chelicera

noun che·lic·era \ ki-ˈli-sə-rə \

Definition of chelicera

plural chelicerae play \-ˌrē\
: one of the anterior pair of appendages of an arachnid often specialized as fangs

cheliceral

play \-sə-rəl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of chelicera

New Latin, from French chélicère, from Greek chēlē + keras horn — more at horn


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chelicera

noun che·lic·era \ ki-ˈlis-ə-rə \

medical Definition of chelicera

plural chelicerae play \-ˌrē\
: one of the anterior pair of appendages of an arachnid often specialized as fangs

cheliceral

play \-ə-rəl\ adjective

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