cerci


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cerci

[′sər·sē]
(zoology)
A pair of posterior abdominal appendages with delicate hairs found on many insects, including cockroaches and crickets, that are very sensitive to the air currents generated by a moving object.
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Cerci of male long, strongly curved, pointed apically; cerci of female thin, distinctly curved, subulate.
Cerci C, Cerci SS, Eroglu O, Dede M, Kopucuoglu N, Yildiz M.
This years performances for Art Meets Fashion are presented by 11th Hauz, Urban Dance Organization, Conn Curran Trio, Dancers from Ballet West, Transfusion Hype, DJ and video installations from Siak and Cerci and DJ performance by Anton, Ria, DJ Che, Diamondz, and DJ V.
Mancini has already discovered one potential signing, Fiorentina winger Alessio Cerci, has opted to remain in Serie A.
Body is campodeiformes; antennae evident; compound eyes; thoracic segments with rudimentary wings; each leg with single claw on its termination; 6 pairs of plate like abdominal tracheal gills; 8 abdominal segments, terminating to two long, multi-articulated and covered with micro-bristles and one short middle anal cerci without bristles (Fig.
Two substitutes combined on 82 minutes to clinch the victory with a goal identical to Maicon's at the San Siro, with this time Alessio Cerci slipping in Julio Baptista to beat Viviano at his near post.
Visiting Syria as the guest of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Syrian Parliament, Murat Mercan is accompanied by other lawmakers Sukru Elekdag, Metin Ergun, Zeynep Dagi, Fevzi Sanverdi and Mehmet Cerci.
Mature larvae of Nearctic Rhantus have been described as having cerci (urogomphi) that are as long as or longer than the last (eighth) abdominal segment (5,6).