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nic·ti·tate

(nik'ti-tāt),
To wink. See: nictitation.

nictitate

(nik′tĭ-tāt″) [L. nictitare, to wink]
To wink.

nic·ti·tate

(nik'ti-tāt)
To wink.
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2,4,5,8,10-12,14,15,17) Our ability to easily acquire IOP measurements was hindered by the constant excursions of the nictitating membrane.
50]/g) was found in liver, intestine, brain, adrenal glands, and nictitating membranes of individual cats.
Conditioning of the nictitating membrane of the rabbit as a function of the CS-US interval.
In the slaughter process, upon first strike of the chisel the alligators responded by closing tightly the nictitating membranes and eyelids, tensing of the muscles of the jaws, tensing of the muscles of the neck, and rapid withdrawal of forelimbs; a brief general struggle (although not violent) occurred over a period of approximately two to three seconds.
Later, O'Rourke had a real breakthrough when she discovered that prions collect in pockets of lymphoid tissue in a sheep's nictitating membrane, or third eyelid.
This membrane, called a nictitating (NIK-tuh tate-ing) membrane, can also be used to cover the eye when the reptile submerges itself in water.
Their eyes are protected by a nictitating membrane that moves up and down like an eyelid.
7) Only 2 glands constitute the avian lacrimal apparatus: the gland of the nictitating membrane (formerly Harders gland) and the lacrimal gland.
O'Rourke discovered that prions collect in pockets of lymphoid tissue in a sheep's nictitating membrane, or third eyelid.
Blocking of the rabbit's conditioned nictitating membrane response in Kamin's two-stage paradigm.
The mobility of the nictitating membrane was impaired because of the presence of the plaque over the cornea.
Abstract: A 37-year-old, female Chilean flamingo (Phoenicopterus chilensis) presented with severe facial angioedema, bilateral corneal and palpebral edema, nictitating membrane paralysis, bradycardia, bradypnea, hypothermia, and numerous stingers and remnants of eastern yellow jacket wasps (Vespula maculifrons) attached to the feathers of the head, palpebrae, and conjunctiva.