Definition of Nervules

1. nervule [n] - See also: nervule

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nervules

nervous lobe of hypophysis
nervous part of retina
nervous prostration
nervous strain
nervous system
nervous system physiology
nervous systems
nervous tissue
nervous tunic of eyeball
nervules (current term)
nervus abducens
nervus accessorius
nervus acusticus
nervus alveolaris inferior
nervus ampullaris anterior
nervus ampullaris lateralis
nervus ampullaris posterior
nervus antebrachii anterior
nervus antebrachii posterior
nervus articularis
nervus auricularis magnus

Literary usage of Nervules

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1904)
"... destitute of all markings save a faint apical line and the obscure streaks in cells between the median nervules near the median nervure. ..."

2. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1891)
"simple), not connected by a line of oblique nervules ; only two series of gradate nervules, one between the end of the radius and the apex of the wing, ..."

3. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt (1890)
"1) the hind-wings are asymmetrical in the position of the nervules, ... after the loss of the median nervules, as such, also lose the transverse ..."

4. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1845)
"Various modifications in the number and connexion of these nervules are ... The genus Argynnis, Godart, always offers five subcostal nervules, never, ..."

5. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. by American Entomological Society (1871)
"In the present genus the subcostal nervure emits two superior nervules which ... Beyond these, two inferior nervules are thrown off from the nervure to the ..."

6. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York by New York Academy of Sciences (1867)
"This linear band is angulated prominently immediately below costa and thence obsoletely so on the nervules, with faint traces of connexion l>y dark scales. ..."

7. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1894)
"Hind wings: basal area almost wholly black, the centre is clothed •with black hairs, and all the nervules are black, some broad and diffuse, others finer ..."

8. The Butterfly Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Butterflies of by William Jacob Holland (1902)
"The branches of these compound veins are known as nervules. ... The nervules of the subcostal veins branch upwardly and outwardly toward the costal margin ..."

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