/ (sɪˈtɪfərəs) /
biology bearing bristles
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Word Origin for setiferous
C19: see seta, -ferous, -gerous
Words nearby setiferous
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Example sentences from the Web for setiferous
The proximal, non-setiferous portion of the exopodite is evidently at an angle with the setiferous part.The Appendages, Anatomy, and Relationships of Trilobites|Percy Edward Raymond
Anal tubercles thick, conspicuous, setiferous, with one short hair.