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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Supra-antennal grooves large and deep, no furrow developed towards torulus.
Supraantennal grooves large and deep, with conspicuous furrow towards lateral margin of torulus.
Both homonymical and synonymical usage abounds with anatomical terminology of insects, namely Heteroptera, such as "antennal tubercle, antennal sclerite, antennifer, antenniferous tubercle, antennal socket, torus, 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.