The supply of blood-vessels in the swimming-bladder of the mudfish in the lower Palaeozoic torrent-river, that enabled it to pull through a season of drought, would have seemed at that time to that bodiless visitant to our planet we have already imagined, a very unimportant side fact in that ancient world of great sharks and plated fishes, sea scorpions, and coral reefs and seaweed; but it opened the narrow way by which the land vertebrates arose to predominance.
They unrolled the bladder-canoe and took turns blowing to inflate it for use.
But Meriones shot at him as he retreated with a bronze-shod arrow, and smote him in the right buttock, and the arrow went right through the bladder and came out under the bone.
I was pissed, tired, had a full bladder, an empty stomach and he was making it worse.
And the business of this officer is,when two, three, or more persons are in company, gently to strikewith his bladder the mouth of him who is to speak, and the rightear of him or them to whom the speaker addresses himself.
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You have pricked the bladder of my self-conceit; I've been floating with somebody else's life belt, I see that."
and she him answer’d this; “Your might,” quoth she, “full little is to dread; For every mortal manne’s power isBut like a bladder full of wind, y-wis; certainly For with a needle’s point, when it is blow’, May all the boast of it be laid full low.”
And when presently, as we ascend the Palaeozoic rocks, the fish appear, first of all the back-boned or vertebrated animals, it is evident that a number of them are already adapted by the protection of their gills with gill covers and by a sort of primitive lung swimming-bladder, to face the same risk of temporary stranding.
He's got a little blood in a bag in his mouth; they called it a 'cackle-bladder': a fine word, no?
In each bladder was asmall quantity of dried peas, or little pebbles, as I wasafterwards informed.
“Well, my friends, let’s go get the bladder-canoe and be on our way,” Toshty said.
Dribbling a quiet message from his bladder came to go to do not to do there to do.
So, I ride my bladder-canoe down to the Rounds, then deflate it so it’s easier to carry back.
Eventually, his bladder demanded that he head home, so he ambled back, waving at the suspicious neighbors who peered at him from between the curtains of their vast living-room windows.
Both the men and women have a likelihood of weakness or illness in the sex organs, especially in youth, also in the kidneys and the bladder, while in advanced years the stomach and digestive organs become disordered.
Finding that we were once more able to move according to our ideas, instead of being pitched and thrown about like peas in a bladder, we crept forward, and cut down the sail.
The three friends loaded their belongings back in the bladder canoe and set off again. “
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Again, an organ may become rudimentary for its proper purpose, and be used for a distinct object: in certain fish the swim-bladder seems to be rudimentary for its proper function of giving buoyancy, but has become converted into a nascent breathing organ or lung.
An amphibian may be described as a fish that has added to its gill-breathing the power of breathing air with its swimming-bladder in adult life, and that has also developed limbs with five toes to them in place of the fins of a fish.
To dream of your bladder, denotes you will have heavy trouble in your business if you are not careful of your health and the way you spend your energies.
At the turn of the century, he suffered a first attack of the illness, a bladder complaint, that later laid him in his grave.
His father had a bladder problem and he got up all night long and never slept very deeply.
Such was the region our Nautilus was visiting just then: a genuine prairie, a tightly woven carpet of algae, gulfweed, and bladder wrack so dense and compact a craft’s stempost couldn’t tear through it without difficulty.
For instance, a swim-bladder has apparently been converted into an air-breathing lung.
Lower down on the Line of Health on the Mount of the Moon, it indicates a grave tendency towards kidney and bladder troubles (7, Plate XXII.).
I observed, here and there, many in the habit ofservants, with a blown bladder, fastened like a flail to the end ofa stick, which they carried in their hands.
Schistosomiasis - caused by parasitic trematode flatworm Schistosoma; fresh water snails act as intermediate host and release larval form of parasite that penetrates the skin of people exposed to contaminated water; worms mature and reproduce in the blood vessels, liver, kidneys, and intestines releasing eggs, which become trapped in tissues triggering an immune response; may manifest as either urinary or intestinal disease resulting in decreased work or learning capacity; mortality, while generally low, may occur in advanced cases usually due to bladder cancer; endemic in 74 developing countries with 80% of infected people living in sub-Saharan Africa; humans act as the reservoir for this parasite.