[si-tey-shuh s]


bristlelike; bristle-shaped.
having bristles.

Origin of setaceous

From the New Latin word sētāceus, dating back to 1655–65. See seta, -aceous
Related formsse·ta·ceous·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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setaceous in Medicine




Having or consisting of bristles; bristly.
Resembling bristles or a bristle.
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