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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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Male and female genital fields similar to Unionicola; pedipalps slightly elongate and cylindrical, with basal segments not noticeably thicker than distal segments; first walking leg with distinctive setal pattern that is somewhat more reduced than that of the subgenus Unionicola; first walking leg with long, pointed setae on small tubercles.
The addition of the projects module will give Setal increased control over engineering and fabrication projects in real-time across all modules within their enterprise application.
These pappose setae have 2 distinct rows of long, light, delicate setules, which are inserted alternately on the setal shaft.
Our ability to produce these large extruded pieces for Technip/Fels Setal and to deliver them on schedule demonstrates that Alcoa helps its customers succeed by partnering with them.
Adult dorsal setal patterns in the family Phytoseiidae (Acari: Gamasina).
Early forms of the lesions are symmetric and are centered on the setal cores of the dorsum of the animal.
The project management and procurement activities for the topsides will be shared (25%/75%) between Technip and Fels Setal.
Subgenital plate extended well beyond pygofer side, all setal groups present, A-group setae arising near base of plate, B-group setae scattered along dorsal margin, C-group setae large, arranged in a single row, D-group setae sparse and short (Figs.
Each lobster's weight, carapace length, disease status, and sex were also recorded, and the molt stage of each lobster was assigned based on the extent of setal development of the telson (Waddy et al.
Fore femur with a single median tooth arising slightly anterior of center from inner face, length of this tooth (measured from dorsal margin of femur to apex of tooth and excluding apical setal tuft) subequal to maximum width of femur on basal half (Fig.
The shorter setae are placed posteriorly to and cover most of the extension of the series of longer setae, forming a large black to reddish brown setal plate.