Setule
Setule \Set"ule\, n. [See {Setula}.] A setula. [1913 Webster]

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  • setule — A spine on a seta [Wilson, 1989]. An extension of the shaft of a seta, usually of uniform width from base to tip, and forming an articulated or flexible junction with the shaft [Watling, 1989]. (Class Cephalocarida): One of numerous minute… …   Crustacea glossary

  • setule — set·ule …   English syllables

  • setule — ˈseˌchül noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin setula, saetula : setula …   Useful english dictionary

  • guide setule — (Order Thermosbaenacea): One in a series of fine setules on molar process of each mandible [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • seta — A cuticular hair arising from the outside of the exoskeleton [Warner, 1977]. A cuticular outgrowth having recognizable basal articulation [Ingle, 1992]. A cuticular process that is clearly articulated with the basal cuticle. This structure comes… …   Crustacea glossary

  • setula — n.; pl. lae; setule n.; pl. setules [L. dim. seta, bristle] (ARTHROPODA) Slender hair or bristle or thread like, fragile setae …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • setula — /sech euh leuh/, n., pl. setulae / lee /. Bot., Zool. a short, blunt seta. Also, setule /sech oohl/. [1820 30; < NL setula; see SETA, ULE] * * * …   Universalium

  • denticle — (Order Isopoda): A small tooth [Kensley and Schotte, 1989]. (Subclass Copepoda): A solid extension of the epicuticle of a segment (see seta and setule) [Ferrari and Dahms, in press] …   Crustacea glossary

  • supralabrum — (Subclass Copepoda): A median lobe located on the ventral cephalic surface anterior to labrum, often ornamented with setule rows [Boxshall and Halsey, 2004] …   Crustacea glossary

  • barb — Synonyms and related words: Amytal, Amytal pill, Demerol, Dolophine, H, Luminal, Luminal pill, M, Mickey Finn, Nembutal, Nembutal pill, Seconal, Seconal pill, Tuinal, Tuinal pill, alcohol, amobarbital sodium, analgesic, anodyne, antenna, arrow,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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