trichopore

noun
tricho·​pore | \ -ˌpō(ə)r, -ȯ(ə)r, -ōə, -ȯ(ə) \

Definition of trichopore

: a pore in the cuticle of an insect through which a sensory hair or bristle protrudes

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trich- + -pore

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“Trichopore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trichopore. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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