Definition of Pulvilli

1. pulvillus [n] - See also: pulvillus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pulvilli

pulverizing
pulverous
pulvers
pulverulence
pulverulent
pulverulently
pulverulentous
pulverulous
pulvil
pulvilio
pulvilios
pulvillar
pulville
pulvilled
pulvilles
pulvilli (current term)
pulvillus
pulvils
pulvinae
pulvinar
pulvinars
pulvinate
pulvini
pulvinic acid
pulvinoid
pulvinus
pulwar
pulwars
puly
puma

Literary usage of Pulvilli

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. by American Entomological Society (1891)
"The smallest individuals have the front and face only one. third the width of the head, and, were it not for their short claws and pulvilli, ..."

2. An Introduction to Entomology: Or, Elements of the Natural History of by William Kirby, William Spence (1846)
"Yet, from the absolute necessity which the flies on which I experimented appeared to feel of cleaning their pulvilli immediately after being wetted or ..."

3. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock (1920)
"On the ventral surface of the segments of the tarsus in many insects are cushion-like structures; these are called pulvilli. ..."

4. Evenings at the microscope, or, Researches among the minuter organs and by Philip Henry Gosse (1868)
"Here, too, it should be noticed, in proof of the importance of all the pulvilli being kept clean, that as the tarsi of the two middle legs cannot be applied ..."

5. Evenings at the Microscope: Or, Researches Among the Minuter Organs and by Philip Henry Gosse (1883)
"Here, too, it should be noticed, in proof of the importance of all the pulvilli being kept clean, that as the tarsi of the two middle legs cannot be applied ..."

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