chordotonal









chordotonal


chordotonal [kawr-duh-tohn-l] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. (of an insect) responsive to sound vibrations, as certain organs or parts.

Origin of chordotonal First recorded in 1885–90; chord1 + -o- + tonal Examples from the Web for chordotonal Historical Examples of chordotonal

  • The chordotonal organs of insects have been specially studied by Graber.

    The Origin of Vertebrates

    Walter Holbrook Gaskell

  • Chordotonal: responsive to vibrations; applied to the ear-like structures in Orthoptera,.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

    John. B. Smith

  • This sphere of refractive material he calls the ‘capitellum’ of the chordotonal thread.

    The Origin of Vertebrates

    Walter Holbrook Gaskell

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