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antennary

[an-ten-uh-ree]
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adjective Zoology.
  1. of, relating to, or resembling an antenna.
  2. bearing antennae; antennate.

Origin of antennary

1830–40; antenn(a) + -ary
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Examples from the Web for antennary

Historical Examples

  • Arising from the anterior portion of the heart are the antennary arteries, running to the antenn.

    Elementary Zoology, Second Edition

    Vernon L. Kellogg

  • Antennary furrow: in Mallophaga, grooves on the under side of the head in which the antennae lie.

  • Each of them is prolonged anteriorly into an antennary nerve, and is continuous behind with one of the œsophageal commissures.

  • The antennary groove of the flea should then be transfixed and held firmly by the left-hand needle.

    The Flea

    Harold Russell


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