“A pneu is a membrane supported by gas, often air. A blimp is a pneu. A blowfish is partly pneu. Most fish have a swim bladder that is a pneu, for buoyancy. A soap bubble is a pneu.”

The Sand Dollar and the Slide Rule: Drawing Blueprints from Nature, by Delta Willis

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