pedipalp(redirected from Pedipalps)
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One of the second pair of appendages near the mouth of a chelicerate, such as a spider or horseshoe crab, used for various reproductive, predatory, or sensory functions.
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(Zoology) either member of the second pair of head appendages of arachnids: specialized for feeding, locomotion, etc
[C19: from New Latin pedipalpi, from Latin pēs foot + palpus palp]
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either of the pair of variously adapted appendages between the jaws and first walking legs of spiders and other arachnids.
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