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pəˈteɪ dʒi əm; -dʒi əpatag·ium

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  1. patagiumnoun

    The thin membrane that extends between the limbs and body of a bat or of gliding mammals

  2. patagiumnoun

    A similar membrane between the body and wing of a bird

  3. Etymology: From patagium, from παταγεῖον.

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  1. Patagium

    The patagium (plural: patagia) is a membranous body part that assists an animal in obtaining lift when gliding or flight. The structure is found in extant and extinct groups of flying and gliding animals including bats, birds, some dromaeosaurs, pterosaurs, gliding mammals, some flying lizards, and flying frogs. The patagium that stretches between an animal's hind limbs is called the uropatagium (especially in bats) or the interfemoral membrane.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Patagiumnoun

    in bats, an expansion of the integument uniting the fore limb with the body and extending between the elongated fingers to form the wing; in birds, the similar fold of integument uniting the fore limb with the body

  2. Patagiumnoun

    one of a pair of small vesicular organs situated at the bases of the anterior wings of lepidopterous insects. See Illust. of Butterfly

  3. Etymology: [L., an edge or border.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Patagium

    pat-ā-jī′um, n. the wing-membrane of a bat, &c.: the parachute of a flying squirrel, &c.: the fold of integument between the upper arm and the forearm of a bird: one of the scales affixed to the pronotum of lepidopterous insects—the tegula. [L., 'a gold edging.']

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of patagium in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of patagium in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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