maxillary palp

maxillary palp

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • maxillary palp — noun small antenna like sensory appendage emerging from the maxilla …   Wiktionary

  • palp — Palpus Pal pus, n.; pl. {Palpi}. [NL. See {Palp}.] (Zo[ o]l.) 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • palp — n.; pl. pi [L. palpus, feeler] 1. (ANNELIDA) adj. In Oligochaeta, one of a pair of elongate projections on the anal segment. b. In Polychaeta, one of a pair of projections on the sides of the head. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) a. In Arachnida,… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • maxillary palpus — ; pl. pi (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) Small sensory organ arising from the maxilla, used to test quality of food; see labial palp …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Maxilla (arthropod mouthpart) — In this malacostracan crustacean diagram, the maxillae are labelled maxilla and maxillula. In arthropods, the maxillae are paired structures present on the head as mouthparts in members of the clade Mandibulata, used for tasting and manipulating… …   Wikipedia

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  • thermoreception — Sensory capacity (see sense) to detect the temperature of the environment and the body. It helps keep body temperature stable by regulating autonomic responses to temperature changes (see homeostasis). Temperature sensations are generated by… …   Universalium

  • Olfaction — Human olfactory system. 1: Olfactory bulb 2: Mitral cells 3: Bone 4: Nasal epithelium 5: Glomerulus (olfaction) 6: Olfactory receptor cells Olfaction (also known as olfactics; adjectival form: olfactory ) is the sense of smell. This sense is… …   Wikipedia

  • Brachycera — Taxobox name = Brachycera image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Hexapoda classis = Insecta subclassis = Pterygota infraclassis = Neoptera superordo = Endopterygota| ordo = Diptera subordo = Brachycera subdivision… …   Wikipedia

  • labial palpus — pl. pi. 1. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) One of a pair of small feelerlike structures borne on the labium; see maxillary palp,. 2. (MOLLUSCA: Bivalvia) One of 4 structures (2 on each side of the mouth) derived from the velum by which the larva swims and… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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