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dewlap

1. a loose fold of skin hanging from beneath the throat in cattle, dogs, etc.
2. loose skin on an elderly person's throat

dewlap

[′dü‚lap]
(anatomy)
A fleshy or fatty fold of skin on the throat of some humans.
(botany)
One of a pair of hinges at the joint of a sugarcane leaf blade.
(vertebrate zoology)
A fold of skin hanging from the neck of some reptiles and bovines.
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According to them, the fact that the lizards responded to the atypical, but eye-catching, dewlap extensions confirmed the hypothesis that any high-speed movement at the onset of a display could function as an effective alert.
On the female side, we have dewlaps, liver spots, swag arms, pendulous breasts, piles, knee flaps, and varicose veins.
But dewlaps can send signals that humans cannot see, says Leo J.