Definition of Alular. Meaning of Alular. Synonyms of Alular

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Definition of Alular

Alular
Alular Al"u*lar, a. (Zo["o]l.) Pertaining to the alula.

Meaning of Alular from wikipedia

- the alula evolved twice, or it did so more than 130 million years ago. Alular digit homology Bird flight Leading edge slot, the man-made equivalent on...
- some guans (Crax) and stone curlews (Burhinus) use a bony **** on the alular metacarpal to punch and hammer opponents. The jacanas Actophilornis and...
- maneuvers. They have 50–60 tail feathers, and their wings have 16 primary, four alular and 20–23 secondary feathers. The common ostrich's sternum is flat, lacking...
- are reliant on their parents for food. alula Also, **** wing; alular digit; alular quills. A small, freely-moving projection on the anterior edge of...
- birds, but a particular foramen (or opening) between a metacarpal and the alular is otherwise only known from flightless birds, such as some ratites, penguins...
- enantiornithean birds. The alular and major digits both bear a large ungual phalanx and the minor one bears two phalanx. Also the alular digit extends until...
- subspecies, they possess approximately 50-60 tail feathers, 16 primaries, 4 alular, and 20-23 secondary feathers. The wing and tail feathers have evolved to...
- The carpometacarpus is proportionally much longer with a process on the alular metacarpal that is not curved at its upper part, while the ectepicondylar...
- crest large and not perforated; minor metacarpal markedly bowed caudally; alular digit terminating at the level of the distal end of major metacarpal; and...
- distally it is (usually) separated from the wing by an indentation called the alular incision. Aluli are a newly acquired feature of the Diptera (Hennig, 1973)...
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