lyriform organ

noun

Definition of lyriform organ

: a cuticular groove that is connected with a nerve ending in many spiders, often occurs in groups on the legs and sternum, and is thought to be an organ of hearing

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“Lyriform organ.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lyriform%20organ. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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