Johnston's organ

[ jon-stuhnz ]
/ ˈdʒɒn stənz /

noun Entomology.

a sense organ in the second segment of the antenna of an insect, sensitive to movements of the antenna's flagellum, as when the insect is in flight.

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Origin of Johnston's organ

named after Christopher Johnston (died 1891), American physician
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