Definition of Pedipalp

1. n. One of the Pedipalpi.



Definition of Pedipalp

1. Noun. Either of a second pair of appendages, near the mouth of a spider, homologous to the mandibles in crustaceans. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pedipalp

1. an appendage of an arachnid [n -S]

Medical Definition of Pedipalp

1. One of the Pedipalpi. Origin: Cf. F. Pedipalpe. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pedipalp

pediluvies
pediluvium
pediluvy
pedimana
pedimane
pedimanes
pedimanous
pediment
pedimental
pedimented
pediments
pediococcus
pedion
pedioneuralgia
pediophobia
pedipalp (current term)
pedipalpi
pedipalpous
pedipalps
pedipalpus
pediphalanx
pedireme
pedlar
pedlaries
pedlars
pedlary
pedler
pedleries
pedlers
pedlery

Literary usage of Pedipalp

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1. The Spider Book: A Manual for the Study of the Spiders and Their Near by John Henry Comstock (1912)
"B. Tibia of the pedipalp a little convex on the inner side; fingers a little ... D. Tibia of the pedipalp longer than the cephalothorax plus the chelicerae ..."

2. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1914)
"The pedipalp is long and slender, hand with very long fingers; length of femur 15 mm., ... On the other hand the pedipalp is more like that in specimen No. ..."

3. A Manual of the Common Invertebrate Animals: Exclusive of Insects by Henry Sherring Pratt (1916)
"pedipalp in the female without a claw; body rather narrow: very small spiders ... Abdomen covered by a hard plate; pedipalp of female without a claw: 21 ..."

4. Zoology of the Invertebrata: A Text-book for Students by Arthur Everett Shipley (1893)
"... portion of under side. a. Moveable claw on pedipalp. '<. Fixed claw on pedipalp. c. Claw on third palpal joint. il. Coxal joint of pedipalp. «, /. ..."

5. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science by Indiana Academy of Science (1922)
"The right pedipalp is fairly well preserved, the left one be: crushed back ... 1 chela of the right pedipalp is preserved in an edgewise condition wh gives ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1896)
"Of these two parts we see that the upper lip, or hood, like the pedipalp, is innervated by the Vth nerve, or nerve of the ..."

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