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Definition of Bladder wrack

Bladder wrack
Bladder Blad"der, n. [OE. bladder, bleddre, AS. bl?dre, bl?ddre; akin to Icel. bla?ra, SW. bl["a]ddra, Dan. bl[ae]re, D. blaar, OHG. bl[=a]tara the bladder in the body of animals, G. blatter blister, bustule; all fr. the same root as AS. bl[=a]wan, E. blow, to puff. See Blow to puff.] 1. (Anat.) A bag or sac in animals, which serves as the receptacle of some fluid; as, the urinary bladder; the gall bladder; -- applied especially to the urinary bladder, either within the animal, or when taken out and inflated with air. 2. Any vesicle or blister, especially if filled with air, or a thin, watery fluid. 3. (Bot.) A distended, membranaceous pericarp. 4. Anything inflated, empty, or unsound. ``To swim with bladders of philosophy.' --Rochester. Bladder nut, or Bladder tree (Bot.), a genus of plants (Staphylea) with bladderlike seed pods. Bladder pod (Bot.), a genus of low herbs (Vesicaria) with inflated seed pods. Bladdor senna (Bot.), a genus of shrubs (Colutea), with membranaceous, inflated pods. Bladder worm (Zo["o]l.), the larva of any species of tapeworm (T[ae]nia), found in the flesh or other parts of animals. See Measle, Cysticercus. Bladder wrack (Bot.), the common black rock weed of the seacoast (Fucus nodosus and F. vesiculosus) -- called also bladder tangle. See Wrack.

Meaning of Bladder wrack from wikipedia

- bladderwrack, black tang, rockweed, sea grapes, bladder fucus, sea oak, cut weed, dyers fucus, red fucus and rock wrack, is a seaweed found on the coasts of the...
- s****lines. "Bladder wrack", Fucus vesiculosus "Channelled wrack", Pelvetia canaliculata "Knotted wrack", Ascophyllum nodosum "Spiral wrack" or "flat wrack", Fucus...
- English names include edible kelp, bull kelp, bullwhip kelp, ribbon kelp, bladder wrack, and variations of these names. Due to the English name, bull kelp can...
- serratus L. – toothed wrack * Fucus spermophorus L. Fucus spiralis L. – spiral wrack * Fucus tendo L. Fucus vesiculosus L. – bladder wrack * Fucus virsoides...
- kinds of seaweed, diatoms, and detritus, with a particular fondness for bladder wrack (Fucus vesiculosus). Individuals live for 21⁄2–3 years and usually breed...
- Kelp pigeon (sheathbill) (Chionis alba and Chionis minor), Antarctic Bladder wrack – Species of Phaeophyceae Blue carbon – Carbon stored in coastal and...
- members of the Fucus genus and lacks the bladders common in other species, such as Fucus vesiculosus (bladder wrack). The species either grows partially embedded...
- in (the Russian of) Gulf of Finland. Just like the closely related bladder wrack (F. vesiculosus), F. radicans can reproduce both ****ually and a****ually...
- species in the North Sea include species of wrack, among them bladder wrack, knotted wrack, and serrated wrack. Algae, macroalgal, and kelp, such as oarweed...
- desiccation when out of water. It lives primarily on toothed wrack (Fucus serratus) and bladder wrack (Fucus vesiculosus), but is also found on the basal part...