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nervuration

[ nur-vyuh-rey-shuhn ]
/ ˌnɜr vyəˈreɪ ʃən /
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noun Entomology.

the arrangement of the veins in the wing of an insect.

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Also ner·vu·la·tion [nur-vyuh-ley-shuhn]. /ˌnɜr vyəˈleɪ ʃən/.

Origin of nervuration

First recorded in 1895–1900; nervure + -ation
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