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Definition of the noun palpus

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noun - plural: palpi

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Google previewElements of Entomology (2007)

by Dr. Rajendra Singh

The palpus is an antenna-like segmented (usually 5 segments) sensory appendage attached laterally to the stipes through a sclerite, the palpifer. 5. Labium. The labium is a composite structure formed from the fusion of two primitive segmental ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Ocellus Labrum Labial palpus Epipharynx Galea Mentum Labellum of labium Compound eye Antenna Anterior tentorial pit Clypeus Base of mandible Unsclerotized labrum Sclerotized labrum Maxillary palpus Maxilla forming the hypostomal ...

Google previewDictionary of Insect Morphology (1999)

by Henrik Steinmann, Lajos Zombori

~s, palpus: l. any elongate tactile organ on the surface of the body; 2. _* labial palp; 3. _* maxillary palp exterior palp _* maxillary palp interior palp _* labial palp turgid palp, palpus turgidus: a type of palp, that is strongly swollen (usually the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

See Palpus. PALP- LIKEAPPENDAGES Aculeate Hymenoptera: Dorsal structures of oblong sclerites (Imms).

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

palpus, feeler] (ARTHRO: Insecta) The act of touching with labial or maxillary palps; serves as sensory probe or tactile signal to another insect. palp foramen ( ARTHRO: Crustacea) A small opening in the mandibular body. palpifer n.

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Entomology (2007)

by Paras Nath

Palp (also palpus, pl. palpi): Finger-like, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biological Terms (1920)

palp,-see palpus. palpacle (päl'päkl) n. [L. palpare, to feel] The tentacle of a dactylozooid or palpon of Siphonophora (zool). palpal ( äl'päl) a. [L. palpare ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Terms (1920)

Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition of Terms in Biology, Botany, Zoology, Anatomy, Cytology, Embryology, Physiology by Isabella Ferguson Henderson, William Dawson Henderson

— see palpus. paipacle ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Litterature (1875)


a, palpus; b, movable fang or claw, forming with e, claw on fourth joint, a didactyle claw; d, claw on third joint; f, segmental elongation of abdomen, supporting tail; g, tail; h, h, falces; m, eyes; o, o, first palpal joint, ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences (1898)

Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... by George Milbry Gould

See Palpus. Palpal (pa/pa/) [palpare, to touch softly].

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary (1903)

An Original Work of Reference to the Words in the English Language, Giving a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use

The illustration shows the maxillary palpus of male wolf-spider (much enlarged). Ipăl'-pâte, v.t. [Lat. palpatus, pa. par. of palpo = to touch.] Med...: To explore by the sense of touch; to examine by palpation. “Then palpate it."—Herman: Dis.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica0 (1875)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature. Ana - Ath

a, palpus; b, movable fang or claw, forming with c, claw on fourth joint, a didactyle claw; d, claw on third joint; f, segmental elongation of abdomen, supporting tail; g, tail; h, h, falces; m, eyes; o, o, first palpal joint, ...

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