from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a palp.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Forming or formed by a palp; pertaining to a palp or to palpi; palpiform.
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Embolus, also known as the palpal bulb, of the tarantula Chilobrachys fimbriatus the shiny red dot near the tarantula's foot pad -- look at the leg on the left.
On Nov 22, 2005 I ordered a Dell note book to be paid for through my palpal account. dell then proceeded to attempt to draw funds from my account twice.
Invariably, the "female" will molt out with tibial hooks and palpal emboli and the much needed "male" that you raised from a spiderling will continue to molt out every year with nary a sign of maleness.
When preparing to reproduce, he puts some sperm in his palpal organs.