Definition of Hemipteran

1. Noun. Insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis.




Definition of Hemipteran

1. n. One of the Hemiptera; an hemipter.

Definition of Hemipteran

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the ''Hemiptera'' order; hemipterous ¹

2. Noun. Any insect of the order ''Hemiptera''; the true bugs ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hemipteran

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Hemipteran

1. One of the Hemiptera; an hemipter. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hemipteran

hemiphasmidic
hemiplegia
hemiplegias
hemiplegic
hemiplegic amyotrophy
hemiplegic gait
hemiplegic migraine
hemiplegics
hemiplegy
hemipode
hemiprotein
hemiproteins
hemipter
hemiptera
hemipteral
hemipteran (current term)
hemipterans
hemipteron
hemipterous
hemipterous insect
hemipters
hemisect
hemisected
hemisecting
hemisection
hemisections
hemisects
hemisensory
hemiseptum
hemisolvate

Literary usage of Hemipteran

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1. Proceedings of the second Pan American scientific congress: Washington, U. S by Glen Levin Swiggett (1917)
"... a hemipteran insert, and of Trypanosoma ... phases in the hemipteran host Triatoma, lead us to conclude that the so-called ..."

2. The Kansas University Science Bulletin by University of Kansas (1902)
"How applicable this observation may be to conditions in the hemipteran cells, ... His late extensive comparative study upon the hemipteran cells, ..."

3. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1907)
"Montgomery's " studies of the chromosomes of various hemipteran species also revealed a variation in size of chromosomes occupying the same nucleus, ..."

4. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1915)
"... xii, 2) has published a detailed comparative study of the chromosomes in the spermatogenesis of two closely related species of the hemipteran genus ..."

5. A Manual of the Anatomy of Invertebrated Animals by Thomas Henry Huxley (1888)
"The absence of palps is a very significant fact, suggesting that the hemipteran mouth is the extreme term of a series of modifications for the commencement ..."

6. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"The oldest known fossil insect, represented by a fragmentary wing of hemipteran relations, was found in the ..."

7. The Organism as a Whole: From a Physicochemical Viewpoint by Jacques Loeb (1916)
"... (a hemipteran) one-half of the spermatozoa 1 McClung, CE, "The Accessory Chromosome—Sex Determinant?" Biol. ..."

8. Psyche by Cambridge Entomological Club (1893)
"Its mouth "is constructed exactly like that of the Hemiptera," it has typical hemipteran antennae, a pair of prominent compound eyes, three stemmata, ..."

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