Definition of Toruli
1. torulus [n] - See also: torulus
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Literary usage of Toruli
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Text-book of Histology: Arranged Upon an Embryological Basis by Frederic Thomas Lewis, Philipp Stöhr (1913)
"These pads of connective tissue, the toruli tactiles, ... each extremity typically presents five digital toruli, at the tips of the fingers or toes; ..."
2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"The sensory functions of the toruli, whether primary or secondary, have been demonstrated by various experiments with compass points. ..."
3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1907)
"... densely plumose : the toruli with silvery lustre ; second segment long and stout, longer than the three succeeding ones, somewhat compressed laterally, ..."
4. History of the Human Body by Harris Hawthorne Wilder (1909)
"The BNA term for these pads is toruli tactiles, a term which does not accord with the view expressed here. In a few cases the adoption of the new ..."