aeroscepsy

[air-uh-skep-see]
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noun Zoology.

perception of atmospheric conditions, as the perception of odors by the antennae of insects.

Nearby words

  1. aeroplane,
  2. aeroplane cloth,
  3. aeroplane spin,
  4. aeroponics,
  5. aeropulse,
  6. aerosinusitis,
  7. aerosol,
  8. aerosol bomb,
  9. aerosol generator,
  10. aerosolize

Also aer·o·scep·sis [air-oh-skep-sis] /ˌɛər oʊˈskɛp sɪs/.

Origin of aeroscepsy

1825–35; aero- + -scepsy < Greek sképsis observation, perception, equivalent to skep- (stem of sképtesthai to observe, examine; cf. skeptic) + -sis -sis

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