air bladder

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an air-filled sac near the spinal column in many fishes that helps maintain buoyancy

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If the fish cannot resubmerge, vent additional gas from the fish's air bladder as described above.
The Air Bladder Transmission Jack eliminates the need for costly hoist or transmission jack.
Our buses ride on an air bladder of sorts," says spokesman Andy Vobora.
Tip: leaving the air bladder intact extends the duration of convulsive twitches.
MAN O' WAR is so named for its air bladder, which looks similar to the triangular sails of the Portuguese ship Caravela latina (man-of-war) of the 15th and 16th centuries.
The heart of these products is a lightweight air bladder made of a plastic resin that is fed data from pressure sensors and a controlled air valve system in simulating the playing environment.
By using this unique air bladder to adjust their buoyancy, or ability to float, rattails can root around the seafloor in search of food.
The 165-ton clamp is precisely controlled with four hydraulic pistons instead of the typical air bladder.
methodology in the form of an air bladder mounted within the frame to
A hydraulically powered grapple (driven by vegetable oil, not hydraulic fluid) grabs the tree, and the sub screws a large air bladder to the trunk and inflates it.
The air bladder in Nike shoes is their main iconic image and the next step would be to have the shock- absorbing cushion inserted in the calf with the logo tattooed onto the skin.
added the Healthy Choice Collection featuring a urethane air bladder that is only 3 inches thick, about half the conventional thickness, with a pump for adjusting hardness.
Metal springs used to retract lugs are replaced by non-metallic springs for most applications, resulting in fewer components and eliminating the major cause of air bladder failure.
A softball-sized air bladder is located here, and a solid shot into the air bladder will take much of the fight out of even the largest gar.