maxillary palpus


Definition of maxillary palpus

: a small several-segmented process on the outer aspect of each maxilla of an insect that is believed to have a sensory function — see insect illustration

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“Maxillary palpus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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