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These setae are divided at the tip into millions of nanoscale structures called spatulae.
In 2006, Stanford researchers took inspiration from geckos to create a robot that clambered along surfaces using synthetic setae, the tiny, sticky hairs that give geckos their climbing skills.
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Origin and Etymology of seta
New Latin, from Latin saeta, seta bristle
First Known Use: circa 1793See Words from the same year
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