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[pal-puh l]
  1. of or related to a palpus.
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  • The palpal organ is outside the tarsal joint, as it is in the Mygales.

    The Common Spiders of the United States

    James Henry Emerton

  • The palpal organ (fig. 268) is shorter and simpler than it is in differens.

  • The palpal lobes large and rounded, bulging conspicuously forward and ventrad; separated by a deep furrow.

  • The palpal organs and male palpi are of great variety and distinguish the males of all species without much difficulty.

  • The palpi are slender in both sexes, and in the male the palpal organs are small for so large a spider.