Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to setæ: as, the setal bands of a brachiopod, which may run along the pallial margin and denote the site of the setæ.
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or having setae
“The position and number of setal warts on their heads are often used to identify adults of different species.”
“Food particles are stopped at the setal filter and moved to the ventral food groove where they move from appendage to appendage until it reaches the mouth.”
“It draws water through a setal filter where it exits through the spaces the limbs.”
“If only out politicians would setal energy policy ideas from TV ads and claim them as their own we wouldn’t be in this mess!”
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