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chaetophorous

[ ki-tof-er-uhs ]
/ kɪˈtɒf ər əs /
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adjective Zoology.
bearing bristles; setigerous.
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Origin of chaetophorous

First recorded in 1875–80; chaeto- + -phorous

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