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n. pl. an·ten·nae (-tĕn′ē)
a. Zoology One of the paired, flexible, segmented sensory appendages on the head of an insect, myriapod, or crustacean functioning primarily as an organ of touch.
b. Something likened to this sensory appendage, as in function or form: sensitive public relations antennae.
2. A structure in a photosynthetic organism containing pigment molecules that absorb light energy and transfer it to a reaction center composed of proteins and pigments, where the light energy is converted into chemical energy.
3. pl. an·ten·nas A metallic apparatus for sending or receiving electromagnetic waves.

[Medieval Latin, from Latin, sail yard, translation of Greek keraia, insect feeler, yardarm.]

an·ten′nal adj.
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Adj.1.antennal - of or relating to antennaeantennal - of or relating to antennae; "antennal senses of insects"
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Contract notice: market design-realization of an antennal infrastructure multi operators 3g / 4g for convention center couvent des jacobins.
The females of Leucothrips pictus Hood, Leucothrips piercei Morgan and Leucothrips nigripennis Reuter can be morphologically distinguished by 3 unique character states: L nigripennis has uniformly shaded brown forewings, L pictus has 8 antennal segments, and L.
This genus Halys strikingly resembles Neohalys and Salixocoris in colour and general appearance like paraclypei tapering upward and apically acute, but it is a little closer to Neohalys because in both genera basal antennal segment distinctly shorter than apex of head (which is a tribal character and present in most of the Asian genera of tribe halyini), while in Salixocoris basal antennal segment is almost equal to head apex.
1B): Ovoid body with the maximum width at the second abdominal segment level; light browned head, jugum and tylus; four dark browned spines at the margin of the jugum; reddish small eyes; dark browned thorax; pronotum with disperse punctuations at its surface; mesonotum with a transversal punctuation row at the middle part; metanotum with a transversal dark browned row of punctuations at its base; pale yellowed antennal and rostral segments; convex mesonotum at the posterior margin in the middle part indicating the scutellum formation; yellowish to white legs; pale pinked abdomen.
Antennal gland: showed alterations such as atrophy of antennal gland tubule, pyknotic nuclei, haemocytic infiltration and hemolymph were observed (FIG.
2006, previous studies which describe antennal probing in a set of stereotyped behaviors that occur prior to striking.
no eye retraction, antennal movement or the ability to right themselves when turned on their dorsal surface) were also sacrificed for histology.
irrigatus, mention that the adults can be recognized by the frons without setae; antenna short, same length in both sexes, about 30 flagellomeres; antennal fossae separated by about width of pedicel; fore femur without clavate setae; ocular rim without setae; fore femoral sense hair as long as fore femur and mid femoral sense hair; mesonotum without blade-like setae; tibial spurs present; pretarsal claws large, longer than one-half length of distal tarsomere; pilula axillaris large; fore wing vein 2A runs in a fairly even curve toward 3A; posterior area of hind wing narrower than presectoral area, CuA bends to hind margin at or before origin of medial fork; anterior banksian line weakly developed; fore wing without dark brown stripe in mediocubital area.
Meanwhile, the County Medical Officer Gabriel Chingoth said although generally the quality of health service had remarkably improved, there is still refusal of family planning services and low turn-up for antennal care services in the vast Lakes state county.
The genus Cyphonotus Fischer von Waldheim, 1824 differs from all other Palaearctic and NW Oriental genera of Melolonthini by the following combination ofcharacters: body large and stout (26-40 mm), outer margin of protibia with three strong teeth, subapical calcar of protibia missing in both sexes, clypeus with widely rounded anterior angles, antennal club 4-segmented and very short in both sexes (Baraud, 1992; Medvedev, 1951).
Morphological terminology follows that of McAlpine (1981), except for the 3rd antennal segment, which is referred to as the "postpedicel" as in Stuckenberg (1999) and not as antennal flagellomere 1.