Definition of Nervures

1. Noun. (plural of nervure) ¹

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Definition of Nervures

1. nervure [n] - See also: nervure

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nervures

nervous prostration
nervous strain
nervous system
nervous system physiology
nervous systems
nervous tissue
nervous tunic of eyeball
nervures (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
nervus auricularis posterior
nervus auriculotemporalis

Literary usage of Nervures

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

1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1853)
"On the nervures of Leaves and their Distribution. By L. VON BUCK. ... The nervures have unfortunately been little noticed by botanists, as though they were ..."

2. The British Noctuae and Their Varieties by James William Tutt (1892)
"Hind wings pure white ; nervures darker, but differing much in intensity ; lunule ... Hind wings white, with broad hind marginal band ; nervures blackish ..."

3. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. by American Entomological Society (1891)
"... sides of posterior face of metathorax sparsely punctured with coarse, shallow punctures; wings hyaline, nervures and stigma dull testaceous, ..."

4. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1906)
"For the convenience of description, small Roman numerals, marking the principal nervures, have been added to the figure of the wing (as used by Mr. Charles ..."

5. Design in Nature: Illustrated by Spiral and Other Arrangements in the by James Bell Pettigrew (1908)
"The Posterior Wings—their nervures, Form, Function, &c. ... These nervures taper towards the extremity of the wing, and are strongest towards its root and ..."

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