, beaked vertebrates of the class Aves, including more than 9,600 living species. A covering of feathers distinguishes birds from all other animals. Birds have a …   Universalium

  • 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

  • charadriiform — ▪ bird order Introduction    any member of the large group of birds (bird) that includes the sandpipers (sandpiper), plovers (plover), gulls (gull), auks (auk), and their relatives. These birds form an important and familiar segment of the… …   Universalium

  • pteryla — noun (plural pterylae) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek pteron + hylē wood, forest Date: 1867 one of the definite areas of the skin of a bird on which feathers grow …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Evolution der Vogelfeder — Verschiedene Vogelfedern Federn (lat. Pennae, Singular Penna) sind auf der Außenhaut der Vögel wachsende, im fertigen Zustand leblose Gebilde aus Keratin, die die wesentliche äußere Hülle, das Gefieder oder Federkleid, bilden. Federn schützen die …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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