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n. pl. tor•u•li (-lī)
  1. A minute elevation in the skin.
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Historical Examples of torulus

  • The base of the Scapus, by which it inosculates in the Torulus, often subglobose, and looking like a distinct joint.

    An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)

    William Kirby

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