chordotonal

adjective

chor·​do·​tonal
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: relating to or being certain sensory organs found in various parts of the bodies of insects and believed to be receptors of auditory or other vibrational stimuli

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary chord- + tonal; originally formed in German

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“Chordotonal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chordotonal. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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