Definition of Setose

1. Adjective. Having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.. "Setaceous whiskers"




Definition of Setose

1. a. Thickly set with bristles or bristly hairs.

Definition of Setose

1. covered with setae [adj]

Medical Definition of Setose

1. Bristly. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Setose

setlike
setline
setlines
setlist
setlists
setness
setnesses
setoff
setoffs
setoid
setoids
seton
seton operation
seton wound
setons
setose (current term)
setous
setout
setouts
setpiece
setpieces
setpoint
setpoints
sets
sets about
sets apart
sets aside
sets back
sets fire
sets foot

Literary usage of Setose

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

1. A Manual of the Infusoria: Including a Description of All Known Flagellate by William Saville-Kent (1880)
"This species, which is referred with some doubt to the present genus by its discoverer, is remarkable for the great length and setose character of the ..."

2. Catalogue of the African Plants by William Philip Hiern, Alfred Barton Rendle, Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch (1898)
"... ovary glabrous, smooth, with a thin whitish ring round the apex from which arises the deciduous rigid whitish rather copious erect setose pappus; ..."

3. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"5 to 7 mm thick, densely covered with pedicel- and bract-scars, setose; pedicels about 5 mm long, the bracteoles numerous, exceeding the flowers, ..."

4. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"the peduncle very densely setose, about 12 cm long, slender, the flowers crowded at the apex, forming an oblong, rather dense head, 6 cm long and 3 cm thick ..."

5. A Flora of Shropshire by William Allport Leighton (1841)
"Barren stem decurved or prostrate, obsoletely angular, furrowed, very hairy glandular and setose. Prickles numerous, scattered, unequal, somewhat recurved ..."

6. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the by Francis Walker, John Edward Gray (1863)
"Antennae setose. Fore wings acute, slightly silvery, with many but partly obsolete minute transverse blackish streaks, with a blackish sput in the disk near ..."

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