trichobothrium

noun trich·o·bothrium \¦trikə+\

Definition of trichobothrium

plural

trichobothria

  1. :  a sensory hair on an arthropod or other invertebrate; also :  a sensory organ consisting of one or more such hairs together with its supporting structures

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Origin and Etymology of trichobothrium

New Latin, from trich- + bothrium


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