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Examples from the Web for palp
This form is retained, with little alteration in some adult Copepoda, where the biramous “palp” still aids in locomotion.
A palp sprouts on the mandible and the median eye disappears.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
A second ramus, the “exopodite,” often is also retained in the form of a palp or feeler.
In bugs and aphids the lacinia is a slender needle-like piercer (fig. 2, III), while the palp is wanting.
Behind this jaw is a short leg, formed like a walking leg, and known as the 'palp.'Chatterbox, 1905.|Various
noun plural palps or palpi (ˈpælpaɪ)
Word Origin for palp
"feeler," 1842, from French palpe, from Latin palpus "feeler," related to palpare "to touch, feel" (see feel (v.)).