Setigerous Se*tig"er*ous, a. [Seta + -gerous.] Covered with bristles; having or bearing a seta or set[ae]; setiferous; as, setigerous glands; a setigerous segment of an annelid; specifically (Bot.), tipped with a bristle. [1913 Webster]

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  • setigerous — sə̇ˈtijərəs adjective Etymology: Latin setiger, saetiger setigerous (from seti + ger gerous) + English ous : bearing or producing setae …   Useful english dictionary

  • setigerous — adj. [L. seta, bristle; gerere, to bear] Bearing setae; setiferous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • setigerous — /si tij euhr euhs/, adj. having setae or bristles. Also, setiferous /si tif euhr euhs/. [1650 60; < L setiger bristle bearing + OUS; see SETI , GEROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • setigerous — SYN: setiferous. [L. seta, bristle, + gero, to bear] * * * se·tig·er·ous (se tijґər əs) [seta + L. gerere to carry] bearing bristles (setae); called also setiferous …   Medical dictionary

  • setigerous — bearing bristles Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • setigerous — adj. bristly, covered with bristles, covered with stiff hairs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • setigerous — se·tig·er·ous …   English syllables

  • setigerous — /səˈtɪdʒərəs/ (say suh tijuhruhs) adjective having setae or bristles. Also, setiferous /səˈtɪfərəs/ (say suh tifuhruhs). {Latin sētiger having bristles + ous} …  

  • setigerous lobe — (ANNELIDA: Polychaeta) The lobe of the parapodium that bears the setae …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • setigerous tubercles — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, bumps occurring on the scutellum or legs, each bearing a spine or bristle at the apex …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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