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Air bladder

Air bladder

1. (Science: anatomy) An air sac, sometimes double or variously lobed, in the visceral cavity of many fishes. It originates in the same way as the lungs of air-breathing vertebrates, and in the adult may retain a tubular connection with the pharynx or oesophagus.

2. A sac or bladder full of air in an animal or plant; also an air hole in a casting.


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G.I. Problems from Antibiotic Use

... are more likely to persist down that far, or get absorbed early but move from the blood into the peripheral tissue better (such as ones aimed at bladder infections).

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by Darby
Fri Nov 01, 2013 1:31 pm
 
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... was bloated and swollen...all test that u can image were done, then my doctor was present at my ultra sound and found my ANEURYSM...not the gall bladder, not liver,not ibs flare up and last but not least...no pregancy or lost mind....was told it is more common in men than in women and that is ...

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by strohs1
Wed Jun 27, 2012 6:04 pm
 
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any clues what this is, please?

I agree it's the air bladder, that was my thought as well, although it is oddly shaped. But the "material" seems similar.

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by JackBean
Wed Jun 13, 2012 9:30 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: any clues what this is, please?
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any clues what this is, please?

... like one, because it's light and hollow and just not tooth material. An air bladder - had to look this up on Wiki, but I'd imagine it would have soft flexible walls? this ...

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by fishwish
Wed Jun 13, 2012 2:36 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: any clues what this is, please?
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Re: any clues what this is, please?

My guess is an air bladder.

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by wbla3335
Tue Jun 12, 2012 8:09 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: any clues what this is, please?
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