Definitions for palpusˈpæl pəs

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  1. palpus(Noun)


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  1. Palpus(noun)

    a feeler; especially, one of the jointed sense organs attached to the mouth organs of insects, arachnids, crustaceans, and annelids; as, the mandibular palpi, maxillary palpi, and labial palpi. The palpi of male spiders serve as sexual organs. Called also palp. See Illust. of Arthrogastra and Orthoptera

  2. Origin: [NL. See Palp.]

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