Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A simple sense organ of an arthropod or other invertebrate that consists of one cell or a few cells and may take the form of a hair or bristle.

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  • noun Any of several sensory organs in some insects

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin sēnsillum, diminutive of Latin sēnsus, sense; see sense.]

Examples

  • Long sensillum is highly efficient directional end aperature antenna and has 4x amplification.

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  • To test whether Go dependent signaling is involved in mediating olfactory responses in Drosophila, we analyzed electroantennogram and single-sensillum recordings from flies that conditionally express pertussis toxin, a specific inhibitor of Go in Drosophila.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • To test whether Go dependent signaling is involved in mediating olfactory responses in Drosophila, we analyzed electroantennogram and single-sensillum recordings from flies that conditionally express pertussis toxin, a specific inhibitor of Go in Drosophila.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • To test whether Go dependent signaling is involved in mediating olfactory responses in Drosophila, we analyzed electroantennogram and single-sensillum recordings from flies that conditionally express pertussis toxin, a specific inhibitor of Go in Drosophila.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • To test whether Go dependent signaling is involved in mediating olfactory responses in Drosophila, we analyzed electroantennogram and single-sensillum recordings from flies that conditionally express pertussis toxin, a specific inhibitor of Go in Drosophila.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

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