aeroscepsy
n. [Gr. aer, air; skepsis, observe]
The theoretical power possessed by certain organisms of observing the quality of air by means of special sense organs.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • aeroscepsy — /air euh skep see/, n. Zool. perception of atmospheric conditions, as the perception of odors by the antennae of insects. Also, aeroscepsis /air oh skep sis/. [1825 35; AERO + scepsy < Gk sképsis observation, perception, equiv. to skep (s. of… …   Universalium

  • aeroscepsy — aero·scep·sy …   English syllables

  • aeroscepsy — noun see aeroscepsis …   Useful english dictionary

  • aeroscepsin — См. aeroscepsy …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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