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pappose

(păp′pōs) [L. pappus, down]
Covered with fine, downy hair.
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Pappose setae are present on the middle article from this stage onward, as shown in the juvenile (Fig.
There are two or occasionally three small groupings (one to five setae per grouping) of setae on the distal portion of the endopodite, in combinations of serrate, plumodenticulate, simple, and pappose setae.
A variety of functions have been reported for setae armed with long setules, such as the plumose, pappose, and plumodenticulate setae found on the maxillules and maxillae of P.