nervure


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any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ

one of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect

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pmsc] indicate the leaf blade length through principal nervure and [W.
Foucault notes the ways in which late-eighteenth century medicine is informed by pathological anatomy such that its modes of perception are "haunted by that absolute eye that cadaverizes life and rediscovers in the corpse the frail, broken nervure of life" (166).
Its ideological nervure of disaffiliation and vagrancy situates the postmodern subject under the obligation to interrogate the foundational in the beginning and all such archetypal myths.