plagiopatagium

noun pla·gio·patagium \¦plājēō+\

Definition of plagiopatagium

plural

plagiopatagia

  1. :  an extensile membrane connecting the forelimb and hind limb (as of a bat or flying squirrel) and used when spread in flying or gliding

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Origin and Etymology of plagiopatagium

New Latin, from plagi- + patagium


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