\nˈɪkte͡ɪtɪŋ mˈɛmbɹe͡ɪn], \nˈɪkteɪtɪŋ mˈɛmbɹeɪn], \n_ˈɪ_k_t_eɪ_t_ɪ_ŋ m_ˈɛ_m_b_ɹ_eɪ_n]\
Definitions of NICTATING MEMBRANE
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The nictating membrane, third eyelid, or haw; a structure highly developed in some of the lower animals, consisting of a fold or reduplication of the conjunctiva, covering a sheet or lamina of fibrocartilage which can be made to advance from the inner and lower side of the lower lid and more or less completely cover the eyeball.
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- fruit like that rose, consisting a cup formed of the calyx tube receptacle, and containing achenes. [Greek] An etaerio with achenes placed on concave thalamus.