dewlap


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dewlap

(do͞o′lăp′, dyo͞o′-)
n.
1. A fold of loose skin hanging from the neck of certain animals.
2. A pendulous part similar to this, such as the wattle of a bird.
3. A fold of loose skin hanging from the neck of a person.
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Among the five anole lizards they investigated, the three that live in open, sunny areas had dewlaps that reflected UV light.
The estimates were 0.930.01, 0.730.02, 0.590.03 and 0.820.02 for naval length, dewlap width, dewlap surface area and dewlap visual score.
Dewlap: Male dewlap as in holotype, large, extending to anterior third of venter, with broad scale rows 2-3 scales wide interspersed with smaller, single scales, scale rows separated by skin; female dewlap present, small, extending to anterior edge of shoulder, scale rows as in males (see coloration).
Only large adult males were used in the study due to the fact that they are larger and more conspicuous due to their social dewlap displays.
Perineum, udder and external genitalia are the most tick infested sites followed by dewlap, inner thighs, neck and back, tail, ears, around eyes, flanks, and legs (Atif et al., 2012).
Herd parity and stage of lactation effects were significant for stature central ligament and dewlap surface area (Pless than .001-.05).
Their ears are generally large and pendulous, and the throatlatch and dewlap have a large amount of excess skin.
Stalk height (measured from base to the top visible dewlap) and diameter (measured at the center of the stalk) were recorded in each of 20 stalks per plot.
It was a huge animal, with a great black forelock, a long dewlap and shoulders like the cargo doors on a C-47.
Male green anoles have a dewlap, a flap of pink skin under their necks, which they flare to attract females or establish territorial dominance.
Its phenotypic characteristics include a large sized flabby body with small horns, long ears, well-developed hump in males, and large dewlap in both males and females (Farooq et al., 2010).
The legs are short and thick and the neck long with a large dewlap. The coat is brown-black to dark gray.