incubation patch

incubation patch
a highly vascular, featherless area developed on the abdomen of certain brooding birds that is in direct contact with eggs during incubation and provides additional warmth. Also called brood patch.
[1950-55]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу

Look at other dictionaries:

  • incubation patch — a highly vascular, featherless area developed on the abdomen of certain brooding birds that is in direct contact with eggs during incubation and provides additional warmth. Also called brood patch. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • Incubation: Battle Isle Phase Vier — Entwickler …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Incubation — Incubation: Battle Isle Phase Vier Entwickler: Blue Byte Verleger …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • brood patch. — See incubation patch. * * * …   Universalium

  • brood patch. — See incubation patch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brood patch — young. The positions of brood patches can vary with many having a single brood patch in the middle of the belly while some shorebirds have one patch on each side of the belly. Gulls and galliformes may have three brood patches. Pelicans, boobies… …   Wikipedia

  • test — 1. To prove; to try a substance; to determine the chemical nature of a substance by means of reagents. 2. A method of examination, as to determine the presence or absence of a definite disease or of some substance in any of the fluids, tissues,… …   Medical dictionary

  • thermoreception — Sensory capacity (see sense) to detect the temperature of the environment and the body. It helps keep body temperature stable by regulating autonomic responses to temperature changes (see homeostasis). Temperature sensations are generated by… …   Universalium

  • 3Dfx — Texture Mapping Unit (TMU) eines 3dfx Voodoo² Chipsatzes. 3dfx Interactive war von seiner Gründung 1994 bis zur Übernahme durch den Konkurrenten Nvidia im Dezember 2000 ein Unternehmen, das auf die Produktion von 3D Grafikkarten, 3D… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3dfx Interactive — Texture Mapping Unit (TMU) eines 3dfx Voodoo² Chipsatzes. 3dfx Interactive war von seiner Gründung 1994 bis zur Übernahme durch den Konkurrenten Nvidia im Dezember 2000 ein Unternehmen, das auf die Produktion von 3D Grafikkarten, 3D… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”