swim bladder


noun


Origin of swim bladder

First recorded in 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for swim bladder

swim bladder

noun

ichthyol another name for air bladder (def. 1)
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swim bladder in Science

swim bladder

[swĭm]

See air bladder.
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