Definition of Palpi

1. n. pl. of Palpus. (Zoöl.) See Palpus.

Definition of Palpi

1. Noun. (plural of palpus) ¹

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Definition of Palpi

1. palpus [n] - See also: palpus

Medical Definition of Palpi

1. Of Palpus. See Palpus. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Palpi Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palpi

palpebral branches of infratrochlear nerve
palpebral conjunctiva
palpebral fissure
palpebral fissures
palpebral glands
palpebral part of lacrimal gland
palpebral part of orbicularis oculi muscle
palpebral raphe
palpebral veins
palpebronasal fold
palpi (current term)

Literary usage of Palpi

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

1. A History of the Earth and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith (1856)
"Maxillary palpi short, fourth joint projecting; head in most males horned ; tarsi with three joints, last very long- Lesti-va dichroa, pi. 28, f. 12. ..."

2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1897)
"palpi not reaching beyond the front Orgyia (5). palpi reaching beyond the ... palpi slight, closely approximated to the front and not reaching the vertex ..."

3. An Introduction to the Modern Classification of Insects: Founded on the by John Obadiah Westwood (1840)
"Fore wings horizontal, narrow,shining, with transverse lines; thorax not crested, squamose; palpi slightly ascending. CHAR^AS Steph. ..."

4. Key to the Families of North American Insects: An Introduction to the by Charles Thomas Brues, Axel Leonard Melander (1915)
"Ocelli present; maxillary palpi with only weak hairs 3 Ocelli absent •. 6 3. Last joint of maxillary palpi divided into false ring-joints, curved and as ..."

5. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the by Francis Walker, John Edward Gray (1855)
"palpi and body whitish beneath. Legs whitish. Fore wings above brown, ... palpi brown above, testaceous beneath. Legs above with alternate bands of tawny ..."

6. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the by Francis Walker, John Edward Gray (1865)
"palpi black, squamous, with a silvery line above, rising a little higher than the ... palpi whitish towards the base, not rising so high as the vertex. ..."

7. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. by American Entomological Society (1891)
"As a matter of fact the supposed palpi are merely the projecting and somewhat ... Head retracted, front flat; palpi short and weak, scarcely exceeding the ..."

8. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1838)
"The labial palpi are long, and composed of four joints. ... The labial-palpi in the typical bees are flattened, and have the basal joint long. ..."

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