- n. Plural form of vibrissa.
“Though other animals such as dogs have vibrissae, they don't have them in such large numbers and typically only on the face.”
“These bristly vibrissae serve to transmit information to the brain via nerve fibers.”
“In murky waters, the manatees 'acute sense of touch and vibrissae, located on the face but also all over the body, come in handy.”
“Here too are the whiskers vibrissae, which like all hairs have pressure-sensitive receptors at their ends.”
“It seems that rorquals possess batteries of sensory organs within and around the buccal pouch: there are laminated corpuscles closely associated with the ventral grooves that might serve a sensory function, and located around the edges of the jaws, and at their tips, are a number of short (12.5 mm) vibrissae.”
“Also called vibrissae, the long hairs dot their cheeks in a square-grid pattern.”
“An additional 3,000 vibrissae are spaced less densely over the rest of the body.”
“These clusters, the researchers suspect, are the manatee equivalents of the cell groupings called barrels found in other whiskered species like mice and rats, regions that process sensory information from the vibrissae.”
“A! he needed were five or six delicate vibrissae on each side of the nose to make the illusion complete.”
“His grasping limbs were straight and strong, his prehensile, manipulative vibrissae were numerous and delicate and his optic patches were more beautifully opalescent than any she had ever seen.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘vibrissae’.
Biology Students, Gladiators, Devil Dogs & Harry Potter
words that describe facial hair,
some cute ones here
Hello, and Welcome™! Come and visit our most diverse land of our Animalesque™ adventures. Here at Noah's Park™ we have Virtually All You'd Ever Want To See™. An experience that is related to ani...
All the words from the Grandiloquent Dictionary.
946 of these 2700 words do not yield any results in six different dictionaries, hence many of them might be misspellings.
Words that members of my family like using, some of them madeupical.
Looking for tweets for vibrissae.