Definition of Pinnae. Meaning of Pinnae. Synonyms of Pinnae

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Definition of Pinnae

Pinnae
Pinna Pin"na, n.; pl. Pinn[ae], E. Pinnas. [L., a feather.] 1. (Bot.) (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 organ. 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

- outside the head. It is also called the pinna (Latin for wing / fin, plural pinnae), a term that is used more in zoology. The diagram shows the shape and location...
- animals with mobile pinnae (like the horse), each pinna can be aimed independently to better receive the sound. For these animals, the pinnae help localise...
- Auricular hypertrichosis (hypertrichosis lanuginosa acquisita, hypertrichosis pinnae auris) is a genetic condition expressed as long and strong hairs growing...
- sensitivity is further enhanced by the cat's large movable outer ears (their pinnae), which both amplify sounds and help a cat sense the direction from which...
- but with the bases of the pinnae not contracted to form discrete leaflets. pinnate-pinnatifid: pinnate, with the pinnae being pinnatifid. pinnately-lobed...
- the apparent "pinnae" contains the rachis 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 is called a pinna (plural pinnae), the stalk bearing the pinna is termed 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 is enhanced by its large movable outer ears, the pinnae, which amplify sounds and help detect the location of a noise. It can detect...
- Cropping 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 involves...
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