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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]
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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.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

seta

  1. the erect aerial part of the spore-producing structure of mosses or liverworts.
  2. see CHAETA.
  3. a slender, straight prickle.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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The work placement will be supported by workshop training at Seta in mutually agreed engineering training units, similar to those contained in the engineering apprenticeship programmes.
It is present as follows: light brown, darker in color than legs; dorsal side of movable finger darker than hand; galeal seta present; hand with 5 simple setae; external seta longer than fixed finger; galea with 3 to 5 distal rami; rallum with 3 blades; serrula exterior with 14-17 blades; and fixed finger with 6 teeth, 3 terminal teeth small and acute, and 3 basal teeth large and blunt, these teeth are as large as those of deutonymph.
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The warning letter outlined a series of lesser "deviations" discovered during an annual inspection last March and directed SETA to take action to see that they are corrected.
2N) Bilobed buds, not functional; no seta and hair on buds; no further development from the 1st stage.
SETA also has a full-time office in Richmond, Virginia, run by Jim and Rosemary Smith.
It can be easily recognized by a combination of characters including: 1) the long proximal seta on the first segment of maxilliped (arrow in Fig.
Head tubercle (DL + L + So) with 11 setae; seta D not fused with tubercle Af; seta O present or absent; seta A slightly shorter than seta B (Figs.
The French airport operator announced last week that it was planning to exercise its option to exchange its 25.5% shareholding in Servicios de Tecnologia Aeroportuaria (SETA), a strategic partner of OMA, for OMA B shares held by SETA, which represent 4.3% of OMA's total equity (3.2% net of taxes), and of its intention to sell this equity interest in OMA through an international private placement outside Mexico.
Head (Figure 3): apical setae 0.08-0.09 mm long (n=2); two pairs of lower facial papillae (one asetose and the other setose), three pairs of lateral facial papillae, one pair setose and two without seta. Prothoracic spiracle (Figure 4) elongate 0.20-0.30 mm long (n=3) and thin.