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    what is the meaning of the following expressio?

    spiracle barrier

    i have heard it from bleach episode 24

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    Re: what is the meaning of the following expressio?

    Quote Originally Posted by john3_10 View Post
    spiracle barrier

    i have heard it from bleach episode 24
    Dear john 3:10:

    A spiracle is an air hole, such as a whale has in the top of its head. Other species possess this mechanism as well.

    One reference explains that:

    The spiracle of Ixodes ricinus (L.) (Ixodidae: Metastigmata: Acarina): a passive diffusion barrier for water vapour.

    I hope this is helpful.

    Petra

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