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Definition of Palps

Palp
Palp Palp, n. [Cf. F. palpe. See Palpable.] (Zo["o]l.) Same as Palpus.
palp
Palpus Pal"pus, n.; pl. Palpi. [NL. See Palp.] (Zo["o]l.) A feeler; especially, one of the jointed sense organs attached to the mouth organs of insects, arachnids, crustaceans, and annelids; as, the mandibular palpi, maxillary palpi, and labial palpi. The palpi of male spiders serve as sexual organs. Called also palp. See Illust. of Arthrogastra and Orthoptera.

Meaning of Palps from wikipedia

- Pedipalps (commonly shortened to palps or palpi) are the second pair of appendages of chelicerates – a group of arthropods including spiders, scorpions...
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- maxillae. The labial palps borne on the sides of labium are the counterparts of maxillary palps. Like the maxillary palps, the labial palps aid sensory function...
- the double-walled sensilla on both palps probably serve as long-range odour sensors. The maxillary and labial palps show ****ual dimorphism which suggests...
- legs and two palps for sensing and feeling their prey. The barking spider gets its name from the low growling it produces by rubbing its palps together....
- maxillary palps. Especially in the female, palps as long as the proboscis are characteristic of anopheline mosquitoes. Culicine females have short palps. Anopheline...
- large, bilaterally mirrored paler spots. Males feature large, extended palps with prominent projections. It is a nesting woodland species commonly seen...
- species, the chelifores, palps and ovigers can be reduced or missing in adults. In those species that lack chelifores and palps, the proboscis is well developed...
- end of the body called chelifores which are used for gathering food and palps which bear sensory organs. Members of the family Pycnogonidae have neither...
- first and second maxillae bear palps which function as sensory organs. Some species have a reduced proboscis or maxillary palps and do not feed as adults....
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