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  • adj. Widely separated near the top of the head

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the eyes distinctly separated, not joined together above, as with many insects. Opposed to *holoptic.


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    April 4, 2009

  • adj., Having the eyes widely separated (used in Zoology of certain dipterous insects).

    August 25, 2008