Setiferous
Setiferous Se*tif"er*ous, a. [L. seta a bristle + -ferous.] Producing, or having one or more, bristles. [1913 Webster]

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  • setiferous — [sə tij′ər əssə tif′ər əs] adj. having seta: also setigerous [sə tij′ər əs] * * * se·tif·er·ous (sĭ tĭfʹər əs) adj. Having setae or bristles; setaceous: setiferous antennae. * * * …   Universalium

  • setiferous — [sə tij′ər əssə tif′ər əs] adj. having seta: also setigerous [sə tij′ər əs] …   English World dictionary

  • setiferous — adj. [L. seta, bristle; ferre, to carry] Bearing setae or bristles; setigerous; chaetiferous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • setiferous — adjective /sɛtɪfɛrʊs/ Having bristles; bristly. Syn: chaetophorous, setaceous, setigerous …   Wiktionary

  • setiferous — Bristly or having bristles. SYN: setigerous. [L. seta, bristle, + fero, to carry] * * * se·tif·er·ous (se tifґər əs) setigerous …   Medical dictionary

  • setiferous — Bearing setae, as an appendage [Butler, T.H.]. (Order Isopoda): Bearing setae [Kensley and Schotte, 1989] …   Crustacea glossary

  • setiferous — bearing bristles Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • setiferous — adj. (also setigerous) having bristles. Etymology: L seta bristle, setiger bristly + FEROUS, GEROUS …   Useful english dictionary

  • Appias albina — Common Albatross Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • setigerous — SYN: setiferous. [L. seta, bristle, + gero, to bear] * * * se·tig·er·ous (se tijґər əs) [seta + L. gerere to carry] bearing bristles (setae); called also setiferous …   Medical dictionary

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