beaklike


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resembling the beak of a bird

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Aedeagus rod-shaped, on distal half thin haired and towards the end beaklike curved upwards (Figs.
888), and the orc-helmet Sam finds to help disguise Frodo in Mordor: "a black cap with iron rim, and iron hoops covered with leather upon which the Evil Eye was painted in red above the beaklike nose-guard" (VI.
According to Steve Vogel, a curator at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California, octopuses use them to catch prey like lobsters and fish and pull them into their beaklike mouths.
However bizarrely distorted, usually by outlandish hairdos and enlarged noses--sometimes grotesquely beaklike (conveying the generally predatory character of Nutt's women), and often with flaring nostrils--the heads are exquisitely rendered, the "soft touch" of the refined lines even suggesting that the artist has a certain affection for his female subjects.
Head: Clypeus flattened, elliptoid, distally rounded (Figs 4g, 14); distally, extending below bucculae (Figs 4g, 14); frontal plate extending below dorsal margin of clypeus, with a beaklike appearance, strongly tapered posteriorly (Figs.
2009), it is clear that we are dealing with a particularly hybrid creature, with attributes that we can hardly recognise or describe: a four-legged creature with a long and seemingly powerful beaklike snout and leathery skin.
All true bugs have beaklike mouth parts designed for sucking juices from plants or animals.
Primary achalasia is characterized on barium studies by a dilated, flaccid esophagus with absent primary peristalsis in the esophageal body and impaired opening of the LES, causing a smooth, tapered, beaklike narrowing of the distal esophagus at or directly adjacent to the gastroesophageal junction (Figure 1).