tormogen cell

noun
tor·mo·gen cell | \ˈtȯ(r)məjə̇n-, -ˌjen-\

Definition of tormogen cell 

: a specialized epidermal cell in insects that forms a socket at the base of some hairs

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History and Etymology for tormogen cell

Greek tormos socket, hole + English -gen

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