Definition of Pinnae. Meaning of Pinnae. Synonyms of Pinnae
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Definition of Pinnae
PinnaePinna Pin"na, n.; pl. Pinn[ae], E. Pinnas. [L., a
(a) A leaflet of a pinnate leaf. See Illust. of Bipinnate
leaf, under Bipinnate.
(b) One of the primary divisions of a decompound leaf.
2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the divisions of a pinnate part or
3. [L. pinna, akin to Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.) Any species of
Pinna, a genus of large bivalve mollusks found in all
warm seas. The byssus consists of a large number of long,
silky fibers, which have been used in manufacturing woven
fabrics, as a curiosity.
4. (Anat.) The auricle of the ear. See Ear.
Meaning of Pinnae from wikipedia
the head. It is also called
(Latin for wing / fin, plural pinnae
), a term that is used more in zoology. The diagram shows
with mobile pinnae
(like the horse), each pinna
can be aimed independently
to better receive
the sound. For these
animals, the pinnae
- Auricular hypertrichosis
acquisita, hypertrichosis pinnae
auris) is a genetic condition expressed
as long and strong hairs
is further enhanced
by the cat's large movable outer
ears (their pinnae
both amplify sounds
and help a cat sense
- but with the bases
of the pinnae
to form discrete
leaflets. pinnate-pinnatifid: pinnate, with the pinnae being
- the apparent
of the blade; the "pinnules" adorning
it are the medial
and terminal pinnae
. The two basal pinnae
not only form...
- (feather-shaped), each leafy segment
of the blade
), the stalk bearing
a petiolule, and the main vein or...
- of 20–35 pinnae
on each side of the rachis. The leaves taper
at both ends, with the basal pinnae about
half the length
of the middle pinnae
. The pinules...
- Its hearing sensitivity
by its large movable outer
ears, the pinnae
, which amplify sounds
and help detect
of a noise. It can detect...
is the removal
of part or all of the pinnae
or auricles, the external visible
flap of the ear and earhole, of an animal; it sometimes
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