A membranous extension of skin that forms the wing material in animals such as bats. It typically comprises a number of patagial segments, stretching from the side of the body between the forelimb digits and sometimes the hindlimbs. [ http://www.brown.edu/Departments/EEB/EML/background/wing_anatomy.htm http://animals.about.com/od/zoologytermsktoz/g/patagium.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patagium ]

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Term information

plural term
patagia

definition

A membranous extension of skin that forms the wing material in animals such as bats. It typically comprises a number of patagial segments, stretching from the side of the body between the forelimb digits and sometimes the hindlimbs.

has related synonym

flight membrane

patagia

id

UBERON:0010856