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Johnston's organ

[ jon-stuhnz ]
/ ˈdʒɒn stənz /
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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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