penicillate


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penicillate

[¦pen·ə¦sil·ət]
(biology)
Having a tuft of fine hairs.
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Polyxenid or penicillate millipedes are mainly encountered in decaying wood, under stones (Lawrence 1984) and on the bark of trees (Hamer pers.
Ultrastructure of the penicillate podia of the spatangoid echinoid Echinocardium cordatum (Echinodermata) with special emphasis on the epidermal sensory-secretory complexes.
includes about 1250 species of cosmopolitan distribution; it was distinguished principally by its truncate, penicillate stylar tips, separated stigmatic lines, and the obtuse or rounded anther base with a balusterform filament collar.