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blowhole

the anterior nares of whales and dolphins.
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Apprill and her colleagues wanted a new way to collect samples of whales' blow--the moist breath that whales spray out of their blowholes.
That's a lot of pressure behind the blowhole," he said.
When outside air warms up, it may eventually become the same density as air underground, causing air flow at the blowhole to stop.
En los misticetos, a diferencia de lo que ocurre en los amniotas, el blowhole se ubica en posicion postero-dorsal dentro de la fosa nasal.
I hurl old, expired diaper cream tubes at his blowhole.
Desperate rescuers spent two hours talking to her through a blowhole - but could not reach her in time.
To make those human-like sounds, NOC had to vary the pressure in his nasal tract while making other muscular adjustments and inflating the vestibular sac in his blowhole, the researchers found.
For instance, a blowhole, a sand flea, that silly putty smirk you wear in the checkout line while having a nice day.
the tense moments when the sailors row close enough to slam the 'cruel irons' deep into the whale's flesh; the resulting 'Nantucket sleigh ride' as the creature attempts to outrun the whaler's ropes; its baneful lancing, final 'flurries', and death--'His chimney is afire' the crew would shout triumphantly as blood gushed from the blowhole.
On the logo design, the dorsal fin is formed inside the letter "B" with transmitter waves "spouting" like jets of water from a whale's blowhole.
By car, the Golden Circle tour makes a fascinating day-long excursion from Reykjavik, taking in Thingvellir, setting for the Viking Parliament, the hot blowhole of Geysir (now dormant) and mighty Gullfoss waterfall.
When breathing, whales remain mostly submerged and simply expel excess water from the blowhole before inhaling air into the lungs.