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[ tôryə-ləs ]

n. pl. tor•u•li (-lī)

A minute elevation in the skin.

Nearby words

torturous, torturously, torula, torulopsosis, torulosis, torulus, torus, torus fracture, toruń, torvill and dean, tory
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Examples from the Web for torulus

  • Torulus: the basal socket joint of the antenna upon which the organ is articulated for movement in all directions.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
  • The base of the Scapus, by which it inosculates in the Torulus, often subglobose, and looking like a distinct joint.