seta

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noun se·ta \ˈsē-tə\

Definition of seta

plural

setae

play \ˈsē-ˌtē\
  1. :  a slender usually rigid or bristly and springy organ or part of an animal or plant

setal

play \ˈsē-təl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of seta

New Latin, from Latin saeta, seta bristle


First Known Use: circa 1793


Medical Dictionary

seta

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noun se·ta \ˈsēt-ə\

Medical Definition of seta

plural

setae

\ˈsē-ˌtē\play
  1. :  a slender usually rigid or bristly and springy organ or part of an animal or plant


Learn More about seta

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of seta Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about seta


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