scolopophore

noun sco·lop·o·phore \skəˈläpəˌfō(ə)r\
variants: less commonly

scolophore

\ˈskäləˌ-\

Definition of scolopophore

plural

-s

  1. :  an integumentary sense organ in insects believed to be auditory in function

scolophorous

\skəˈläf(ə)rəs\ adjective

scolopophorous

\¦skälə¦pä-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of scolopophore

scolopophore from Greek skolopo- (from skolop-, skolops) + English -phore; scolophore contraction of scolopophore


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