Definition of Aeriferous

1. Adjective. Conveying air; as the bronchial tubes.

Partainyms: Air



Definition of Aeriferous

1. Adjective. (context: of a tube etc) That conveys air ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aeriferous

aerial torpedo
aerial tramway
aerialist
aerialists
aerialities
aeriality
aerially
aerials
aerian
aerides
aerie
aeried
aerier
aeries
aeriest
aeriferous (current term)
aerification
aerified
aerifies
aeriform
aerify
aerifying
aerily
aerinite
aerious
aero
aero-
aero-odontalgia
aero-odontodynia
aeroallergen

Literary usage of Aeriferous

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1. The Physiology of Plants: A Treatise Upon the Metabolism and Sources of by Wilhelm Pfeffer (1900)
"The aeriferous system communicates with the external world, neglecting accidental fissures in the peripheral tissue layers, mainly by means of the ..."

2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1868)
"But at the point where the trachea? penetrate between the muscular fibres, the inner coat disappears, and the aeriferous canal terminates ..."

3. Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences: Being Record of the Progress edited by William Newton, Charles Frederick Partington (1846)
""The object and eflect of using a flexible or elastic platen with the pressure by means of a liquid or aeriferous fluid is, that the platen is equally ..."

4. Lectures on Plant Physiology by Ludwig Jost (1907)
"The stomata, the exits of the aeriferous system, permit gases of all kinds to enter the plant as well as to pass out, and direct gaseous exchange may, ..."

5. An Introduction to Botany by John ( Lindley (1839)
"With such evidence of the aeriferous functions of the spiral vessels, it will doubtless to many appear probable that this question is settled, ..."

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