Sentence Examples


  • Flexure mountains.
  • Reverse curves are compound curves in which the components are of contrary flexure, like the letter S; strictly the term is only applicable when the two portions follow directly one on the other, but it is sometimes used of cases in which they are separated by a " tangent " or portion of straight line.
  • Movement flexure is also produced by the coiling of the visceral sac and shell; primitively the latter was bowl-shaped; but the ventral flexure, which brings together the two extremities of the digestive tube, gives the visceral sac the outline of a more or less acute cone.
  • B, Embryo with ventral flexure of the intestine.
  • C, Embryo with ventral flexure and exogastric shell.
 

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