chordotonal хордотональный

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  • chordotonal — /kawr deuh tohn l/, adj. (of an insect) responsive to sound vibrations, as certain organs or parts. [1885 90; CHORD1 + O + TONAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • chordotonal — adjective Describing the stretch receptors in arthropods that detect the position of body segments or appendages …   Wiktionary

  • chordotonal — [ˌkɔ:də(ʊ) təʊn(ə)l] adjective Entomology denoting sense organs responsive to mechanical and sound vibrations …   English new terms dictionary

  • chordotonal — chor·do·tonal …   English syllables

  • chordotonal — |kȯrdə+ adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary chord + tonal; originally formed in German : relating to or being certain sensory organs found in various parts of the bodies of insects and believed to be receptors of auditory or …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chordotonal organ — Chordotonal organs are stretch receptor organs in insects and other arthropods[1] They are used to detect the position of the body segments and appendages, or, in tympanal organs, the vibrations caused by sounds. An example for hearing is the… …   Wikipedia

  • chordotonal organ — chordotonal organ, a structure especially in insects, spiders, and certain larvae which is capable of sensing small movements by means of sensory cells responsive to sound vibrations …   Useful english dictionary

  • chordotonal organ — Subcuticular sense organs of insects and perhaps nematodes that consist of one to several hundred chordotonal sensilla (scolopidia); attached to the cuticle that function as mechanoreceptors; abundant in tympanal organs; a scolopophorus organ;… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Chordotonalorgane — Chordotonal|organe   [k ], Saitenorgane, Scolopidial|organe, v. a. für Gliederfüßer typische mechanische Sinnesorgane, die aus röhren oder fächerförmig aufgespannten Stiftsinnesorganen (Scolopidien) bestehen. Die Chordotonalorgane reagieren auf… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • mechanoreception — See mechanoreceptor. * * * Ability to detect and respond to mechanical stimuli in one s environment. A slight deformation of a mechanoreceptive neuron causes an electric charge at its surface, activating a response. Mechanoreceptors in pain spots …   Universalium

  • Crista acustica — (also Siebold s organ, or crista acoustica) is a part of the hearing organ (tibial organ) in some insects (eg, grasshoppers, crickets, katydids). It is a collection of sensory cells that form a crest (hence the name) on top of the hollow tube… …   Wikipedia

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