from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Pl. scalpella (-ä). One of the four filamentous organs or hair-like lancets contained in the promuscis of hemipterous insects. The upper pair of scalpella are homologous with mandibles, the lower pair with maxillæ.
- n. [capitalized] A genus of thoracic cirripeds of the family Pollicipedidæ, related to Ibla, and notable in presenting in some species the sexes distinct, in others hermaphrodites with complemental males.
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