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gular

[′gyü·lər]
(anatomy)
Of, pertaining to, or situated in the gula or upper throat.
(vertebrate zoology)
A horny shield on the plastron of turtles.
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Due to the presence of two mandibular appendages and a membranous un-carinated gular bridge, as pleisiomorphies Agaoninae characters, the author suggests that Hexapus is the most ancestral clade of all extant fig pollinator genera; as well as, the sister clade of extant Tetrapus.
The members of Promalacoclemmys Reinach, 1900, a genus known in the late Oligocene of Switzerland and the early Miocene of Germany, differ from the Boutersem taxon in several characters, among others: very wide vertebrals in relation to the pleurals, the width from the second to the fourth vertebrals considerably decreasing; first vertebral noticeably wider than the nuchal plate, having a long contact with the posterior margin of the second pair of marginals; relatively long visceral development of the cervical scute; well-developed gular protrusions (Hervet, 2004a).
Gular pouches (see Speich and Manuwal 1974) of the 4 ASY birds taken between 29 March and 18 April 1971 yielded prey, whereas the tracts of 2 HY individuals taken on 17 and 20 July were empty (Table 2).
Los machos presentan una mancha azul rodeada de negro en la region gular y parches abdominales azules bordeados de negro confluyendo en la parte media.
A pelican can hold up to 3 gallons of fish and water in its gular pouch, which is roughly 3 times the amount that will fit into the proventriculus.
The qualitative scutellation characters examined in all specimens included sizes of the postantebrachial scales on the posterior aspect of each forearm and of the mesoptychial scales bordering the edge of the gular fold, anterior extent of the circumorbital scale series on both sides of the head, and number of parietal scales on the posterior aspect of the head (see Duellman and Zweifel, 1962).
We reached the pelican area just in time to see these birds filling their expandable gular pouches with fish.
9 Under gen- eral anesthesia a left subcostal incision was used to perform the routine splenectomy then the right gastric vein was disconnected near the gastric an- gular incisura followed by the disconnection of the gastric branch of the right gastric vein as well as the branches of the gastric coronary veins.
Our results were consistent with the studies conducted by Murat Gular et al (1994) who reported similar results; in their study graft oedema had been caused by allowing the graft to dry, by handling with forceps and by bending.
Biko and Ramphele became oser, she regularly working with him taking dictation of his ream of consciousness' musgs that she would read back to m so that he could type out his gular newspaper column.
The characteristic "biche" green coloration of iguanas that inhabit the mangroves and its influence areas, was clearly stumped by a white grayish tone throughout the abdomen area, as well as in the head, the fan gular, the previous dorsal thorns (1-31) and in the final thorms (50-end of the line), in both hands and its digits, in the arms and in both feet and its digits; the stomach was white uniform.
Una caracteristica destacada de esta especie es la presencia de un pliegue gular de color naranja brillante muy conspicuo (Figuras 1A y 2) el cual es utilizado en los juegos nupciales (Williams, 1983) y que es menos pronunciado en las hembras.