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synonyms for palp

  • antenna
  • barbel
  • claw
  • finger
  • hand
  • tentacle
  • vibrissa
  • whisker
  • palpus
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How to use palp in a sentence

The mandible has a two-jointed palp (Fig. 3), with numerous hairs along the outer margin.
JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGY AND ZOOLOGY: VOLUME 6, NUMBER 4, DECEMBER 1914VARIOUS
First maxill (Fig. 7) two-jointed, palp and second joint armed with spines.
JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGY AND ZOOLOGY: VOLUME 6, NUMBER 4, DECEMBER 1914VARIOUS
Behind this jaw is a short leg, formed like a walking leg, and known as the 'palp.'
CHATTERBOX, 1905.VARIOUS
Before the close of the Zoa condition a small and unjointed palp appears on the mandible.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME II (OF 4)FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
The two rami of the mandibles are reduced to a simple palp, while the blade has assumed its full importance.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME II (OF 4)FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
As an instance of this may be mentioned the mandibular palp of those Crustacea with zoaea larvae.
DARWIN AND MODERN SCIENCEA.C. SEWARD AND OTHERS
The third one was alive, as was shown by a rhythmic movement of the palp on the right side.
WASPSGEORGE W. PECKHAM
A second ramus, the “exopodite,” often is also retained in the form of a palp or feeler.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 2, SLICE 6VARIOUS
This form is retained, with little alteration in some adult Copepoda, where the biramous “palp” still aids in locomotion.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 7, SLICE 7VARIOUS
A palp sprouts on the mandible and the median eye disappears.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME II (OF 4)FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PALP

  • antenna
  • barbel
  • claw
  • finger
  • hand
  • palp
  • palpus
  • tentacle
  • vibrissa
  • whisker
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.