book lung

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organ in many arachnids containing many thin folds of membrane resembling the leaves of a book

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8 g) were selected to estimate the volume of the book lung (i.
The book lung volume of the spiders A1 and A2 were 12.
1 resulted in coloration only in nuclei of the book lung and other somatic tissues adjacent to the testis, but the sperm remained unstained (Table 1, Fig.
The book lungs of Scorpiones and Tetrapulmonata (Chelicerata, Arachnida): Evidence for homology and a single terrestrialisation event of a common arachnid ancestor.
Some spiders have a tracheal system to deliver oxygen to their tissues, some have both tracheae and book lungs, and some have only book lungs.