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setigerous

[ si-tij-er-uh s ]
/ sɪˈtɪdʒ ər əs /
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adjective

having setae or bristles.

RELATED WORDS

echinate, spiny, aristate, barbellate, chaetophorous, hispid, setaceous, setal, setose

Nearby words

seth, seti, seti-, setiferous, setiform, setigerous, setireme, setline, setness, seto naikai, seto-naikai
Also se·tif·er·ous [si-tif-er-uh s] /sɪˈtɪf ər əs/.

Origin of setigerous

1650–60; < Latin sētiger bristle-bearing + -ous; see seti-, -gerous
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Examples 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.

British Dictionary definitions for setiferous

setiferous

setigerous (sɪˈtɪdʒərəs)

/ (sɪˈtɪfərəs) /

adjective

biology bearing bristles

Word Origin for setiferous

C19: see seta, -ferous, -gerous
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