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chaetotaxy

[kee-tuh-tak-see] /ˈki təˌtæk si/
noun, Entomology.
1.
the arrangement of bristles on the exoskeleton of an insect.
Origin of chaetotaxy
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95; chaeto- + -taxy
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chaetotactic
[kee-tuh-tak-tik] /ˌki təˈtæk tɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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