Swim-bladder sentence example

swim-bladder
  • These words are for (I) the swim-bladder of a fish; (2) a narrow stretch of water between an inland sea and the ocean, or between an island and the mainland, &c., cf.
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  • They do not have a swim bladder like other fish.
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  • Often their gills collapse and their swim bladder can rupture due to the sudden change in pressure on their bodies.
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  • As in the analogous swim-bladder of fishes, the gas in the pneumatophore can be secreted or absorbed, whereby the specific gravity of the body can be diminished or increased, so as to cause it to float nearer the surface or at a deeper level.
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