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se·ta

, pl.

set·ae

(sē'tă, -tē),
A bristle or a slender, stiff, bristle-like structure.
Synonym(s): chaeta
[L. saeta or seta, a stiff hair or bristle]

seta

(sē′tə)
n. pl. se·tae (-tē)
A stiff hair, bristle, or bristlelike process or part on an organism, especially an invertebrate.

se′tal (sēt′l) adj.

se·ta

, pl. setae (sē'tă, -tē)
A bristle or a slender, stiff, bristle like structure.
[L. saeta or seta, a stiff hair or bristle]

seta

  1. the erect aerial part of the spore-producing structure of mosses or liverworts.
  2. see CHAETA.
  3. a slender, straight prickle.

seta

a bristle. Called also chaeta.
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