chordotonal

adjective
chor·​do·​tonal | \ ¦kȯrdə+ \

Definition of chordotonal

: 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

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History and Etymology for chordotonal

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 Sep. 2021.

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