tympana


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tympana

(tĭm′pə-nə)
n.
A plural of tympanum.
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Remarks.--The male can be distinguished from the other Trigonidiinae above by the developed stridulatory apparatus, and foretibia with inner and outer tympana. The male genitalia also resemble that of a typical Paratrigonidium.
Noteworthy as well to demonstrate the willingness of the Jaca sculptors or program designers to explore the significance of antique works is the cathedral's west portal, one of the most studied monuments of medieval Iberia, which contains, if not the first, certainly one of the first tympana in Europe (fig.
Patterns of radiation near the source are influenced by structures that radiate sound into the environment (Young, 1990; Bennet-Clark and Young, 1992; Fonseca and Popov, 1994; Bennet-Clark, 1998) and asymmetries in these near-animal measurements have been attributed to the timbal (Aidley, 1969), absorption of sound by musculature (MacNally and Young, 1981; Jiang, 1989), or absorption by the tympana or cuticle (Fonseca and Bennet-Clark, 1998).
The tympanum shows a complicated pattern of bands, different from the coils on the big Pejeng drum and completely different from the Heger I tympana. The star-shaped octagon in the center is nearly totally broken off.
harum pars tecta quatiebant cuspide thyrsos, pars e divolso iactabant membra iuvenco, pars sese tortis serpentibus incingebant, pars obscura cavis celebrabant orgia cistis, orgia quae frustra cupiunt audire profani; plangebant aliae proceris tympana palmis, aut tereti tenuis tinnitus aere ciebant; multis raucisonos efflabant cornua bombos barbaraque horribili stridebat tibia cantu.
Both the male and female katydid have structures on their front legs, called tympana, which are the ears of these insects.
Especially vulnerable to the pikes and pry-bars of the Reformers were the choir screen in front of the main altar, the north and south doorways commemorating respectively Mary in Majesty and Christ in Majesty, and several areas of the West facade: the jamb statues (whose subjects are currently unknown (2)), the spandrel sculptures under the dado that celebrated events of the Christian scriptures and of the book of Genesis, and the five extensively carved tympana dedicated from right to left as one faces them:
Diagnosis and Description.--The genus Mesoclemmys is part of the toadhead complex of chelid turtles with the following characteristics: A head width between the tympana 15-20% of the median straight length of the carapace.
Firstly, independent receivers would indicate immeasurably small differences in amplitude, whereas the fly's tympana undergo large differences in their vibrations above about 4.5 kHz (Fig.
The brickwork of the 'houses' is in lifeless stretcher-bond; the arches are clumsily assembled without tapering the bricks (which even a nineteenth-century pasticheur would have done); the ornamental balustrades, tympana, mullions and so on are obviously cast.
Using Ragge's (1980) key for all African Phaneropterinae with open tympana (excluding Madagascar) one would end up with Plangia.
stadelmani, noting that some males had indistinct tympana. There is no disagreement in scoring for E.