clavola
n. [L. dim. clava, club]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
The antenna beyond the second segment; flagellum.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • clavola — /klav euh leuh/, n., pl. clavolae / lee /. Entomol. 1. the terminal, enlarged, usually club shaped portion of a capitate, lamellate, or clavate antenna. 2. flagellum (def. 3). [ < NL, equiv. to LL clav(a) club + ola, var. of ula ULE] * * * …   Universalium

  • clavola — clav·o·la …   English syllables

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  • Antena (artrópodos) — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Antena de Tabanus subsimilis. Las antenas son apéndices multisegmentados presentes en los segmentos frontales de los artrópodos mandibulados. En los crustáceos son birrámeas y están presentes en los primeros do …   Wikipedia Español

  • clava — n.; pl. clavae [L. clava, club] 1. Any club shaped structure. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) The ventral mouth part of ticks. 3. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The terminal enlarged joints of the antenna; clavola …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • clavus — /klay veuhs, klah /, n., pl. clavi / vuy, vee/. 1. Psychiatry. an intense headache in which the pain is likened to one that would be produced by a sharp object driven into the skull. 2. (in ancient Rome) a vertical stripe or band of purple worn… …   Universalium

  • flagellum — /fleuh jel euhm/, n., pl. flagella / jel euh/, flagellums. 1. Biol. a long, lashlike appendage serving as an organ of locomotion in protozoa, sperm cells, etc. 2. Bot. a runner. 3. Also called clavola. Entomol. (in an antenna) the whiplike… …   Universalium

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