torulus


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torulus

 [tor´u-lus] (L.)
a small elevation.
torulus tac´tilis a tactile elevation in the skin of the palms and soles.

tor·u·lus

, pl.

tor·u·li

(tōr'ū-lŭs, -lī),
A minute elevation or papilla.
[L. dim. of torus, a protuberance, swelling]

torulus

/tor·u·lus/ (tor´u-lus) pl. tor´uli   [L.] a small elevation; a papilla.
to´ruli tac´tiles  small tactile elevations in the skin of the palms and soles.

tor·u·lus

, pl. toruli (tōr'yū-lŭs, -lī)
A minute elevation or papilla.
[L. dim. of torus, a protuberance, swelling]

torulus

pl. toruli [L.] a small elevation.
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Toruli separated from each other by a distance only slightly, if at all, greater than diameter of torulus.
Supraantennal grooves large and deep, with conspicuous furrow towards lateral margin of torulus.
6 times as long as height of lower face (distance between antennal rim and tip of clypeus); diameter of torulus only very slightly longer than distance between them, distance between torulus and inner margin of eye 1.
Frons with conspicuous arcuated lateral carinae extending at the base of torulus until near central ocellus (Figure 6, see arrow), interantennal carina distinct.