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Definition of Urticate

Urticate
Urticate Ur"ti*cate, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Urticated; p. pr. & vb. n. Urticating.] To sting with, or as with, nettles; to irritate; to annoy. --G. A. Sala.

Meaning of Urticate from wikipedia

- Urticating hairs or urticating bristles are one of the primary defense mechanisms used by numerous plants, almost all New World tarantulas, and various...
- po****r in the exotic pet trade. Many New World species kept as pets have urticating hairs that can cause irritation to the skin, and in extreme cases, cause...
- found in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia. This spider has urticating hairs, the first to be cl****ified as type VII. These sword-shaped, bristly...
- hairs that are a severe irritant to the skin and mucous membranes. These urticating hairs can be harmful to humans. Like all tarantulas, T. blondi spiders...
- are bristles ****ociated with venom glands. These bristles are called urticating hairs. A venom which is among the most potent defensive chemicals in any...
- entirely black. Although like most new world tarantulas it possesses urticating hairs, if provoked, they would much rather flee than attack. Their venom...
- family Theraphosidae, which includes tarantulas and baboon spiders, have urticating hairs on their abdomens and use their legs to flick them at attackers...
- Anthela nicothoe, the urticating anthelid, is a moth of the family Anthelidae. The species was first described by Jean Baptiste Boisduval in 1832. It is...
- and striking coloration. They are usually somewhat defensive, and their urticating hairs can be quite irritating to human skin, as with most other tarantulas...
- with all closely related tarantula species, they defend themselves with urticating hair when provoked. The Mexican fireleg resembles its better-known relative...
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