noun, plural pul·vil·li [puhl-vil-ahy]. /pʌlˈvɪl aɪ/. Entomology.
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Example sentences from the Web for pulvillus
The little tarsus is like the tarsus of the hind leg with its claws and its pulvillus, only, of course, it is smaller.
The fifth (distal) tarsal segment carries a median adhesive pad—the pulvillus—on either side of which is a claw.
Some people think that is the way the pulvillus on the fly's foot acts.
Pulvilliform: having the appearance or structure of a pulvillus.
Extension plate: a structure at the base of the pulvillus whose function it is to extend it.