- (of an insect) responsive to sound vibrations, as certain organs or parts.
Origin of chordotonal
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The chordotonal organs of insects have been specially studied by Graber.
Chordotonal: responsive to vibrations; applied to the ear-like structures in Orthoptera,.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
This sphere of refractive material he calls the 'capitellum' of the chordotonal thread.