Air Sacs

Known as: Sac, Air, Air Bladders, Bladders, Air 
A part of the respiratory system in multiple species (predominantly avian) which are variably connected with the lung.

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1937-2018
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
The mammalian lung is a highly branched network in which the distal regions of the bronchial tree transform during development… (More)
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2012
2012
In this paper, the acoustic-perceptual effects of air sacs are investigated. Using an adaptive hearing experiment, it is shown… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Measurement of ground contact forces (GCFs) provides necessary information to detect human gait phases. In this paper, a new… (More)
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2009
2009
Among extant tetrapods, pneumatic postcranial bones are only present in birds, and they are osteological correlates of the… (More)
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND Living birds possess a unique heterogeneous pulmonary system composed of a rigid, dorsally-anchored lung and several… (More)
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2007
2007
Birds are characterized by pneumatization of their skeletons by epithelial diverticula from larger, air-filled cavities. The… (More)
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2003
2003
—The vertebrae of sauropod dinosaurs are characterized by complex architecture involving laminae, fossae, and internal chambers… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The Drosophila adult has a complex tracheal system that forms during the pupal period. We have studied the derivation of part of… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The see-through medaka is a vertebrate model with a transparent body in the adult stage, as well as during the embryonic stages… (More)
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1999
1999
An accurate description of the number, location and relative position of the air sacs and their diverticula in the ostrich is… (More)
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