macrochaeta

noun mac·ro·chaeta \¦makrō+\

Definition of macrochaeta

plural

macrochaetae

  1. :  any of various large bristles occurring on the bodies of insects that are used as a basis for classification —distinguished from microchaeta

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Origin and Etymology of macrochaeta

New Latin, from macr- + -chaeta


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