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pulvillus

(pŭl-vĭl′əs)
n. pl. pul·villi (-vĭl′ī′)
A soft, cushionlike pad on the foot of an insect, such as the housefly, by which it clings to a surface.

pulvillus

a cushion or pad between the claws on an insect foot.