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  1. air bladder, swim bladder, float(noun)

    an air-filled sac near the spinal column in many fishes that helps maintain buoyancy

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  1. air bladder(Noun)

    An internal organ that fish use to control their buoyancy, allowing them to maintain or change depth by changing their density.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Air bladder

    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 esophagus

  2. Air bladder

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


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