apterium definition

  • noun:
    • An area of bare (featherless) skin on a bird.
    • In ornithology, a tract or room from the epidermis of a bird in which no feathers develop; an unfeathered tract, in difference from a feather-tract or pteryla (which see). Nitzsch; Sundevall.

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