Definition of Sphex

1. n. Any one of numerous species of sand wasps of the genus Sphex and allied genera. These wasps have the abdomen attached to the thorax by a slender pedicel. See Illust. of Sand wasp, under Sand.



Definition of Sphex

1. Noun. (zoology) Any of the sand wasps of ''Sphex'' and allied genera. ¹

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Medical Definition of Sphex

1. Any one of numerous species of sand wasps of the genus Sphex and allied genera. These wasps have the abdomen attached to the thorax by a slender pedicel. Sphex fly, any one of numerous species of small dipterous flies of the genus Conops and allied genera. The form of the body is similar to that of a sphex. Origin: NL, fr. Gr, a wasp. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sphex

spheroplasts
spheroprism
spherosiderite
spherosiderites
spherosome
spherosomes
spherular
spherulate
spherule
spherules
spherulite
spherulites
spherulitic
sphery
sphex (current term)
sphexes
sphexide
sphexides
sphexish
sphexishness
sphincter
sphincter-puppet
sphincter angularis
sphincter ani
sphincter ani tertius
sphincter antri
sphincter constrictor cardiae
sphincter intermedius
sphincter muscle

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