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In newborns, the larynx is positioned higher in the throat, and interlocks with the soft palate to create a separation between the food pathway in the mouth and the breathing pathway in the nose.
10 ABSOLUTELY WILD FACTS ABOUT BABIESLAUREN LEFFERJULY 2, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The abstract yet seemingly organic forms dovetail, interlock and sometimes appear to tie themselves into knots.
IN THE GALLERIES: TRACING A GENERATIONAL PROGRESSION IN ABSTRACT ARTMARK JENKINSMARCH 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They in turn, as they grow, interlock their boughs, and repeat in a season or two the same process of mutual suffocation.
A HALF CENTURY OF CONFLICT - VOLUME IFRANCIS PARKMAN
Both are navigable streams, and their head waters interlock with Grand river, or Washtenong, which flows into lake Michigan.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
Some of its head waters interlock with those of Tippecanoe, a prominent tributary of the Wabash.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
Different tariffs may interlock with complicated cross references.
RAILROADS: RATES AND REGULATIONSWILLIAM Z. RIPLEY
On the edges of the barbs are set the barbules, which interlock with those of adjacent barbs, and thus give strength to the vane.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
When the coil has been wound around four or five times, the stitches will be seen to interlock and form a spiral.
CONSTRUCTION WORK FOR RURAL AND ELEMENTARY SCHOOLSVIRGINIA MCGAW
The foregoing descriptions show how singularly the affinities of the several varieties interlock in the most complicated manner.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 2 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
The teeth on the edges of the halves interlock like the teeth of a trap, and the insect is caught and imprisoned.
THE ROMANCE OF PLANT LIFEG. F. SCOTT ELLIOT
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