Johnston's organ

[ jon-stuhnz ]

  1. 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.

Origin of Johnston's organ

Named after Christopher Johnston (died 1891), American physician

Words Nearby Johnston's organ Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023